Founded in
February 2014
  • Large Enterprises
Specialization Areas
  • Compliance Training
  • Cultural Tranformation Training
  • Customer Experience
  • Employee Onboarding
  • Health and Safety
  • Financial Services
  • Manufacturing
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Professional Services (Agency, Business)
  • Retail
Plymouth Science Park, 9 Research Way
Contact details
+44 (0) 1752 762 101

Sponge is a world leading custom digital learning provider. The company delivers seriously creative workplace training for global brands across multiple sectors and industries including pharmaceutical, retail, manufacturing, finance, professional services and FMCG. Clients include AstraZeneca, AXA, Coca-Cola, Tetra Pak, Tesco and Royal Mail.

Sponge was founded by entrepreneur, Louise Pasterfield, in 2004. Following the company’s acquisition by private equity firm, Aliter Capital, in November 2019, Sponge is now a strategic part of a major new force in the learning industry, along with leading LMS provider, Bolt Learning.

Sponge’s bespoke learning solutions solve multiple business challenges, from risk and compliance to business transformation, people development and skills enhancement. Harnessing the very latest in cutting-edge technology, Sponge’s solutions include elearning, learning games and gamification, animation and motion graphics, interactive video and immersive technologies (e.g. VR and AR). The company’s digital learning is used in more than 124 countries worldwide.

Sponge has won multiple awards over the past 15 years, including Learning Provider of the Year (gold) at the 2019 Learning Awards and Company of the Year (silver) at the 2018 Learning Technologies Awards.


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