ChatGPT for career growth? Practica introduces AI-based career coaching and mentorship

Can an AI be your mentor? That’s what a startup called Practica believes. The company, which evolved out of a marketplace for one-on-one executive coaching, has now launched an AI system built o

This founder wants to take on the biggest coaching startups with a group-focused approach

Nishika de Rosairo, the founder and chief executive of HumanQ, has a vision for employee coaching that disagrees with some of the biggest, and most valuable, startups out there. Instead of one-to-one

TaskHuman lands $20M to expand its virtual coaching platform

TaskHuman, a professional development platform focused on coaching, today announced that it raised $20 million in Series B funding led by Madrona with participation from Impact Venture Capital, RingCe

CoachHub raises $200M led by Sofina and SoftBank Vision Fund 2

Digital coaching platform CoachHub plans to further expand in the Asia Pacific and other regions of the world after raising a $200 million Series C. The round, led by Sofina and Softbank Vision Fund 2

Leland breaks into the coaching space with a focus on careers, not classes

The coaching world is crowded. There’s BetterUp, a re-skilling platform that wants to bring executive coaching to employees, and Sounding Board, which mixes SaaS and coaching services. Not to mentio

Cowboy Ventures’ Ted Wang: CEO coaching is ‘about having a second set of eyes’

'I think you want insight from people who understand how human beings listen and learn and grow.'

Investors and business leaders: It’s time to take coaching mainstream

Business leaders are led to believe that reaching out for support is a sign of weakness. That stigma is a huge part of the problem.

‘Breaking Into Startups’: Torch CEO and Well Clinic founder Cameron Yarbrough on mental health & coaching

There has long been a stigma associated with therapy and mental health coaching, a stigma that is even more pronounced in the business world, despite considerable evidence of the efficacy of services.

Apple strikes a deal with MLB to put iPads in dugouts

The MLB is taking a page from the NFL’s playbook and equipping teams with tablets to use during games for the 2016 season. But, instead of Microsoft Surface Tablets, the MLB has made a deal wit

Goal-Tracking And Self-Improvement App Lift Adds Personal Coaching, Raises $1.1M More

Lift, the mobile app incubated by Twitter co-founders’ Obvious Corp., launched last year to help people build healthier habits and achieve their goals by offering a simple way to track your pro