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About getAbstract

getAbstract summarizes business books, making subscribers the best-read, most expert players on the business scene today. The company's mission is to provide executives worldwide with the best in business knowledge. getAbstract deliver this knowledge in concise summaries of the latest, sharpest and most relevant books. Its summaries are available in English, German, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, French and Portuguese.

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Alpenquai 12

Luzern, CH-1005,


+41 41 367 5151

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Latest getAbstract News

getAbstract Launches New Podcast, L&D in Action, to Provide Weekly Insights From World-Class L&D Practitioners and Industry Thought Leaders

Apr 25, 2023

LUCERNE, Switzerland – April 25, 2023 – In a special three-episode debut today, getAbstract has launched its new podcast, L&D in Action. A perennial leader in informal workplace learning, getAbstract has decided to take on some of the toughest questions facing Learning and Development professionals in the modern workforce. Debut guests include Chief Learning Officer of Novartis, Simon Brown, executive coach and keynote speaker, Michael Stallard, and futurist Ravin Jesuthasan. Future guests include renowned consultants, diversity, equity, and inclusion leaders, instructional design experts, HR executives, and learning scientists. Tyler Lay, getAbstract’s social media and influencer marketing manager, hosts the show. Prior to getAbstract, Tyler served as Content Coordinator of MentorBox, where he hosted the MentorBox podcast and produced video courses with global business leaders. As a partner to dozens of Fortune 100 companies, getAbstract has seen firsthand the internal post-pandemic struggles faced by global organizations. Industry leaders are grappling with disconnected workplace cultures while adapting to a whole new paradigm of work seeking the efficiency promised by automation. “We are always working with our network of L&D experts and executives on ideas for how organizations can build powerful learning cultures and inspire learners to put their knowledge into action,” says getAbstract CEO Thomas Bergen. “With our new podcast, L&D in Action, we are excited to share these ideas with the L&D community.” Through action-oriented conversations with leaders, researchers, and practitioners, getAbstract hopes to share the most successful methodologies for boosting employee engagement, developing elite talent, and creating learning cultures. New episodes of L&D in Action will release weekly on Tuesdays. To learn more about the podcast, please visit: https://journal.getabstract. com/en/ld-in-action/

getAbstract Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was getAbstract founded?

    getAbstract was founded in 1999.

  • Where is getAbstract's headquarters?

    getAbstract's headquarters is located at Alpenquai 12, Luzern.

  • What is getAbstract's latest funding round?

    getAbstract's latest funding round is Corporate Minority.

  • Who are the investors of getAbstract?

    Investors of getAbstract include Rakuten.

  • Who are getAbstract's competitors?

    Competitors of getAbstract include Blinkist and 8 more.

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