Busuu

Busuu

Busuu is a company that offers language courses to practice reading, writing, listening and speaking on desktop and mobile.

Busuu's annual revenue for 2018 was USD $15 million.

Timeline

July 15, 2015
Busuu raises a $6,750,000 series B round from McGraw-Hill Education.
October 20, 2012
Busuu raises a $4,700,000 series A round from Brent Hoberman and PROfounders Capital.

Funding rounds

Funding round
Funding type
Funding round amount (USD)
Funding round date
Investment
Busuu Series A round
4,700,000
October 20, 2012
4 Results
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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Adrian Hilti

Founder

Adrian Rubio Leon

Employee

Antoine Sakho

Employee

Bernhard Niesner

Founder

Brent Hoberman

Investor

Caylee Farndon-Taylor

Employee

Claudio Carnino

Employee

Daniele Bogo

Employee

Edoardo Tognoni

Employee

Enrico Mattiazzi

Employee

Jason Keiles

Employee

Johann 'Hansi' Hansmann

Board member

Joséphine DIBAYA

Employee

Kevin Shanahan

Employee

Kirsten Campbell-Howes

Employee

Martin Varsavsky

Advisor

Matteo Gobbi

Employee

Oula Akiki

Employee

Rob Elkin

Employee

Sean Seton-Rogers

Investor

Stuart Taylor

Employee

Sylvester

Employee

Thomas Didierjean

Employee

Thomas Greiderer

Employee

Tom Corfield

Employee

Further reading

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Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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Companies

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CEO
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Products/Services

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Simon Hill
December 1, 2020
Digital Trends
Learning a language can be tough. Fortunately, we've found the best apps to help make learning a foreign tongue fun with lessons, quizzes, and other activities.
Mike Butcher
January 23, 2020
TechCrunch
Language-learning platform Busuu, which has fast expanded to take on traditional giants like Duolingo, says it has acquired the live video tutoring company Verbling for an undisclosed amount, other than calling it a "double-digit million dollar acquisition." As a result, Busuu will now use the Verbling platform to expand into the live video tutoring space [...]

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