Leading digital coaching provider sets up APAC headquarters in Singapore, aiming to support national upskilling agenda and grow regional presence with hundreds of coaches
CoachHub, the leading global talent development platform that enables organisations to create a personalised, measurable and scalable coaching programmes for the entire workforces, regardless of department and seniority level, today announces their expansion into Asia Pacific with the opening of its regional headquarters in Singapore. The company is fast growing, with over 3,000 highly trained and certified coaches globally, and at the time of launch, there are more than 400 local coaches available across APAC, offering support in multiple languages. CoachHub is set to pursue its global growth by continuing its mission of implementing a coaching culture and employee support network. Expanding their APAC team, CoachHub aims to develop their roster of qualified coaches to offer a strong presence across the region.
Heightened by the COVID pandemic, the region is aiming to upskill the workforce with many more Asian companies looking to create a dynamic, employee-driven approach to retain and attract talent through providing coaching and mentorship. Conversations around upskilling have come to the fore as establishments realise the need to build skills to stay relevant and competitive in the ever-changing environment of a post-pandemic world. The world of work is evolving, with more than 40% of core skills required to perform existing jobs expected to change, according to the World Economic Forum. CoachHub appeals to corporates by operating a holistic model through one-to-one continuous learning and development.
Tim MacCartney, Senior Vice President of CoachHub APAC, said: “With the future of work constantly evolving in the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, coaching has never been more important to train and support employees in order for them to reach their full potential. In the current age of digital transformation, and with companies focusing more and more on employee wellbeing, at CoachHub we believe that coaching helps individuals to gain their rightful place in their company, developing both personally and professionally through learning a mixture of soft and hard skills. We are thrilled to have officially launched here in APAC with our headquarters in Singapore and look forward to working with local companies on upskilling their workforces.”
By enabling personal digital coaching experiences for each individual employee, CoachHub’s mission is to partner with corporations across the region to boost career and personal performance. Offering multi-channel support from local highly-skilled coaches who speak a range of different languages allows CoachHub to deliver tailored upskilling sessions focusing on growth, goals, and learning. The company leverages AI-powered technology, matching coaches with individuals for an innovative, personalised, and powerful experience that has made it a global market leader in the space.
CoachHub raised US$80 million in their latest Series B2 Funding, bringing its total Series B capital to US$110 million. Backed by a collection of leading tech investors including RTP Global, HV Capital, Signals Venture Capital, Partech and Speedinvest, CoachHub is already the most globally recognised digital coaching provider. In February, the company acquired the coaching division of Klaiton, an innovative online platform for the placement of highly qualified consultants and coaches with organisations across Austria, Germany and Switzerland. With the acquisition of Klaiton, their pool grows to over 3,500 qualified and professional coaches.
Partnering with international clients including Danone, Credit Suisse, JTI and Criteo. Asia Pacific is one of CoachHub’s most exciting growth markets, rapidly expanding its presence across the region. CoachHub’s APAC branch is already supporting corporates such as B. Braun and Schneider Electric, and in partnership with local leading HR institutions or associations including IHRP, STADA and SHRM.