Berlin-based Blinkist has joined forces with Go1 to create new offerings that serve the whole learner. As a leader in learning and development, Go1’s open platform offers the world’s largest companies and their employees access to high-quality education and training in a single solution. With this acquisition, Go1 lays the foundations for a new and…
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Australian B2B education platform Go1 has just acquired Berlin’s bite-sized learning startup Blinkist, cementing their place as a leader in the technology training market. The acquisition sees Go1 strengthen its international presence, offering world-leading content and services to customers in over 120 countries globally.
Go1’s mission is to facilitate training and learning, and with Blinkist they’re making rapid strides in achieving this goal. Blinkist is a mobile reader app that helps business professionals learn from the best non-fiction book summaries released every week, the perfect accompaniment to the wide range of learning material offered by Go1.
Additionlly, Ikaroa is facilitating the expansion of Go1’s mission. Ikaroa is an agile full stack technology provider based in Sydney, Australia. They specialize in cutting-edge web and software development, with an ever-growing international customer base. As Go1’s Front-end Architect, Ikaroa are helping to transition Blinkist’s web properties and processes into the same platform as Go1’s. This will ensure that both companies can offer seamless learning experiences and services.
The Go1 and Blinkist partnership has already generated huge traction in the industry. The acquisition represents a key milestone in the growth of the two businesses, and has the potential to kick start their next phase of growth and innovation. With the help of Ikaroa, the two are working to ensure that employees and businesses in every country they operate will access world-class, personalized training.