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Sponge and Rise Up partner to create a one-stop-shop for unforgettable learning experiences

Sponge Learning integrated into Rise Up

London - March 27, 2023 – Digital learning provider, Sponge, and blended learning LMS Rise Up, announced their strategic collaboration today to help create more impactful learning experiences for organizations. 

Sponge's range of ready-to-go courses offers captivating e-learning, game-based learning, and augmented reality modules. With this partnership, Rise Up's clients gain access to immersive learning resources and benefit from Sponge's expertise in creating industry-leading, science-backed digital learning content that has been shaped by prestigious researchers and publishers.

Sponge’s microlearning courses, known as Skill Pills, are designed for the modern learner who needs learning embedded in the flow of work. Rise Up is passionate about supporting teams to learn in their every day via deep integrations with business applications such as Microsoft Teams and Salesforce, and this connection with microlearning content enables learners to engage with upskilling within their day-to-day workflow. 

Sponge’s Skills Library contains 400+ microlearning courses. These are organized into a framework of over 30 skills, including Communication, Digital Transformation, Personal Effectiveness, Diversity and Inclusion, and more.

Both Rise Up and Sponge are recognized by LPI and Fosway’s 2023 accreditations, making them trusted learning and development solution partners for UK organizations.


Adam Poulter, Sponge’s CEO, said: “We are delighted to partner with Rise Up and combine their flexible platform with our award-winning digital learning solutions. This collaboration will allow our Skill Pills to reach a wider audience, ultimately providing more learners with access to top-of-the-line microlearning content.” 


Arnaud Blachon, Rise Up’s CEO and Co-Founder, said: "By integrating Sponge's suite of digital learning solutions into our platform, we are confident that we can continue to deliver the best learning experiences to our users. We are thrilled to work with Sponge to achieve our mutual goal of providing effective learning solutions, and helping users own today."


About Sponge 

Sponge is a world-renowned digital learning provider on a mission to make learning unforgettable. For almost 20 years, we’ve partnered with the biggest brands across the globe to deliver award-winning, impact-focused learning experiences through L&D strategy, digital learning content, L&D platforms, and learning analytics. 

Sponge’s solutions foreground outstanding content, but you can also get the full consultancy and technology wrap required to design, deploy, manage, and measure your learning on a global enterprise scale. Sponge partners with global learning leaders to shape and deliver their long-term learning strategy, from initial engagement around solving a problem to embedding learning cultures and systems across multinational organizations. From expert learning strategy to our award-winning content, flexible platforms, and advanced analytics, Sponge has the skill and experience to transform the culture of learning inside global business, leaving nothing to chance.


About Rise Up

Established in 2014, Rise Up is driving employee training and empowerment for brands across Europe, pursuing its regional expansion, with a recent €30 million in Series B financing. Today, its learning technology platform, combining LMS, LXP, and Authoring Tool across omnichannel and multimodal services, serves 1 million active learners in 73 countries and over 510 customers including AXA, Schneider Electric, Domino’s, Decathlon, and Sika.    
Across all approaches, e-learning, face-to-face, and mobile, Rise Up empowers everyone to Own Today and helps organizations stay up-to-skill in real-time. Fuelled by tech, designed for people, and driven by performance, its LearningOps  framework drives organizational transformation and enables learning to work at business speed. Its learning software solution delivers a personalized learning experience for all stakeholders: trainers, administrators, and learners. For more information, please visit  www.riseup.ai/en


Media contacts


Rise Up: media@riseup.ai

Sponge: communications@spongelearning.com


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