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Poka is the social industrial platform that focuses towards efficient training, knowledge retention and real-time information within the manufacturing world. Poka’s collaborative approach breaks down the traditional silos that have divided the workforce, management, and factories for decades. The Company's platform aims to increase factories' productivity, decrease downtimes, lower internal failure costs while empowering the employees with better training and confidence. ... Show more
HQQuebec City, CA
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Employees (est.) (Aug 2018)209

Key People/Management at Poka

Alexandre Leclerc

Alexandre Leclerc

Co-Founder & CEO

Poka Office Locations

Poka has an office in Quebec City
Quebec City, CA (HQ)
214 St-Sacrement Bureau #240
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Poka Financials and Metrics

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Poka total Funding

$12.9 m

Poka latest funding size

$7.73 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Poka investors

Poka's latest funding round in March 2018 was reported to be $7.7 m. In total, Poka has raised $12.9 m
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Poka Online and Social Media Presence

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Poka Blogs

3 Guiding Principles for More Effective Manufacturing Training

Back in 2011 when I was working on a master’s degree in instructional design, I was asked to define my educational philosophy — a statement that summarizes the approach I would take when designing training for adult learners. By the end of my assignment, I had developed three guiding pr…

How to Migrate to Digital Work Instructions

In my travels over the last few years, I haven‘t found anyone that doesn‘t like the idea of digital work instructions. There is a real desire to align operating processes by getting SOP’s off the shelf, out of the binder and into the hands of those who need them. However, there can be so…

How to Reduce Waste in Your Daily Operations

There are many different types of waste in your daily operations, from waiting and overproduction, to defects. Regardless of the type, your workers on the frontline are key to driving improvements. In this article, I share four different examples of how Poka customers are using the platf…

Skills Management in the Age of Smart Factories

In the age of industry 4.0 smart factories are no longer science fiction, they are a reality. Machines capable of communicating with one another and other systems throughout the organization are critical to manufacturing success. Equally important is a well-trained and skilled workforce …

How to Minimize Productivity Loss & Inconsistent Manufacturing Training Caused by On-the-Floor Shadowing

Training factory floor workers quickly and effectively without disrupting operations and losing productivity are key priorities for manufacturers today. Unfortunately, the training method preferred by most manufacturers falls short on these objectives.

A better way to manage skills

Poka’s new Skills Module is driving the value of a well trained workforce on the shop floor.
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Poka Company Life and Culture

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Poka Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Poka founded?

    Poka was founded in 2013.

  • Who are Poka key executives?

    Poka's key executives are Alexandre Leclerc.

  • How many employees does Poka have?

    Poka has 209 employees.

  • Who are Poka competitors?

    Competitors of Poka include Justworks, Paycor and VidCruiter.

  • Where is Poka headquarters?

    Poka headquarters is located at 214 St-Sacrement Bureau #240 , Quebec City.

  • Where are Poka offices?

    Poka has an office in Quebec City.

  • How many offices does Poka have?

    Poka has 1 office.