Sponge Welcomes Skill Pill to Its Digital Learning Group

Plymouth (UK), November 2020 - Aliter Capital, which own Sponge, have acquired Skill Pill to further strengthen the newly enlarged group's credentials as a market leading full-service digital learning business.

Sponge, a market pioneer in bespoke digital learning, has welcomed the microlearning provider Skill Pill to extend its scope of digital products and services, creating a highly complementary product offering.

Skill Pill offers ready-to-go courses, with a particular strength in leadership and management skills training. They have a library of over 500 off-the-shelf modules on soft skills topics available in over twenty languages. The content is used in a wide range of organisations, such as the BBC, Fujitsu, John Lewis/Waitrose, Save the Children, and the NHS, plus more than a hundred loyal high-profile customers.

Skill Pill courses are developed with high-quality video, animation, and gamified eLearning content. Its learning is based on globally recognised methodologies published by leading organisations such as Pearson and the Financial Times.

Billy Allan, Chairman of Sponge and Managing Partner of Aliter said, "We are very pleased with the progress that has been made on the strategic plan for our existing group. The addition of Skill Pill will significantly add to the subscription-based 'off-the-shelf' content sales and further strengthen our customer base, including new blue-chip corporate and channel partner relationships."

Gerry Griffin, Founder and Managing Director of Skill Pill said, "We are excited at the prospect of working with Aliter and becoming part of a group with Sponge, allowing us direct access to award-winning bespoke content and expanding Skill Pill's range further to create a dominant offer in quality, international digital learning."