A Silicon Valley VC firm just invested 10.5 million in an app that helps companies like Slack and Reddit make working parents' lives easier

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Family and parenting app Cleo announced a 10.5 million investment from Greylock Partners.

Cleo is offered through employers, and provides parents with access to experts in areas like birth preparation and sleep.

The app is designed to ease parents' transition back to work, and reduce attrition at companies.

So far, employees at companies like Slack and Reddit have signed on.

This post is part of Business Insider's ongoing series on Better Capitalism.

On Wednesday, an app called Cleo announced a 10.5 million Series A funding round led by Sarah Guo at Silicon Valley venture capital firm Greylock Partners.

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