Uncategorized /March 14, 2019

From EdSurge: Mark Cuban, ECMC Lead $1.9M Round for Cluster to Develop Industrial Tech Talent

EdSurge covered the announcement of Cluster’s Seed round of fundraising. The article explores the evolution of roles at Industrial companies, and features quotes from our CEO, Kim Taylor, and Mark Cuban, who was one of our lead investors.

Article highlights:

“In the industrial manufacturing sector, “there is obviously unfilled demand, and I’m a believer that robotics and AI will materially change the nature of work over the next decade,” Mark Cuban.

But these aren’t the manufacturing jobs of yesteryear. The new roles require new digital skills—with design tools like Siemens NX and CATIA, and companies struggle to find qualified candidates, according to Cluster’s founder and CEO, Kim Taylor. That’s where she says her startup comes in. “We have the vertical expertise to efficiently connect talented people with places where they can work.”

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