Company is the largest provider of adult English language training in Brazil.
Brazil's Grupo Multi Bought by Pearson for $720 Million, Reuters
in Big Deals, Investment, Language Learning, Pearson | Permalink
Language learners interact with native speakers to learn through conversation, immersion.
Colinga Raises $2.4M From Atlas, 500 Startups, More, Rip Empson, TechCrunch
in Investment, Language Learning, Verbling | Permalink
Duolingo CEO: “We like this model because it’s a mutually beneficial arrangement."
BuzzFeed to Crowdsource Language Translation with Duolingo, Laura Hazard Owens, GigaOM
in Language Learning, News | Permalink
Rosetta is branching out into new territory: children’s literacy.
Lexia Learning Bought by Rosetta Stone for $22.5 Million, Ki Mae Heussner, GigaOM
in Investment, Language Learning | Permalink
These are a few of the dozens of companies using technology is a highly disruptive force.
The Rise of EdTech, Ilya Pozin, TNW
in 2U (2tor), Coursera, Khan Academy, Knewton, Language Learning, News, Top Hat Monocle | Permalink
The Series D round values company at $350 million, brings total funding to $120 million.
Miami-based Open English Raises $65 Million in 4th Round, Nancy Dahlberg, Miami Herald
in e-Learning, Investment, Language Learning, Open English | Permalink
London-based Busuu announces that its launched an iPad app for kids to learn Spanish.
in Apps, Kid-friendly Tech, Language Learning, News | Permalink
Seattle's Livemocha, with 16 million users globally, will help Rosetta move to the cloud.
Rosetta Stone Acquires Livemocha for $8.5 Million, Ki Mae Heussner, GigaOM
Brings total funding to date to $12.2 million, close to its US competitor Livemocha's $14M.
Babbel raises $10 million Series B, busuu & Livemocha to follow? Kirsten Winkler, Edukwest
in Elsevier , Investment, Language Learning | Permalink
The SF based gameplay/mobile language learning company lets Babbel enter the US market.
German Language Learning Startup Babbel Buys PlaySay, Ingrid Lunden, TechCrunch
in Apps, e-Learning, Games, Investment, Language Learning | Permalink
The foreign language learning co will develop digital language products for young children.
Little Pim Adds $2M From Golden Seed, peHUB
It’s crowd-sourcing language learning and translations on a global scale.
The Crazy Brilliant Idea Behind Duolingo, Jeff Dunn, edudemic
Their app uses addictive mechanics in mobile gaming to teach language skills in 14 languages.
MIndSnacks Nabs $6.5 Million from Sequoia Capital, Rip Empson, TechCrunch
in Apps, Investment, Language Learning | Permalink
This online learning platform helps non-English speakers learn the language and speak fluently.
Open English Lands $$# Million from Insight, Redpoint, Rip Empson, TechCrunch
Voxy teaches English to Spanish and Portuguese speakers using mobile immersive learning.
Language Learning Startup Voxy Raises $4 Million, Nitasha Tiku, Beta Beat
London-based company has gamified approach to language learning, and plans to expand.
Memrise Raises $1.05 Million from Avalon Ventures and Others, Ryan Kim, GigaOm
in e-Learning, Investment, Language Learning | Permalink
Verbling connects language leaners with native speakers via live video chat.
Verbling Raises $1M To Link Language Learners, Leena Rao, TechCrunch
in e-Learning, Investment, Language Learning, Verbling | Permalink
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