Netherlands based Academy to Innovate HR (AIHR), which develops premium online training courses to help HR professionals expand their skill set, has acquired Digital HR Tech, the leading blog on Digital Human Resources and HR Technology. From now on, Digital HR Tech will continue as AIHR Digital.
Erik van Vulpen, Co-Founder of AIHR stated, “Acquiring Digital HR Tech is the natural next step in the development of the Academy to Innovate HR. Both companies are on a mission to future-proof HR and equip HR professionals around the world with the necessary tools, knowledge and skills to do so.”
AIHR has been successfully offering world-class, online education programs for HR professionals for the past 3 years. The company is on a mission to make HR future-proof and help HR professionals who are committed to life-long learning to expand their skill set with relevant and in-demand skills.
Founded in 2016, by Erik van Vulpen and Nando Steinhuis, it currently has more than 2500 ‘students’ from over 65 different countries. Most of whom are HR Professionals working for organizations with more than 10.000 employees.
Meanwhile, Digital HR Tech is a leading online platform for HR professionals with high-quality articles and video content about the latest developments in HR tech, best practices and the future of work written by experts from all over the world. Through its Digital HR Academy, the company helps HR professionals prepare for the future of HR and advance their careers.
Neelie Verlinden, founder of Digital HR Tech explained stated, “AIHR is disrupting the traditional classroom training that's still common when it comes to training HR professionals. By combining our resources, we will be able to create and distribute highly relevant online programs for HR professionals."
Neelie added that the online offerings of the two companies are complementary since AIHR historically focused more on analytics while Digital HR Tech focused on broader digital skills. Neelie will join the management team of AIHR as editor-in-chief of AIHR Digital.