Fiverr Acquires Online Learning Specialist CreativeLive
The deal gives a boost to Fiverr's education offerings and creates a broader set of services to support freelance workers.
Learning & Development
Penn Foster and Carrus Team Up to Promote Health Care Careers
The combined company will serve 400,000 people and open up online career development opportunities for current and future healthcare workers.
BetterUp Nets $300 Million to 'Democratize' Employee Coaching
The latest funding round values the company at $4.7 billion and signifies investor confidence in the growing role of technology-enabled coaching at work.
Achievers Launches a New Employee Experience Platform
The new product from the Canadian software company aims to put the concept of belonging at the center of an integrated approach to employee experience.
Learning & Development
Andela Gets $200 Million to Grow Engineering Talent
The new investment values the company at $1.5 billion and will fuel product development and expand into industries beyond engineering.
Upskilling Platform Workera Raises $16 Million
The company plans to use the new infusion of capital to accelerate product development and boost its go-to-market strategy.
HR Tech Firm UKG Acquires Great Place to Work Institute
The deal shows that technology is only part of the solution for companies looking to thrive in a digitally disrupted future.
Bravely, an On-Demand Coaching Platform, Secured $15M in Series A Funding
In another signal that employee experience is rising, on-demand coaching platform Bravely received $15M in Series A funding round led by Telescope Partners.
WorkForce Launches Suite With Integrated EX and Workforce Management Tools
Integrated employee experience platform, WorkForce Software, introduces new features to meet the needs of the modern workplace.
Unisys Buys Comms Specialist Unify Square, Kofax Updates Low-Code and More News
Unified communications as a service heats up, ChartHop gets funding for people analytics, Asana releases new features and more digital workplace news.
Pluralsight Seeks to Address Growing Cloud Skills Gap With A Cloud Guru Acquisition
A Cloud Guru, an online training start-up, has been acquired by Pluralsight for $2 billion, one of the largest deals ever for an Australian tech company.
Mmhmm Adds Multiple New Features in Chunky 2.0
Mmhmm has rolled out version 2.0 of its presentation software to kick off the summer and with it comes several new features.
Microsoft Opens Teams to Third-Party Collaboration Apps and In-App Purchases
In a push to get more app developers building for Teams, Microsoft is opening up its APIs, Teams Store, and tools to what it calls collaborative apps.
Google Workspace Adds Smart Chips Feature to Interconnect App Suite
Google’s I/O 2021 keynote revealed that the company is launching a new feature called Smart Chips to its Workspace productivity suite. Here's why.
Zoom Announces New All-in-One Events Platform for Virtual Experiences
Zoom this week announced a new platform designed for producing and monetizing virtual events and conferences of all sizes.
6 Takeaways From the Spring Digital Workplace Experience Virtual Conference
Last week was the Spring edition of SMG's Digital Workplace Experience. Senior reporter Dom Nicastro explores the big takeaways from the event.
Facebook Workplace Surpasses 7M Paid Subscribers, Introduces New App Integrations
Facebook announced its Workplace platform surpassed 7 million paid subscribers and along with it, more integration tools and plugins.
Firstbase Brings in $15M in Funding to Help Companies Transition, Manage Remote Work
Last week Firstbase announced $15 million in two different funding rounds for the newly refocused company.
Mendix Announces the Availability of the Mendix 9 Low-Code Platform
The benefits of low-code to data integration, intelligent workflows, mobile development, AI, and more are promised in an updated Mendix 9.
Zoom Adds Immersive View to Virtual Rooms
Zoom aims to increase the immersive experience of virtual meetings by adding a virtual room that includes all the participants.