Paragon Skills Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1998

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 291

Employees

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 4

  • Investments
  • 1

Paragon Skills General Information

Description

Provider of government-funded career training services intended to deliver apprenticeships across businesses. The company specializes in offering vocational training in business administration, healthcare, warehousing, engineering and hairdressing along with hospitality, automotive and retail, enabling its customers to get a work environment to develop the skills needed to excel in their chosen careers effectively.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Papaya Group
Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Educational and Training Services (B2C)
Parent Company
Knovia Group
Corporate Office
  • Station Approach, Ashley Road
  • Boscombe
  • Bournemouth BH1 4NB
  • England, United Kingdom
+44 0800 000 0000

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Paragon Skills Valuation & Funding

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Paragon Skills Comparisons

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Paragon Skills Competitors (4)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
FutureLearn Formerly Angel backed London, United Kingdom 000 00.000 000000&0
Babington (Birmingham) Private Equity-Backed Birmingham, United Kingdom 000 000000000000
QA Private Equity-Backed London, United Kingdom 0000 000.00 000000000000 000.00
Aspire Achieve Advance Corporation Derby, United Kingdom 000 00.000 0000000000.
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Paragon Skills Executive Team (7)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Mark Botha Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Ian Bamford Chief Operating Officer & Board Member
Paul O'Hagan Commercial Director & Board Member
David Hills Finance Director & Board Member
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Paragon Skills Board Members (9)

Name Representing Role Since
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00000 00000 Paragon Skills Finance Director & Board Member 000 0000
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000 0000000 Paragon Skills Chief Operating Officer & Board Member 000 0000
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Paragon Skills Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Paragon Skills Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Paragon Skills Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Platinum Training & Development 01-Jun-2010 0000000000 00.000 Education and Training Services (B2B) 00000 000
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