COLOGNE, Germany — May 27, 2022 — how.fm, a Cologne, Germany-based SaaS training platform enabling warehouse operators to onboard, upskill, and support their operators every day, raised $5.4 million in a seed funding round led by Join Capital.
Previous investors Kindred Capital and Capnamic Ventures also participated, along with new investors ex-Amazon UK CEO, Christopher North; CEO of Berlin-based logistics service, Forto, Michael Wax; and angel investments from Allegro CEO Francois Nuyts and business angel Andrej Henkler.
The company will use the funding to recruit across the business, grow its commercial teams in Cologne and London, and further, expand into the manufacturing, retail, and food industries.
As part of the funding Join Capital Partner, Jan Borgstädt will join the how.fm board.
Company: SoundReply Solutions GmbH
Round: Seed Round
Funding Month: Seed Round
Lead Investors: Join Capital
Additional Investors: Kindred Capital, Capnamic Ventures, Christopher North, Michael Wax, Francois Nuyts, and Andrej Henkler
Company Website: https://www.how.fm/
Software Category: SaaS training platform
About the Company: Founded in 2019 by serial entrepreneurs Andreas Kwiatkowski and Farhoud Cheraghi, how.fm provides a software-as-a-service training platform, allowing enterprise customers to onboard, upskill, and support their operators every day. how.fm platform provides high-volume training solutions for workers speaking any language based on easily documented and updated standards across sites, ensuring safety and compliance as well as quality and continuous improvement. how.fm’s current clients include leading logistics professionals Kühne + Nagel and Ingram Micro. Further, brand names such as Bloom & Wild, Fressnapf, and many more across Europe use how.fm to generate policies and process training and train their workers in over 30 different languages. Headquarters in Cologne, Germany.