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CogBooks brings research-based methods to web-based learning: its adaptive learning platform uses an intelligent engine to personalize what the learner experiences in real time. This ensures that each individual receives the specific knowledge and performance support they need. CogBooks optimizes the learning path – filling in key knowledge gaps, providing job aids or skipping unnecessary basics – enabling every learner to develop the knowledge they can use and build on. 

HQEdinburgh, GB
Employee Ratings4.2

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2021)60
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Key People/Management at Cogbooks

Jim Thompson

Jim Thompson

Vivek Sambaiah

Vivek Sambaiah

Nic Rebne

Nic Rebne

VP of Sales
Brian McGhee

Brian McGhee

Non-Executive Chairman
Donald Clark

Donald Clark

Non-Executive Director
Benjamin Gray

Benjamin Gray

Non-Executive Director
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Cogbooks Office Locations

Cogbooks has offices in Edinburgh, Orlando and Bengaluru
Edinburgh, GB (HQ)
3 Lady Lawson St
Bengaluru, IN
43, Residency Rd, Shanthala Nagar, Ashok Nagar
Orlando, FL, US
7380 Sand Lake Rd #500
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Cogbooks Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


Cogbooks total Funding

$6.2 m

Cogbooks latest funding size

$1.86 m

Time since last funding

5 years ago

Cogbooks investors

Cogbooks's latest funding round in June 2016 was reported to be $1.9 m. In total, Cogbooks has raised $6.2 m
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Cogbooks Revenue

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FY, 2005

Financial Leverage

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Cogbooks Operating Metrics

May, 2018


1 m
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Cogbooks Cybersecurity Score

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Cogbooks Online and Social Media Presence

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Cogbooks Blogs

Insights from CogBooks 2020 Customer Satisfaction Study on Adaptive Courseware

In 2020, CogBooks surveyed higher education instructors who use our adaptive courseware. We explored how the courseware performed for themselves and for their students, how instructors felt about using it and sought opinions on the content and its ease of use. Now, we are sharing how your fellow ins…

Flipped Statistics: The Changing Paradigm of Education Data

Part 4 of our 4 part series on big data in learning. Big data has led to big changes in statistics. One could argue that our existing paradigm has been rendered impotent in many cases by big data. Historically it has been difficult and largely impossible to gather all data in a target audience or do…

Ten Level Taxonomy of Data: Potential Sources of Learner Insights

Part 3 of our 4 part series on big data in learning. Learning data can be harvested at ten different levels. The included inverted pyramid shows a hierarchy of levels from which data can be harvested. Note that it moves through different categories, but, in general, it describes the move upwards tow…

Learning Data Is Incompetent: Refocusing Education Measurement

Part 2 of our 4 part series on big data in learning. Let’s start with a dose of reality: education and training have always coveted data. But in any honest appraisal of this data collection, we have to admit that it is largely the wrong data. There has historically been too much focus on start and e…

Big Data in Learning: The Emerging Value of Online Learning Datasets

Part 1 of our 4 part series on big data in learning. Big Data, at all sorts of levels in learning, reveals secrets we never imagined we could discover. It reveals things to you, the user, searcher, buyer, and learner. It also reveals things about you to the seller, ad vendors, tech giants, and educa…

Check out CogBooks’ Newest Release: Streamlined Systems Integration, Instructor Agency, Data Transparency and Student Motivation are Online and On Point!

CogBooks is releasing new platform enhancements this month that dramatically improve how institutions, instructors and their students will benefit from the use of its online adaptive courseware. With ease-of-use, instructor agency, data transparency and student motivation in focus, CogBooks’ latest …
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Cogbooks Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Cogbooks founded?

    Cogbooks was founded in 2006.

  • Who are Cogbooks key executives?

    Cogbooks's key executives are Jim Thompson, Vivek Sambaiah and Nic Rebne.

  • How many employees does Cogbooks have?

    Cogbooks has 60 employees.

  • Who are Cogbooks competitors?

    Competitors of Cogbooks include Bluprint, Fishtree and AcadGild.

  • Where is Cogbooks headquarters?

    Cogbooks headquarters is located at 3 Lady Lawson St, Edinburgh.

  • Where are Cogbooks offices?

    Cogbooks has offices in Edinburgh, Orlando and Bengaluru.

  • How many offices does Cogbooks have?

    Cogbooks has 3 offices.