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About Amplifire

Amplifire is a learning application that leverages scientific breakthroughs from the fields of cognitive psychology, neurobiology, and game studies, to deliver an accelerated memory protocol for learning. Amplifire is the proven learning software that delivers measurable results and improved performances across the education, test prep, healthcare, and corporate markets. The company was formerly known as Knowledge Factor and changed its name to Amplifire. The company was founded in 2001 and is based in Boulder, Colorado.

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4775 Walnut Street Suite 210

Boulder, Colorado, 80301,

United States


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Amplifire Patents

Amplifire has filed 1 patent.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Educational psychology
  • Graphical control elements
  • Knowledge representation
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Educational psychology, Pedagogy, Learning methods, Knowledge representation, Graphical control elements


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Latest Amplifire News

Amplifire Receives Strategic Investment from Polaris Growth Fund

Jul 31, 2022

Knowledge Factor, Inc. (“ Amplifire “), a Boulder, CO-based adaptive eLearning and content creation platform leveraging brain science, received a strategic investment from Polaris Growth Fund. The amount of the deal was not disclosed. In conjunction with the funding, Bryce Youngren, managing partner at PGF, will join the Board of Directors, along with Mark Jacobson, vice president at PGF. Several customers have also participated in the transaction. Chief Executive Officer Bob Burgin and the existing management team will continue to lead Amplifire. Founded in 2000, Amplifire is a global learning company dedicated to training professionals using the latest in cognitive science. The eLearning platform helps customers make learning stick, eliminate mistakes, and change behavior that results in enhanced performance and prosperity. Healthcare, education, and Fortune 500 companies use Amplifire’s patented learning algorithms, knowledge analytics, and diagnostic capabilities to drive improved outcomes that lead to a return on their investment in knowledge. Its content creation and performance management technology platform has facilitated more than 3 billion learner interactions and has rapidly become the industry standard in high-stakes workforce training, enabling individuals to learn faster, retain knowledge longer, and perform better. The platform uses advances in cognitive and learning science to assess learner knowledge, create a personalized learning pathway, identify and remediate confidently held misinformation — instances where a learner is certain that they are correct but are wrong — and drive successful outcomes. FinSMEs

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Amplifire Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Amplifire founded?

    Amplifire was founded in 2001.

  • Where is Amplifire's headquarters?

    Amplifire's headquarters is located at 4775 Walnut Street, Boulder.

  • What is Amplifire's latest funding round?

    Amplifire's latest funding round is Acq - Fin.

  • How much did Amplifire raise?

    Amplifire raised a total of $25.79M.

  • Who are the investors of Amplifire?

    Investors of Amplifire include Polaris Partners, Paycheck Protection Program, Leeds Equity Partners and Lacuna.

  • Who are Amplifire's competitors?

    Competitors of Amplifire include WorkRamp, Studytube, manebi, 360Learning, Dozuki, MySkillCamp, GetCourse, OpenSesame, Tovuti, Trainual and 19 more.

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