ChangeEngine, a San Francisco-based innovative workplace management solution that enables companies to discover, design, and deliver the employee moments that matter most, recently announced that it has raised $5.5 million in seed round led by Struck Capital with participation from Bonfire Ventures, Builders VC, and Forward Partners.
The startup will utilize the funds to build modern AI into its platform to democratize idea generation, visual design, tonal variations, and predictive insights. In addition, it formed a robust advisory network of industry thought leaders and are continuing to grow their product & engineering teams alongside their go-to-market teams.
Founded in 2021 by Andrew Higashi, Kes Thygesen, Gaurav Saini, and Rick Tank, ChangeEngine is a ‘future of work’ company that enables individuals and teams to discover, design, and execute employee-facing initiatives. With this, companies can attract & retain top talent, increase the adoption of key employee initiatives, and save hundreds of hours via internal communications automation. It boasts a robust suite of integrations embedded across a wide range of systems of record.
The company believes in building human connections—voice & ideas matter. It’s team has a diverse backgrounds reshaping the art of the possible, and building the next big workplace tech solution.
Sharing about the company, Co-founder & CEO of ChangeEngine, Andrew Higashi, said:
ChangeEngine is a command center for all employee-facing initiatives: a centralized platform for companies to design & deliver the employee moments that matter most. In this economic climate, leaders are aware that they need to uplevel their internal communications and sustain alignment across global teams – but it’s a struggle to do so with existing disparate systems that don’t talk to each other. ChangeEngine is a transformative solution that allows companies to execute internal campaigns across the entire employee lifecycle, bringing them to the forefront of the future of work.
The platform helps companies treat their employees like internal customers in the hybrid work environment by syncing with their employee data, creating employee persona segments to drive high-value communications, designing engaging visual content that aligns the external & internal brand, and empowering companies to launch best-in-class workplace initiatives faster with their hand-curated template library. It has offices in London and LatAm.
Founder & Managing Partner of Struck Capital, Adam Struck, added:
ChangeEngine arrives at an opportune time given broader trends toward greater employee engagement and productivity for a distributed workforce through digitization. It’s not often that you see a shift as significant as the hybrid workplace model. Moreover, ChangeEngine’s co-founders have both the domain expertise and technical experience to take this market by storm.