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John Chambers’ JC2 Ventures backs BigSpring, AI-powered work readiness platform

JC2 Ventures, a purpose-driven venture capital firm founded and led by the former Executive Chairman and CEO of Cisco Systems John Chambers, announced that it has backed BigSpring, the category-defining work readiness platform.
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Adam Grant, one of the world’s 10 most influential management thinkers, joins BigSpring as an advisor

Adam Grant, organizational psychologist and bestselling author, who helps people find meaning and motivation at work, has joined BigSpring as an advisor.
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The top 5 product lessons on how this startup delivers learning with measurable ROI for Google, Uber and Samsung

Bhakti Vithalani is the founder and CEO of BigSpring, the US-based lifelong skilling platform. BigSpring launched in 2017 as the only platform to measure ROI from learning. Since then, the startup has served more than 1m users worldwide and works with enterprise clients such as Google, Uber, Samsung and Tata Steel to train their employees.
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Wharton Watchlist: BigSpring - A novel way to teach workers new skills

In 2004, our Founder & CEO, Bhakti Vithalani started business school at Wharton with this stated goal in her application, “I aspire to start a company providing technology solutions to the education sector… accelerating educational development around the world…“. Today, to be featured in Wharton Magazine’s watchlist of viral new products and companies is doubly exciting!
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Inspirational Women Leaders Of Tech: Bhakti Vithalani of BigSpring On The Five Things You Need To Know In Order To Create A Very Successful Tech Company

Grit simply means you ‘Show up’. I’ve had a tremendous journey these past three years as the launch of BigSpring coincided with the birth of my two children. I launched BigSpring a few months after my daughter was born and had my son earlier this year at the onset of the pandemic. Combine the sleepless nights of parenting with the extreme highs and lows of a startup and it can all get quite demanding. I’ve found I best move forward when I set lofty goals for the long-term and simply focus on ‘showing up’ day-to-day.
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“Grit simply means you ‘Show up’”, With Douglas Brown and Bhakti Vithalani of BigSpring

Grit simply means you ‘Show up’. I’ve had a tremendous journey these past three years as the launch of BigSpring coincided with the birth of my two children. I launched BigSpring a few months after my daughter was born and had my son earlier this year at the onset of the pandemic. Combine the sleepless […]
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BigSpring Names Hugo Bague and Frits van Paasschen to its Advisory Board

BigSpring, a mobile lifelong skilling platform, today announced the appointments of former CEO of Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Frits van Paasschen, and former Group Executive of Rio Tinto plc, Hugo Bague, as advisors.
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BigSpring Announces Arun Nagarajan as Chief Technology Officer for its Next-Generation Lifelong Learning Platform

Nagarajan will be responsible for building and managing BigSpring’s engineering and product teams.
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6 steps to nailing your remote performance review — and successfully setting yourself up for a pay or title bump

In addition to telling your boss what you've worked on, consider showing off your best projects by creating a digital portfolio, said Bhakti Vithalani, founder and CEO of BigSpring, a mobile learning platform focused on employee training.
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JA Worldwide Board of Governors Spotlight: Bhakti Vithalani

Bhakti Vithalani, Founder and CEO of BigSpring, a lifelong skilling platform, begins her first three-year term on the JA Worldwide Board of Governors in July. She will co-chair a newly formed Learning Experiences Committee formed to achieve greater scalability and impact at JA.
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Greg Badros joins BigSpring, the mobile learning and productivity startup, as Advisor