The edtech company serves the non-academic learning needs of businesses and professionals by providing access to highly-curated specialist courses delivered by maestros – renowned experts – in subjects including tennis, basketball, dance, yoga, fitness, cooking and hairstyle.
Through their all–in–one content platform, clients access more than 25 hours of videos per course as well as tools to monitor their progress and performance, delivered by experts such as Toni Nadal; world’s most successful tennis coach, Božidar Maljković; considered one of the best European Basketball Coaches of all times as well as Kim Kimble – a top celebrity hairstylist whose clients include Beyoncé and Halle Berry.
The Barcelona-based company, which currently has more than 50 employees, was founded in 2016 by Aniol Brosa and Oriol Segundo whose previous venture was a franchising group of dance academies that became the largest in their sector in Europe.
“We aim to create a long-lasting company that serves society, our employees and our shareholders; while helping our “Maestros” to preserve their legacy in a meaningful, global and profitable way. We feel fortunate to create products and services that are fostering high-class education as a cornerstone for a better world.”
Aniol Brosa, co-founder and CEO of World Mastery, said: “We aim to create a long-lasting company that serves society, our employees and our shareholders; while helping our “Maestros” to preserve their legacy in a meaningful, global and profitable way. We feel fortunate to create products and services that are fostering high-class education as a cornerstone for a better world.”
Primarily targeting businesses such as academies and corporates as well as freelance professional instructors and tutors, World Mastery has tapped into the rapidly growing e-learning market which is predicted to exceed $300bn by 2025.
“It’s a great joy to know that thousands of professionals have improved their lives and feel empowered thanks to our expert-led platform, that gives them key lessons and values from the best in their profession,” added Oriol Segundo co-founder and COO of World Mastery.
With a strong customer growth since inception, World Mastery’s online courses are used by more than 10.000 customers across 105 countries with the U.S. being the company’s primary market, followed by Spain, Italy, Mexico and France.
Jordi Vinas, Nauta Capital’s General Partner who will join the company’s board, commented: “We are very impressed with Aniol and Oriol’s ability to build a global business in such a short space of time. They have achieved a clear product-market fit and strong commercial growth, and we’re excited to support World Mastery become a category leader in their domain.”
“We couldn’t be happier to welcome Nauta Capital on board, with whom we will deploy an ambitious growth plan, that will lead the company to expand into new categories, strengthen our go-to-market and consolidate our international footprint,” explains Aniol.
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About World Mastery
World Mastery provides structured online courses for businesses and professionals delivered by renowned experts in subjects including tennis, basketball, dance, yoga, fitness, cooking and hairstyle. More than 10,000 customers across 105 countries use World Mastery. Find out more https://www.world-mastery.com/
About Nauta Capital
Nauta Capital is a pan-European Venture Capital firm investing in early-stage technology companies, with offices in London, Barcelona and Munich. Nauta’s main areas of investment interests include B2B Software propositions, disruptive digital media companies, and enabling technologies for mobile and the Internet. Nauta has €365M million under management and invests in Western Europe. Nauta has led investments in more than 50 companies including Brandwatch, Marfeel, Nextail, Holded, MishiPay, Mercaux, ForceManager, GetApp, BeMyEye, Geoblink, Smarp,Talentry and ABA English. Find out more www.nautacapital.com