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Closed Date1/2014

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Website8dworld.com/Engli...
CategoryGames/Entertainment
Emailcontactus@8dworld...
Employees
DescriptionVirtual world site

Offices

Woburn, USA
500 West Cummings Park
Suite 6400
Woburn, MA, 01801
USA

People

Chief Technology Officer
Vice President of Educational Services
Vice President of Product Development
Board Member
Advisor
Advisor
Advisor
Director of Technologies
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Funding

TOTAL $12.3M
FUNDING TOTAL $12.3M
Series A, 3/2008
Spark Capital
Gobi Partners
$7M
Series B, 12/2010
$5.25M

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8D World Closed down January, 2014

8D World

8D World provides an online virtual world for global English-as-a-foreign-language (EFL) learners to learn and improve spoken English in a motivating and contextually relevant “language environment.”

8D World leverages innovative product design and proprietary speech technologies to build an immersive language environment—Wiz World Online. This immersive virtual world allows language learners to practice speaking and listening skills at their own pace and in a motivating and fun manner. Wiz World Online is currently being used by a continuously growing user group in China and soon around the world.

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Wiz World Online

Websitewizworldonline.com
Launch DateJuly 16, 2009

Wiz World Online is a virtual world for English as a Foreign Language (EFL) students, focusing on helping those students improve their spoken English. The program was launched in China in July 2009, and is looking to expand to South Korea and Japan.

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Above: minhtramhoai
Uploaded: 10/5/12

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Sources

  1. TechCrunch [edit]
  2. 8D World Gets $5.25 Million More To Teach English As A Foreign Language Online (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. ESL gaming firm 8D World rounds up $5.25M VC funds (masshightech.com) [edit]
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