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4 digital upskilling startups to know in 2023

Digital upskilling
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The new year is already looking like it will present significant challenges to UK businesses, and a lack of digital skills will likely be one of them in 2023.

Data has consistently shown that developing digital skills in Britain will be essential to growing the economy. While the government has made some efforts in its digital strategy, the onus may fall to startups offering unique ways to provide digital employee upskilling.

Here are four startups in the digital upskilling space to watch out for in 2023.


Founded: 2015

HQ: Cambridge

Funding: £12.5m

An AI-powered learning platform, Obrizum has made some bold claims about how its tech can improve the performance of employees across any sector. The company was founded based on the idea that corporate training’s traditionally linear approach doesn’t suit everyone. While some employees will find the progression too slow, others won’t have the chance to go over essential elements of training again....