San Francisco, CA
Grammarly offers a tool that corrects contextual spelling mistakes, checks for common grammar errors, and provides citation suggestions.
Max Lytvyn, Alex Shevchenko
Apps, Language Learning, Media, Blogging Platforms, Education, Curated Web

Company Details


Grammarly aims to perfect written English by continuously advancing the world’s most accurate automated proofreading technology. The Grammarly engine checks for more than 250 types of spelling, grammar and punctuation errors, enhances vocabulary usage and suggests citations. More than 3 million English writers worldwide trust Grammarly’s products, which are also licensed by leading universities and corporations.

Grammarly helps users correct and learn written English. Grammarly’s core engine utilizes patent-pending algorithms to find writing issues, suggest corrections and provide context. It’s easy to use Grammarly’s subscription products. Copy and paste any piece of English writing into Grammarly’s online application, or install the Grammarly® Add-In for Microsoft® Office Software. Then, Grammarly’s algorithms will flag potential errors in the text and suggest corrections so that users can make an informed decision about whether, and how, to correct an issue.

Grammarly also provides free resources to English writers, including Grammarly® Answers, an online Q&A community for English writing questions; Grammarly® Handbook, an online guide for English writing; Grammarly® Words, a contextual online thesaurus; and the Grammarly Facebook community, which provides fans with fun grammar tips and discussions.

Grammarly uses evolving, computationally-intensive algorithms running on powerful cloud-based computers to accurately catch and correct English spelling and grammar mistakes. It reviews text from a variety of unique editing styles, including general, business, academic, technical, creative and casual. Grammarly is available via the Grammarly® Online Application at Grammarly.com or by downloading the Grammarly® Add-In for Microsoft® Office Software.

Grammarly is not designed to replace teachers or proofreaders; rather, it serves as an automated, cost-effective and always-available tool to improve users’ writing and skills. As a result, Grammarly is licensed by many universities, corporations and government entities worldwide. It helps students achieve academic goals and improve their writing on essays, reports, theses, dissertations and college entrance applications. Professionals use Grammarly reviews to provide expert help and instant feedback on the accuracy, impact and credibility of their English writing in a variety of disciplines -- including legal, healthcare, academic, marketing, technical and journalism. Grammarly can be an equally powerful tool for job seekers who can use it to perfect cover letters and other related communication with potential employers. Foreign students and non-native English language speaking professionals may also benefit from Grammarly.

Grammarly offers monthly, quarterly and annual subscriptions to individuals. Grammarly@EDU provides licenses directly to K-12 and higher education institutions.

Grammarly was founded in 2008 by Alex Shevchenko and Max Lytvyn, both English language learners. Alex and Max foresaw an opportunity to create a powerful tool that would instantly and accurately provide written grammar assistance to the more than one billion native and non-native English language speakers worldwide. Today, Grammarly continually improves its algorithms in order to eventually perfect all written English.

Grammarly is a profitable, privately-held company with headquarters in San Francisco, California.

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    548 Market Street, #35410

    San Francisco, CA 94104


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