Grammarly

Grammarly

A web application for checking spelling, grammar, and plagiarism.

Grammarly is a web application for checking spelling, grammar, and plagiarism that is headquartered in San Francisco, California and was founded in 2009 by Alex Shevchenko, Dmytro Lider, and Max Lytvyn. The company uses artificial intelligence to power their writing assistance software that integrates with emails and messages (Gmail, Outlook, Messenger, and Yahoo), documents and projects (Slack, Google Docs, Jira, and SalesForce), and social media (Medium, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn).

The free version of Grammarly offers grammar, spelling, and conciseness checking. The premium version of Grammarly offers users the features of the free version plus the following features: readability, vocabulary enhancement, genre-specific writing style checks, and plagiarism detection.

Funding
Venture round

On May 8, 2017 Grammarly completed a venture capital found with $110 million in funding from General Catalyst (lead investor), Spark Capital, Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), and Breyer Capital.

Timeline

Funding rounds

Funding round
Funding type
Funding round amount (USD)
Funding round date
Investment
Grammarly funding round, October 2019
90,000,000
October 2019
4 Results
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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Aldin Barrett

Employee

Alex Shevchenko

Employee

Alyssa Seidman

Employee

Angela Ritter

Employee

Anton Verinov

Employee

Arsen Kostenko

Employee

Ayan Mandal

Employee

Brad Hoover

Employee

Celeste Mora

Employee

Chris Farmer

Investor

David Rowan

Investor

Elena Tsyvyan

Employee

Ellie Lupo

Employee

Erin Hull, CCWP

Employee

Eugene Chechurin

Employee

Gautam Gupta

Investor

Geoff Donaker

Investor

Hadiyah Daché

Employee

Igor Gromov

Employee

Itamar Goldminz

Employee

Jasper Posner

Employee

Jillian Lurie

Employee

Joel Tetreault

Employee

Josh MacIntyre

Employee

Joshua Reeves

Investor

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Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Grammarly raises $110 million for a better spell check

Katie Roof

Web

May 8, 2017

Grammarly will fix your typos inside Google Docs

Timothy J. Seppala

Web

September 12, 2018

Tutorial: How To Improve Your Writing With Grammarly

The Creative Penn

Web

February 26, 2018

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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Date
Link

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Joe Williams
November 19, 2020
Business Insider
"Systems such as a Grammarly are focused, but not deep. Whereas GPT-3 is deep, but not focused," said co-CEO Yoav Shoham.
Ingrid Lunden
October 10, 2019
TechCrunch
While attention continues to be focused on the rise and growing sophistication of voice-based interfaces, a startup that is using artificial intelligence to improve how we communicate through the written word has raised a round of funding to capitalise on its already-profitable growth. Grammarly -- which provides a toolkit used today by 20 million people [...]
Frederic Lardinois
September 24, 2019
TechCrunch
In recent months, Grammarly started expanding beyond its core grammar and spellchecking tools by adding features like a more detailed clarity score, for example. Today, it's expanding on this work by launching the first beta of its new tone detector that makes sure your email or document sounds just like you want it to. You may [...]

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