Serious Factory achieved 66.5% growth in 2018 and currently Number 206 in the Frenchweb500 2018 ranking.

  7 November 2018 |  La rédaction  Market data

With a record growth of + 66.5% in the first half of 2018, Serious Factory confirms their disruptive positioning in training and continues to expand internationally. This acceleration gives Serious Factory 206th place in the “Frenchweb 500” ranking of the French Tech companies 2018 edition. Thanks to their innovations in the training sector, they came in taking 4th place among French companies in their industry.

Expert in skill development in France

With more than 100 new customers since the beginning of the year, Serious Factory’s innovative positioning, in terms of training, has convinced companies of the priority of increasing the skills of their employees. With Serious Factory’s Virtual Training Suite software solution, the pedagogical innovation specialist addresses all the issues of an effective and relevant long-term training program:

– Ensure access for all to training adapted to the needs of each learner thanks to the authoring software VTS Editor. VTS Editor allows companies and training organisations to produce, in record time, scalable and customized simulators based on the skills to be developed and evaluated.

– Ensure a simple deployment adapted to the new mobile uses of learners for the Digital Learning devices created. Learners can now train in comfort, anywhere, anytime, on any device, regardless of internet connection.

An international development strategy confirmed

With an international presence (Europe, Asia, Africa, North America) and a network of local partners, more and more customers trust and rely on Serious Factory to digitise their training and develop the skills of their learners. Among them, Boston Scientific and Johnson & Johnson, in the medical, European industrial groups Airbus, Easyjet, Solvay, the international consulting firm strategy Boston Consulting Group, French companies with a global reach such as DS Automobiles, Derichebourg and Canal +, the automobile group SNOP and its development in Africa, etc.

Serious Factory is now launching in the UK. After a notable participation in the Birmingham World of Learning and significant investments in the UK market for 2019, Serious Factory is making the UK a strong goal with the opening of an office in London last summer.

A know-how always recognized by its peers in 2018

Already present in 2017 in the “Frenchweb 500”, Serious Factory jumped in the rankings from 353rd place to 206th place in time for the 2018 edition. Placing us as 4th from the top within the training industry as a whole. Serious Factory is rewarded for its vision and its unique positioning in the Digital Learning market: to democratize the access and use of simulation training to contribute to the personal development and well-being of everyone.

Serious Factory offers businesses and training organizations the keys to developing the skills and attitudes of their learners. Serious Factory have received several awards for their efforts throughout the year. 2018 Silver Footprint Medical Education Award for Viva Serious Game with Boston Scientific Europe and Gray Health Group. In addition to training, HR issues are now addressed with solutions for recruitment and the employer brand. Serious Factory was also a finalist at #rmsconf and won the Silver Trophy in the HR category at Disrupt ‘Night 2018.

“Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world.” This quote from Nelson Mandela speaks for itself and shows the importance of education in preparing young people for societal change and preparing them for the changing trades. That’s why Serious Factory puts their solutions at the service of Education and Teaching to better prepare students for their future jobs and guarantee them better employability at the end of their school career. This vision allowed Serious Factory to access the global finals of the Global Edtech Startup Awards 2017, which took place in London earlier this year, and to showcase its inverted and reverse classroom approaches.

In terms of field application and in partnership with Polyvalent High School Albert de Mun, Serious Factory won First prize of the “Digital Learning Excellence Awards” in the Education category. This award perfectly illustrates the best practices for easily setting up the reversed class using VTS Editor authoring software and virtual simulation.

Thanks to their expertise in pedagogy and gamification, Serious Factory is invested in supporting organizations in the digital transformation of their practices and their training more than ever.

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