Gemba, a corporate VR training platform used by Coca-Cola and Pfizer, has raised $18 million in a Series A round of funding led by NEA.
Founded in 2016, Gemba delivers VR-based training simulations for businesses across a range of industries including healthcare, manufacturing, and retail. The company’s platform is designed to help employees learn new skills or refresh existing ones in a more immersive and effective way than traditional methods like e-learning or in- person training.
Gemba’s customers include some of the world’s largest companies, such as Coca-Cola, Pfizer, and Walmart. The company says that its VR training simulations have been used by over 10,000 employees at these and other enterprises.
With the new funding, Gemba plans to continue expanding its VR training platform and its team. The company says it will use the funding to grow its sales and marketing efforts, as well as to develop new features for its VR training simulations.
This round of funding brings Gemba’s total raise to $28 million. The company’s previous investors include FirstMark Capital, VR Ventures, and Boost VC.
Gemba raises $18M to continue building out its VR training platform
Gemba, a corporate VR training platform used by Coca-Cola and Pfizer, has raised $18 million in a Series A funding round led by G invested.
Gemba’s platform is used by some of the biggest names in the industry, including Coca-Cola, Pfizer, and Walmart. The company has now raised a total of $21 million.
Gemba’s VR training platform helps companies to train their employees more effectively and efficiently. The platform can be used for a variety of training scenarios, such as sales training, health and safety training, or even onboarding new employees.
The company plans to use the new funding to continue building out its VR training platform and expanding its sales and marketing efforts. Gemba is also planning to launch a new product this year that will help companies to create their own VR training content.
“There is a big opportunity in front of us to help companies train their employees better and more efficiently,” said Gemba CEO, Adam Geller. “We believe that VR is the future of training and we’re excited to continue to lead the way in this space.”
Gemba, a corporate VR training platform used by Coca-Cola and Pfizer, raises $18M
Gemba, a corporate VR training platform used by Coca-Cola and Pfizer, has raised $18M in a Series A round of funding led by venture capital firms Edison Partners and Grotech Ventures.
The funds will be used to double down on product development and expand the team. Currently, Gemba counts Coca-Cola, Pfizer, and Morimoto among its customers.
Founded in 2016, Gemba’s platform allows large companies to create and distribute VR training content to their employees. The company counts Coca-Cola, Pfizer, and Morimoto among its customers.
“What separates Gemba from others in the VR training space is our ability to track data and performance metrics in a way that helps businesses see a return on their investment,” said co-founder and CEO Matt Miesnieks in a statement.
Gemba’s platform is currently being used by Coca-Cola for sales training, and by Pfizer for medical sales training. The company has plans to expand its platform to other areas, such as safety and compliance training.
“We see VR as a transformational technology for training, and are thrilled to be partnering with Gemba to help them realize their vision,” said Edison Partners partner Scott Andrews in a statement.