AI learning support

Lecturio to Accelerate Growth of Its Medical-Education Platform

Leipzig (GER), January 2022 - Lecturio has announced that it has raised $45 million in growth capital, led by Sterling Partners ("Sterling"). Sterling partnered with Inspara Partners ("Inspara") in this investment, whose principals have long been affiliated with Sterling. Together, they bring to Lecturio a unique and successful track record of investing in and building global education enterprises. 

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VirtualSpeech

First CPD-Accredited Training Provider of VR Online Courses

London (UK) / San Mateo, CA (USA), January 2022 - VirtualSpeech is pleased to announce that it has become the first training provider to offer CPD-accredited virtual reality (VR) online courses. Over the last few weeks, the company has launched nine CPD-accredited courses that focus on soft skills like public speaking, business ethics, managing workplace stress, storytelling, sales pitching, video presentations, active listening, and more.

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Growth Capital

7 Mindsets Announces Investment by Gauge Capital

Roswell, GA (USA), January 2022 - 7 Mindsets, a leading provider of online social-emotional learning (SEL) curriculum and professional development to K-12 districts and schools, has partnered with middle-market private equity firm Gauge Capital to provide growth capital and to recapitalize the company for rapid expansion.

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Veteran L&D Recruiter

Cathy Sands Joins SweetRush Talent Solutions Team

San Francisco, CA, (USA) January 2022 - SweetRush, a learning and development vendor known for engaging solutions and a culture of caring, has announced the addition of Cathy Sands to its growing Talent Solutions team, which helps clients build L&D teams with contingent labor.

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Acquisition in the UK

Semcon Expands in Digital Learning

Derbyshire (UK), January 2022 - In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, a growing number of organisations are discovering that digital learning solutions offer learning that is flexible and targeted to their audiences. Through the acquisition of the UK company Walkgrove, Semcon is expanding its leading offering in digital learning with a local presence in a new geographic market.

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Adaptive Learning

Learning Pool Acquires True Office Learning

Derry (XI), January 2022 - Learning Pool, a UK-based leader in learning technology, has announced the acquisition of True Office Learning, the award-winning adaptive compliance technology firm based in New York City. True Office Learning is the creator of award-winning adaptive eLearning and behavioral-intelligence technology that measurably improves performance in organizations around the world. 

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Game-Changing Analytics

thirst LXP Launches in Partnership with Anders Pink

Manchester (UK), January 2022 - A brand-new learning experience platform has been launched by bespoke learning platform creators BuildEmpire. Partnering with leading content curators is Anders Pink, who will curate content from thousands of sources, while thirst targets the content specifically to each user's profile.

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Ambitions for Growth

Vlerick Business School Launches Entrepreneurship Academy

Brussels (BE), December 2021 - Entrepreneurship is of vital importance to the economy, as well as to society as a whole. Yet although Belgium is a country dominated by micro-companies (95.1%), it had just 9.3 startups per 1,000 residents in 2020. Just 920 fast-growing businesses are responsible for 52,779 new jobs. So, relatively few businesses grow quickly, not to mention sustainably. What's more, 79% of entrepreneurs say they lie awake worrying about the healthy continuation of their business, rather than growth in turnover, profit, and shareholder value.

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Open LMS

Pro-Bono Partnership with Pancare Foundation

Indianapolis, IN (USA), December 2021 - Open LMS, a major provider of open source learning systems, has announced a new pro-bono partnership with Australia-based Pancare Foundation, a leading charity committed to improving survival and support for people impacted by upper gastrointestinal (GI) cancers.

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eCom Scotland

Online Assessments Add Value for Oil and Gas Industry

Zdenek Sehnal, CEO IWCFDunfermline (SCT), December 2021 - Within the oil and gas drilling industry - a key part of a sector that produced revenues of some $3.3 trillion in 2019 and comprises some 3.8% of the global economy - the use of online assessment (eAssessment) is demonstrably improving the assessment process, as well as streamlining the operations of organisations and, thus, providing added value to their stakeholders.

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Improved Usability

LPiLEARN Receives Update with New Content

London (UK), December 2021 - An online platform helps L&D professionals rapidly build competence in essential skills to future-proof their roles. The Learning and Performance Institute (LPI), a global body for workplace learning, has announced an update to LPiLEARN - its online platform to help L&D organisations and professionals rapidly gain essential skills.

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Compliance

Free Security Awareness Training for Every Organization

Atlanta, GA (USA), November 2021 - Curricula, a fun security awareness training company, is proud to announce that its platform is now free to any organization for up to 1,000 employees. With the growing threat of phishing and ransomware targeting businesses of all sizes, it's imperative to have an educated workforce that's able to defend themselves against cyber attacks.

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Leadership Coaching

Values-Based Decision Making Course Launched

Red Deer (CA), November 2021 - Integrity Consulting Services Ltd., (Integrity Consulting), a provider of values-based leadership coaching and training services, has announced the online release of its popular "Values-Based Decision Making" (VBDM) course through its new website.

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Recognition to Commitment

Rise Up Gains Accreditation from the LPI

London (UK), November 2021 - Rise Up, an innovative global blended learning platform that recently launched its operations in the UK, has announced its having been awarded the status of Accredited Learning Technologies Provider by The Learning and Performance Institute (LPI). The Institute is a leading global authority on workplace learning and development.

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