Sneak Peek! Training Requests to Launch at DevLearn

  Synapse is excited to be launching our much anticipated Training Requests solution at DevLearn this year! Created to help learning and development departments keep up with training demand, this highly configurable solution allows for easy management of training intake. Configurable Intake Form The first step in effective training request management is ensuring a detailed […]

Synapse Closes US $2.5M Seed Round Led by Generation Ventures to Drive AI into Corporate Learning

Synapse, a provider of technology for the Learning and Development market announced today that it closed a US$2.5 million seed financing to fuel the growth of its Learning Design System. The first-of-its-kind platform automates the instructional design process, allowing organizations to quickly transform institutional knowledge into on-demand training. Instructional design is a function that is […]

Building Culture Across Borders the Synapse Way

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Creating a great corporate culture is a critical component of any business, but when you don’t share the same space or even the same country, it’s not without challenges! That’s what made Synapse’s recent company meeting in Mérida, Mexico so important. And in true Synapse fashion, we hit it out of the park. We wanted […]

7 Easy Ways to Improve Your Business with a Learning Design System

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Among the key factors that are core to the success of any business endeavour is the growth and development of their employees. There is no debate that learning is a major building block for the growth and development of employees. A Learning Design System can help to accelerate that growth. Whether they are new hires […]

Collision 2019: The Highlights

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This week, we took the opportunity to attend Collision 2019, right here in our hometown of Toronto! Collision is the fastest-growing tech conference in North America, with 25,000 of the best and brightest minds in tech in attendance. Whether you’re a buyer or seller, or you’re simply fascinated by the latest developments in the industry, we highly […]

New Funding to Fuel Growth of Our Learning Design System

New Funding to Fuel Growth of Our Learning Design System

Dear Reader, I shared some exciting news with our customers and other friends of Synapse this morning and would like to share it here as well! We announced this morning that Synapse has closed its $2.5M seed funding round led by Generation Ventures with investment from Ripple Ventures, Differential Ventures, CEAS Investments, Cathexis Ventures, Ideal […]

Building Culture Across Borders the Synapse Way

Synapse culture

Creating a great corporate culture is a critical component of any business, but when you don’t share the same space or even the same country, it’s not without challenges! That’s what made Synapse’s recent company meeting in Mérida, Mexico so important. And in true Synapse fashion, we hit it out of the park. We wanted […]

Happy #IWD2019! What #BalanceforBetter means to the Synapse team

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The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day #IWD2019, is #BalanceforBetter, and it couldn’t be more appropriate for us here at Synapse as we build out our team! The advantage we have as a small team is that we can all commit together to ensuring balance and diversity in our workforce right from the beginning – and that’s […]

The Importance of a Learning Blueprint Design

Instructional designers often keep to proven, academic-based design principles. But the project management side of design is just as impactful when it comes to the creation of effective learning programs. Many of the pain points and bottlenecks that occur during training design can be traced back to ineffective project management during the front end development […]

3 Secrets to Successful Instructional Design

With so many variables in a learning project, can there truly be a secret to success? Today’s beleaguered instructional designer should have a single goal in mind: success. Whenever a project seems derailed, or stale, or too complex, focusing on what matters and creating a sense of clarity among the team go a long way. […]