Gnowbe raises US$1.7M for Learning Application Platform
Founded in 2015 by entrepreneur So-Young Kang, Gnowbe announces $1.7million in seed funding from Coent Ventures, 500 Startups, POEMS Ventures, Koh Boon Hwee and Holly Liu.
Gnowbe stands for “grow knowledge into being” and is based on the belief that only through application can learning truly happen. “One can read 20 books on leadership and still be a terrible leader”, say Kang. “A good leader practices the principles and applies [them].” Gnowbe calls this process “Learn-Think-Apply-Share,” based on jack Mezirow’s theory of transformative learning.
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