LONDON — March 28, 2023 — Sponge’s range of ready-to-go courses offers captivating elearning, 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 everyday 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 contains400+ 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 collaborationwill 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.”

Rise Up: Own Today

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.

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 LearningOpsTM 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. Across all approaches, e-learning, face-to-face and mobile, and in compliance with the regulatory framework, Rise Up is a full stack learning technology solution: LMS, LXP and Authoring Tool, omnichannel and multimodal service. For more information, please visit