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September 19, 2019

BetterUp #12 on Best Small and Medium Workplaces for Women -

September 17, 2019

How to Develop Leadership Skills in the Workplace: Q&A With Mars’ Summer Davies -

September 17, 2019

3 lessons that being in the NFL taught me about leadership -

September 16, 2019

Belonging At Work Is Essential - Here Are 4 Ways To Foster It -

September 12, 2019

Investing in the Future of the Worker, not Just the Future of Work -

September 9, 2019

The 6 key elements of employee experience -

June 13, 2019

BetterUp Receives $103 Million in Financing - Customers and investors validate BetterUp’s focus on advancing essential human skills and lasting behavior change as fundamental requirements for the future of work.

June 12, 2019

BetterUp raises $103M to fast-track employee learning and development - Lightspeed Venture Partners has led BetterUp's Series C financing.

June 12, 2019

BetterUp Receives $103 Million in Growth Financing - The funding is believed to be the largest thus far in the field of tech-enabled employee coaching, behavior change and wellness.

June 12, 2019

Employee-Coaching Startup BetterUp Grabs $103 Million - BetterUp’s Series C round was led by Lightspeed Venture Partners, with participation from Freestyle Capital, Crosslink Capital, Tenaya Capital, Silicon Valley Bank and Threshold Ventures, which changed its name from DFJ in January.

June 12, 2019

BetterUp, a career and life coaching platform for employees, raises $103 million - BetterUp, a career and life-coaching platform for employees, has raised $103 million in a series C round of funding led by Lightspeed Venture Partners.

June 12, 2019

First-time managers grow into their roles with personal coaches at Mars Inc. - Human Resources and Workforce Management News

June 4, 2019

Work Makes Us Lonely. BetterUp Is Working on a Solution to Fix That - There have never been more theories spun about what produces happier, more productive workers. BetterUp is using some actual science to get to the bottom of it.

May 15, 2019

Turning to tech, Mars revamps employee coaching benefit - The M&M’s manufacturer now offers a 36-week leadership program to first-time managers through mobile app BetterUp.

May 3, 2019

Why You Should Embrace Some of That Stress - Embracing stress, rather than fighting it, can make you stronger, smarter and happier, says Kelly McGonigal, health psychologist and author of The Upside of Stress.

March 5, 2019

This San Francisco startup gives employees five ‘inner work days’ a year to stay home and self-reflect - Dubbed "inner work days," these five days a year are meant to give employees dedicated time for self-reflection.

March 5, 2019

Why embracing the lack of meaning in your job could help you find it - Meaningful work comes in many forms, experts say. Here's how to find happiness in what you do, even if it's not a lifesaving job.

January 17, 2019

New Research Shows How to Turn Learning Into Lasting Transformation - You know the drill--go to a training, learn something new, forget it. Repeat.

December 18, 2018

Strong Suit 260: How to Rid Your Company of Lousy Managers - You have one key job. And that’s to ensure that you’re creating a wonderful place to work. Because that’s the only thing that’s going to attract top-performers. Unfortunately, most companies...

December 11, 2018

Career Coaching: What You Need To Know About The Industry’s Past And Future - Coaching is a billion-dollar industry. Discover the profession’s “great awakening” with future trends, pivotal aspects of the past and how you can best position your organization or company.

December 11, 2018

Workers say they’d give up $21,000 a year for a meaningful job, new survey finds - Nine out of 10 workers admitted they'd trade money for a workplace role that always offered them meaning. That's according to a survey of 2,285 American workers by BetterUp Labs, a leadership development company.

November 6, 2018

9 out of 10 People Are Willing to Earn Less Money to Do More Meaningful Work - 9 out of 10 People Are Willing to Earn Less Money to Do More Meaningful Work. They’d give up a significant amount of their future earnings.

November 2, 2018

Employee Video Training Platform Enables 24/7 Coaching - The training and development market has seen steady growth since 2009 and has given rise to on-demand employee video training, among other new methods for delivering coaching and training services. Startup BetterUp explains its coaching platform.

October 11, 2018

Career Coaching app CEO talks leadership development, company culture - "You don’t need passion to build a business; you can just see a gap in the market and go for it," BetterUp CEO Alexi Robichaux told the Business Times.

August 29, 2018

Coaching Apps Bolster Development Initiatives - New leadership-development platforms are promising to revolutionize the industry.

August 27, 2018

This New Research Lab Is Dedicated to Helping Your Workplace Perform Better - It's about to be your go-to for information on creativity, coaching, mental health, motivation and more.

August 4, 2018

This New Laboratory Will Explore How People Can Truly Flourish at Work - Inspired by the legendary Bell Labs, BetterUp’s new initiative puts pure research first, commerce second.

March 23, 2018

America’s Loneliest Workers, According to Research - America’s Loneliest Workers, According to Research. And what managers and colleagues can do to help.

March 22, 2018

7 reasons you should get your whole team a coach - Coaching newbie leaders improves performance and the bottom line. (And no, it doesn't have to cost a fortune.)

February 23, 2018

BetterUp launches platform that connects employees with professional coaches - BetterUp, a new startup that serves to open career coaching to anyone, has officially launched today and announced $12.9 million in funding from Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ), Social Capital, Freestyle, Crosslink, SV Angel, and Vista Venture Partners. The overall funding constitutes a $2.9 million seed round and $10 million Series A round. Based in San Francisco.