Top 5 HRTech startups spearheading in the Leadership Development space


While mentorship can be a pillar of any learning and development plan, it may have a pivotal role to play in succession planning. Leadership skills are the foundation of a successful HR practice. Elements of leadership include persuasion, communication, coaching, advising, adaptability, and organizational management, among others. 

Looking at the HR latest trends, we have seen how diversity drives innovation and inclusion & diversity in a leadership program empowers decision-makers. Employees/ staff experiences should be simple and collaborative, so everyone gain value out of each other and simultaneously grow together in the process.

The base of L&D programs should be able to further create career progression roadmap for all the working staff and employees based on their learning. As per the recent study, along with leadership development, employee investment too was seen on the rise. In India and U.S, the count for formal leadership training has almost by doubled citing that at the end of the day leadership practices contribute to the overall success of the companies/ Startups.

Here are the top 5 HRTech startups spearheading in the Leadership Development space:


NWORX is a B2B SaaS platform used by professional development service providers or directly by enterprises across India, Europe, and Africa to improve the performance of leaders and professionals. NWORX offers engaging and effective leadership and professional development that is completely embedded in the flow of everyday work of a professional. The company aims to be the category leader in leadership and professional development addressing business challenges across growth, transformation, and future readiness of the workforce.The services automated by the NWORX platform democratize professional development, managing human ROI in business terms.

15 Five

Built using the Positive Product Design™ method, 15Five is a platform that offers software aligned to the latest positive psychology research with a mission to create highly-engaged, high-performing organizations by helping people become their best selves.


CoachHub is a digital coaching solution enabling personalized coaching and professional development for employees at all career levels. A pool of certified top coaches from all around the world and an application for web and smartphone allows live coaching sessions via video. CoachHub turns managers into inspiring leaders, boosts team performance and helps employees grow personally and professionally. Their vision is a personal coach for every employee, accompanying them as a guide to measurably advance their careers.


Started as an Assessment Driven Career & Job Portal (B2c) Fund Raise from Nirvana Ventures in 2011,it powers modern Assessment Centers & Development Programs, with Efficiency, Speed and Insights. The platform combines technology with behavioral science to help organisations relook at their hiring, development and succession planning processes and to take them virtual, while also enhancing operational efficiency and optimizing costs.

 Better Up

The BetterUp® experience brings together world-class coaching, AI technology, and behavioral science experts to deliver change at scale — improving individual resilience, adaptability, and effectiveness. It creates hyper-personalized experiences for the members, and their interactive content, analytics, and real-time data also tracks progress and provides unparalleled insights for organizations and individuals.

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