EdTech Startup CareAcademy Brings In $1.7 Million
CareAcademy announced it has secured $1.7 million in seed financing. Three investors participated in the round: Rethink Education, Techstars Ventures, and Lumina Foundation.
Boston-based CareAcademy provides expert-developed online training for senior home care professionals. Hour-long video courses, which can be accessed by any mobile device, cover critical topics such as infection control, nutrition and meal preparation, dementia, fall prevention, and safe transfers.
The company revealed that, in addition to using the funding to expand its training portfolio, CareAcademy is planning to create Spanish-language versions of its courses and add new functionality to its training platform. It will also be expanding its sales and marketing team.