The learning and upskilling platform.

Signal Peak Ventures, Owl Ventures, GSV Ventures, Jump Capital


Dan Tesjnak – VP Sales, EMEA & APAC 

Point of Engagement

Series C ($181.5million)

Project Duration

2 years


Degreed is a leading learning and workforce upskilling platform providing large-scale training solutions for enterprises of all sizes worldwide.

A stand-out in an expanding industry, Degreed is synonymous with the upskilling of workforces all over the world in things that interest them.  They are growing fast and that expansion demands access to top talent.

The Challenge

Degreed engaged with the challenge of building teams that would be responsible for the creation of of a best-in-class European go-to-market function. Working with the VP International to highlight great sales people in numerous countries whilst still being compatible with the culture the company was built on.

How it works delivered in-depth Talent Intelligence on the Sales functions of some of Degreed’s core eco-system competitors and other selected SaaS companies. This ultimately succeeded in gathering intuitive insights, and enabling Degreed to access and onboard some of their industry’s highest achieving sales talent.

Once in-depth knowledge is acquired, identifies key talent pools and engages this talent ongoingly in order to select and engage ideal profiles whilst at the same time boosting Degreed’s employment brand in this area.

Why it works

  • Degreed is a fast-growing SaaS company with motivation to hire the best Sales talent in their industry.
  • simultaneously understands the growth stage that Degreed is at, coupled with the type of talent that works well in this environment
  • Building exceptional sales teams both remote and in specific locations on behalf of growth SaaS companies is a core deliverable for

What are we doing?

Identifying Talent Pools of over achieving Sales people have high compatibility with Degreed’s hiring needs. This creates the building blocks for an intuitive and sustainable hiring process. Positioning as a perfect companion for growth.