Learning People, a Dublin, Ireland, Brighton, UK and Sydney, Australia-based online training company, raised $2.5m in funding.
Talis Capital made the strategic investment.
The company intends to use the funds to accelerate geographical expansion, developing an engaging, user-centric platform and building innovative products for both individual and corporate clients.
Launched in 2010 and led by Patrick Aylmer, CEO, Learning People provides online training across Cyber Security, Coding, Project Management, and Digital Marketing among other areas. The company’s training is based on high-quality self-paced online courses, hands-on Practice Labs, and assessments based on the official certifications. It also offers career service to help new starters with their entry into IT job roles and active IT professionals to take the next career step.
The company also operates SkillsFox, its B2B arm serving corporate training and development needs. Over the last four years, more than 15,000 students have enrolled on to its courses.