karriere tutor

At a glance

Year of investment: 2022
Revenues 2021: c. 23 million1
Number of employees: c. 150
CEO: Oliver Herbig
Board: to be announced

1Covid19 adjusted revenues 2021: # participants were adjusted by unsustainable offline-online shift. 2021A revenues of EUR 27.


Leading digital provider of statesubsidized professional training facilitating the successful reintegration for unemployed people into the labor market

karriere tutor was launched by Oliver Herbig in 2015 and has developed into the leading digital provider of state-subsidized professional training in Germany. Today, karriere tutor employs around 150 people and offers 800 certified online courses with professional development content. Digitalization and Industry 4.0 are the focus of karriere tutor’s digital learning offering, as these trends will shape the requirements of tomorrow’s job market and be crucial to successful reintegration into the labour market. With a combination of digital courses, individual online support and intensive career counselling, the Company has already trained 15,000 graduates, supporting their reintegration into skilled jobs. karriere tutor has also started offering digital courses to improve the integration of refugees in Germany.

Return with impact investment rationale

Trill Impact sees strong potential in joining forces to help promote digital training for a successful professional future. Key impact and investment attractions include:

  • Strong track-record and positioning in government-funded professional training laying foundation for continued significant growth
  • Opportunity to further expand the digital course offering for government-funded professional training covering main requirements of tomorrow’s job market
  • Acceleration through increased brand awareness and training accessibility, thereby making the courses accessible to even more graduates
  • Potential to further professionalize the organization, including expanding digital sales and marketing expertise and ramping up automatization of business processes


"Education for a better world – that is karriere tutor’s mission. With Trill Impact, we have found an owner who shares this vision, our values and entrepreneurial spirit. Together we want to grow the range of courses, expand into adjacent educational offerings and offer future-proof professional education.” Stated Oliver Herbig, co-CEO and Founder of karriere tutor


karriere tutor's societal solution

karriere tutor facilitates the successful reintegration for unemployed people into the labor market and contributes to closing the German skills gap, especially in digitalization and industry 4.0-related jobs

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    Societal challenge

    Germany is facing a significant skills gap challenge in nearest years

    Expected decline in demand for low and intermediate-skilled specialists and routine work skills that imply further training needs for more than 2 million people

    Shortage of advanced skills required to transition to Industry 4.0 / digitalization / green economy demanding around 700,000 people with technological skills

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    SDG Contribution

    SDG #4.4: Increase the number of people who have relevant skills, including technical and vocational skills

    SDG #8.5: Full and productive employment and decent work for all women and men

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