Overview

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Status
Acquired by on March 21, 2013
Total Equity Funding
$820k in 3 Rounds from 3 Investors
Headquarters:
San Francisco, CA
Description:
PlaySay, a social educational app, enables language learners to have real conversations with one another and receive pronunciation feedback.
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Categories:
Education, EdTech, Language Learning
Website:
http://playsay.com
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Company Details

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★ "Making learning a language fun" - The Wall Street Journal ★ "Enabling a Conversational Language Learning Experience" - The New York Times ★ TechCrunch Disrupt Finalist - TechCrunch

PlaySay is an iPhone game that connects language learners so they can have real conversations with pronunciation feedback.

PlaySay is a #1 ranked Education app in the USA, acquiring up to 10K new users per day in the English/Spanish segments of the global $83B market for language learning.

PlaySay is TechCrunch Disrupt Finalist, backed by the most active VC's in the education space of the USA (Novak Biddle Venture Partners). PlaySay has closed premium content deals with the largest language learning publisher of the USA (McGraw-Hill) as well as the largest foreign language dictionary publisher of the world (HarperCollins).

Funding Rounds (3) - $820k

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Jan, 2011$750k / Seed1
Jan, 2011$50k / Angel1
Sep, 2008$20k / Seed1

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Products (2)

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Competitors (4)

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  • Livemocha is a language learning community combining online instructional content with a global community of language learners.
  • MindSnacks develops multiplayer mobile learning games for learners of all ages.
  • Rosetta Stone provides technology-based language learning solutions, including software, online services, and audio practice tools.
  • Voxy is a personalized and adaptive language learning platform.

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Headquarters

    35 Stillman Street

    Suite 220

    San Francisco, CA 94107

    USA

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