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Amplifire (also known as Knowledge Factor) is a company developing an e-learning platform based on discoveries in brain science. It detects and corrects knowledge gaps and misinformation and hinder performance. The platform provides learning algorithms, knowledge analytics, and diagnostic capabilities enabling users to improve learning performance and retain information longer. Amplifire is used in education, test preparation, and corporate training programs.
HQBoulder, CO, US
Employee Ratings3.5

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Employees (est.) (Aug 2022)64(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
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Key People/Management at Amplifire

Bob Burgin

Bob Burgin

Chief Executive Officer, Chairman
Charles J. Smith

Charles J. Smith

Chief Research Officer and Co-Founder
Bryan Bushick

Bryan Bushick

GM & Chief Healthcare Innovation Officer
Laura Bostwick

Laura Bostwick

Client Engagement Director
Dan Morley

Dan Morley

Executive VP, Sales & Client Operations
Greg Simmons

Greg Simmons

Sr. Vice President, Advanced Education Division
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Amplifire Office Locations

Amplifire has an office in Boulder
Boulder, CO, US (HQ)
4775 Walnut St #210
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Amplifire Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Amplifire total Funding

$58.9 m

Amplifire latest funding size

$4.95 m

Time since last funding

6 years ago
Amplifire's latest funding round in March 2016 was reported to be $5 m. In total, Amplifire has raised $58.9 m
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Amplifire Operating Metrics

Oct, 2019



Instances of Confidently Held Misinformation Resolved

192 m

Interactions per Day

1 m

Learner Interactions

2.21 b

Amplifire Cybersecurity Score

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Amplifire Online and Social Media Presence

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Amplifire News and Updates

Leeds Equity Partners Announces Sale of Amplifire to Polaris Partners

NEW YORK, July 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Leeds Equity Partners ("Leeds Equity"), the New York-based private equity firm focused exclusively on investing in the Knowledge Industries, announced the sale of its portfolio company Knowledge Factor, Inc. ("Amplifire," or the "Company"), a...

Amplifire Blogs

Amplifire Receives Strategic Investment from Polaris Growth Fund

Amplifire, the industry leader in adaptive learning software used by healthcare, education, and corporations, today announced that it has received FedRAMP LI-SaaS authorization. With an LI-SaaS authorization, government agencies such as the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) and the Department of …

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Dos and Don’ts of Hybrid Learning

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Amplifire Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Amplifire founded?

    Amplifire was founded in 2001.

  • Who are Amplifire key executives?

    Amplifire's key executives are Bob Burgin, Charles J. Smith and Bryan Bushick.

  • How many employees does Amplifire have?

    Amplifire has 64 employees.

  • Who are Amplifire competitors?

    Competitors of Amplifire include Cerego, Ciencia Divertida and Uable.

  • Where is Amplifire headquarters?

    Amplifire headquarters is located at 4775 Walnut St #210, Boulder.

  • Where are Amplifire offices?

    Amplifire has an office in Boulder.

  • How many offices does Amplifire have?

    Amplifire has 1 office.