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The world is changing. Challenges such as turbo-digitization, climate crises, and pandemics can no longer be met with technical skills alone. Emotional skills such as flexible problem solving and resilience will be crucial in the future. With DeepSkill, we enable all employees in companies to develop these skills.
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hubraum, the incubator of Deutsche Telekom, and Hermann Ude (tt-s. com), invest a six-figure sum in DeepSkill. Read more
After a seven-figure financing last year, Cologne-based start-up DeepSkill continues to grow strongly.
Employees no longer want to pretend on the job. For companies, it’s a matter of promoting and embedding empathy. “You first have to acknowledge that empathy is a skill that can be learned.” Read more
Wirtschaft Köln Unplugged
From hierarchy to empathy, from demanding to encouraging: Not only are the places where people work changing in many companies, but the way they work is also changing. And this means that many managers in particular are facing new tasks. Miriam Mertens is convinced that “you can also learn human leadership.”
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Düsseldorf. The founders of the Cologne-based tech start-up DeepSkill, Miriam Mertens and Peter Goeke, can press ahead with the expansion of their digital platform for holistic HR development. The early-stage investor High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) joins management consultancy Kienbaum and other investors such as Ina Schlie, co-chair of the female investor network encourageventures, and Anna Kaiser, co-founder of the recently sold start-up Tandemploy, to invest a seven-figure sum in the start-up. Read full article
High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF)
Female founders and investors are still heavily outnumbered in Germany, as new figures show. Why this is and what could change. Miraim Mertens is herself a co-founder and CEO of a startup and believes that the low percentage of women in the scene has several reasons. Read more
Digital transformation, employee turnover and the war for talent: Many traditional companies are facing major challenges, explains Peter Goeke, co-founder of Deep Skill in the podcast “ekonomy mit K”. With the start-up, he and co-founder Miriam Mertens want to help companies not only meet the challenges of change with new tools or processes, but also take their employees by the hand. Listen to podcast
Miriam Mertens founded DeepSkill together with Peter Goeke. For the first time, the company enables all employees to develop and expand their emotional skills, i.e. competencies, by means of tech-supported people development programs. Mertens, a computer scientist, is passionate about emotional competence and technology. Read more
Women are significantly less likely to access venture capital than men. Funding for female founders is often not easy. Watch video
Partnership: DeepSkill and Kienbaum for HR Excellence
Kienbaum complements its range of services with DeepSkill for even more effective digital development formats, such as personalized learning and coaching programs. The consulting company
DeepSkill part of the second round of Scale-up.NRW
Within the NRW regional program, we are one of eleven start-ups that will receive intensive support for growth and expansion into international markets over the next
Six-digit investment and strategic support for DeepSkill
Two new investors have joined DeepSkill since the beginning of February and are supporting us with new funding. With hubraum and Managing Partner of tt-s