Forj Secures $15M Funding


Forj, a purpose-built experience platform for communities of practice, has announced a Series A funding round as well as a merger with Web Courseworks, a leading Learning Management System. The two industry leaders will work together as a single business under the Forj brand. Plymouth Growth led the transaction, which was supported by existing Forj investors Baird Capital and GCI.

Forj was founded in 2021 with the goal of reimagining the member experience and simplifying the association technology ecosystem through the delivery of personalized information, member-to-member relationships, and learning opportunities through a single solution. The Company will deliver community-driven learning that will enable its clients to reduce attrition, boost membership, and create non-dues revenue by leveraging the Web Courseworks technology, people, and expertise.

Forj is the premier provider of member experience platforms designed specifically for associations and professional communities looking to increase membership, revenue, and influence. The platform powers personalized, enhanced experiences that bring members together for the greater benefit.

Web Courseworks is a learning technology company with an ever-evolving Learning Management System, CourseStage, which organizations of all sizes leverage to build a learning business and track education outcomes for proven success. Web Courseworks’ customers deliver quality education programs that enable them to be the leading provider of education in their field.

Plymouth Growth invests in mid-continent B2B software and technology companies – with proven business models, rapid growth, and strong teams – that are ready to scale. The Plymouth team brings decades of experience as operators, advisors, and investors, and understands that while metrics matter, it’s people that are critical to growth.

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