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Ex-investment banker from Barclays London, builds LingosMio to make ... - YourStory.com


YourStory.com

Ex-investment banker from Barclays London, builds LingosMio to make ...
YourStory.com
While, Alok agrees that there are several language learning apps and websites present in the market today, he believes that these serve more as additional tools. With LingosMio, though, you can independently learn a language from scratch. This, Alok ...

Can genes predict foreign language learning skills? - Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Can genes predict foreign language learning skills?
Telegraph.co.uk
Recently, that mutated FOXP2 gene discovered in that British family has, surprisingly, been associated with foreign language learning ability, according to researchers at the University of Texas at Austin. Assistant professor Bharath Chandrasekaran ...

Just how effective are language learning apps? - Phys.Org


Phys.Org

Just how effective are language learning apps?
Phys.Org
Around 70 million people – including Bill Gates – have signed up for the language learning app Duolingo. The app has received plenty of media attention, and its creators claim that it can help anyone with a smart phone learn a new language.

Language learning startup CultureAlley raises $6.5M from Tiger Global, others - VC Circle


VC Circle

Language learning startup CultureAlley raises $6.5M from Tiger Global, others
VC Circle
Jaipur-based Intap Labs Pvt. Ltd., which runs cloud-based online language learning platform CultureAlley, has raised $6.5 million in Series A funding from venture capital firm Tiger Global Management and other investors. Existing investors Kae Capital ...
CultureAlley Secures $6.5 Million In Series A From Tiger Global And Others ... The Tech Portal

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Google Capital Backs Duolingo to Help Language-Learning App Go Global - Wall Street Journal (blog)


Wall Street Journal (blog)

Google Capital Backs Duolingo to Help Language-Learning App Go Global
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Although the lessons are free and will remain so–Duolingo co-founder and Chief Executive Luis von Ahn said making language learning accessible to all is core to the company–investors valued the four-year-old startup at $470 million because they see ...
Language Learning App Duolingo Raises $45 Million In Funding Tech Times
Crowdsourced language learning site Duolingo raises $45m Series D on $470m ... SiliconANGLE (blog)
Google just invested $45 million in Duolingo, a language-learning startup that ... Business Insider Australia
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Japanese quiz highlights fun of language learning - Massey News (press release)


Massey News (press release)

Japanese quiz highlights fun of language learning
Massey News (press release)
Identifying anime characters or a Japanese ear-cleaning device were all part of the fun for Palmerston North school pupils taking part in the inaugural New Zealand Schools' Japanese Trivia Championships at Massey University's Manawatū campus.

Emerging Voices: Learning Language Abroad - WHQR


WHQR

Emerging Voices: Learning Language Abroad
WHQR
Language learning was never necessarily fun for me. At least, that was before I attended “Chinese camp” three summers ago. It began during my freshman year of high school when I started to take a real interest in learning Chinese through STARTALK ...