Acquires Holliblu

nurse, a Morrisville, NC-based online education company providing lifelong career support to nurses, acquired Holliblu, a Los Angeles, CA-based provider of a social networking app designed exclusively for nurses.

The amount of the deal was not disclosed.

The app enables nurses to connect with each other for peer support, knowledge sharing, and skill development with the aim of helping every nurse thrive throughout their career journey. The app — which delivers the community and career resources nurses need to organize their professional lives — provides a platform for nurses to advocate for change within the industry they serve. It is initially launching in beta and over time will expand offerings to include the job resources and accredited continuing education courses nurses have come to expect through is part of parent company Relias’ family of brands, which includes the Wound Care Education Institute, Relias Academy, freeCME, and Relias Media.

Cara Lunsford, RN, Founder and CEO of Holliblu, is now Vice President of Community at

The app is already available.