Venture capital firm Pear VC recently invested in next-generation professional community platform Ladder. The startup has raised $3.7 million in funding rounds from several investors, including Pear VC, and has also announced the launch of its new mobile app. Giving information about its investment in Ladder, which was established in the year 2020, Pear VC has also shared his views about this startup.
“We are extremely honored to continue to support Ladder in their seed rounds alongside Forerunner, Seven Seven Six and more incredible people with the same belief in building a team for our generation,” Pear VC said in a blog. . This funding will expand Ladder’s team and help them develop more innovative ways to help professionals and communities get the most out of their careers’.
Pear VC further said that ‘Ladder is a company made for everyone. It is meant to meaningfully engage early career talent, community builders and companies to launch their own professional communities, to create communities for narrowing job opportunities. Pear VC reported that as the first MVP, Ladder also launched an instant proof-of-concept newsletter called ‘Remote Students’ to serve graduate students looking for remote internships during the Corona pandemic.According to Pear VC, the reach of this newsletter reached 30,000 students in the first week itself. The venture capital firm stated in its blog that ‘Ladder continued to define its product strategy, test new features, engage in its core mission, and code Ladder within four weeks’. The Pear VC said that ‘we are very proud to see the Ladder team grow and grow’.
Pear VC, a venture capital firm founded by Pejman Nojad and Mar Hershenson, is an early-stage venture fund. The firm’s co-founding managers have historically invested in early-stage tech startups such as Doordash, Guardant Health, Gusto, Dropbox, Lending Club, Zoosk, Addepar, Path and many more. Pear VC says they invest in exceptional founders who are creating new ones.