Around 10 months ago, Dominic, Michael and I (Alvaro) started talking about launching something together. We shared a passion for enabling other people to build better careers and lives, and showing the world the benefits and opportunities of working in sales.
Six months and one trip to Portugal later, Hyrise Academy was born.
Our purpose was clear: To give people the space they deserve in the digital economy by building the educational model of the future: accessible and designed for employability.
The past months have been filled with some great progress. We:
Today, we are very happy to announce three more people that will be joining us in this great journey as early-stage investors:
Dirk, Martin and Felix bring extensive experience as founders themselves, and are also investors at several great companies. They bring huge value to our team, and we couldn't think of better partners to continue pursuing our purpose.
The six-digit funding round enables us to move more effectively in all of the areas that are key to our success. We will continue to build the best tech sales program in the industry, be laser-focused on placing our students at top tech companies and make some key initial hires.
We want to thank everyone who has supported us so far on our journey from idea to launch, funding, and beyond ♥️
As a parent of two small children, Lara needed a flexible, online bootcamp that could accommodate her schedule and help her land a career in tech right after graduation. Lara shares how Hyrise Academy gave her the real world experience she needed to pivot her career from academia to tech sales.
Are you considering entering a career in tech sales and curious as to what your day-to-day would look like? Let us break it down for you! Tech sales are far from your typical, structured 9-to-5 job. You are the owner of your own results, and your reward potential is determined by how hard you work. Tech sales require you to be curious and proactive, self-motivated and constantly looking for new ways to improve.
Wir hatten das Vergnügen Anna Reißfelder zu interviewen um einen tieferen Einblick in die tägliche Arbeit und Unternehmenskultur zu gewinnen. Anna Reißfelder ist Sales Managerin. Anna erzählte uns was sie vor ihrer Zeit bei Doctolib gemacht hat, wie es war sich beruflich zu verändern, wie die tägliche Arbeit im Vertrieb aussieht und wie vielfältig die Entwicklungsmöglichkeiten sind.