Strivr raises funds from Accenture and Workday In USD35M Series


Strivr, a Santa Clara, CA-based platform for enterprise-scale Virtual Reality (VR) solutions, received investment from Accenture Ventures and Workday Ventures.

The strategic investments were part of the company’s latest $35m Series B round, which is being led by Georgian, with participation of additional new investors including Bank of America and Gaingels.

The company plans to use these funds to accelerate immersive upskilling/reskilling solutions within the enterprise and to further enhance its position as the platform of preference for improving workforce performance using VR.

Strive is led by Derek Belch, founder, CEO and chief executive officer. Strive offers an immersive learning platform that enables the creation, delivery and management of VR-based training to optimize worker performance. Enterprises can use Strivr to gain unique learning data and assessment data that allows them to evaluate their role potential and predict future learning outcomes. Strivr works with Fortune 1000 companies and elite sports teams to improve performance. The company has partnered, among other things, with Bank of America and MGM Resorts, Sprouts (Verizon), Walmart, and Verizon.

Strivr also announced it is now part of Accenture Ventures’ Project Spotlight, an engagement and investment program focused on investing in companies that create or apply disruptive enterprise technologies. Strivr has also joined Workday Software Partner Program. The company plans to integrate its immersive platform with Workday Content Cloud. This will assist enterprises who face challenges in training, upskilling or reskilling workers.

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