ELSA Overview

  • Founded
  • 2015
Founded
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 106
Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Series B
  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $15M
Latest Deal Amount
  • Investors
  • 15

ELSA General Information

Description

Developer of an AI-assisted language learning platform designed to improve English pronunciation. The company's platform uses artificial intelligence and speech recognition technology with the capability to identify phoneme-level pronunciation feedback to language learners around the world and provide them with real-time phonetic instructions on how they can fix these errors, enabling users to speak English fluently and confidently.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Educational Software
Primary Office
  • 121 Day Street
  • San Francisco, CA 94131
  • United States

ELSA Timeline

2018201920202021
Financing RoundCaptured Employee CountEstimated Employee Growth
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ELSA Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
8. Early Stage VC (Series B) 11-Jan-2021 $15M 0000 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Early Stage VC (Series A) 27-Feb-2019 000 0000 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Early Stage VC (Series A) 06-Mar-2018 00.00 00.000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Accelerator/Incubator 27-Feb-2017 00.000 Completed Product Development
4. Accelerator/Incubator 01-Nov-2016 00.000 Completed Product Development
3. Angel (individual) 08-Mar-2016 0000 00.000 Completed Startup
2. Seed Round 01-Jan-2016 $1.79M $1.79M Completed Startup
1. Accelerator/Incubator 01-Aug-2015 Completed Startup
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ELSA Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Authorized
Par Value Dividend Rate (%) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series B 0,000,000 00.000000 00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00.000
Series A 0,000,000 00.000000 00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00.000
Pre-Series A5 000,000 00.000000 00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Pre-Series A4 000,000 00.000000 00 00.0 00.0 00 00.0 0.000
Pre-Series A3 0,000,000 00.000000 00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Pre-Series A2 513,992 $0.000010 8% $0.63 $0.63 1x $0.63 1.6%
Pre-Series A1 3,523,960 $0.000010 8% $0.86 $0.86 1x $0.86 10.98%
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ELSA Comparisons

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Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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San Francisco, CA
106 As of 2021
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ELSA Competitors (35)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Duolingo Formerly VC-backed Pittsburgh, PA 000 00000 00000000 00000
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00000 000000000 Corporation Farmington Hills, MI 00
000000000 Accelerator/Incubator Backed Bhopal, India 000000000000
00000000000 Venture Capital-Backed Tel Aviv, Israel 0 00.00 0000000000 0 00.00
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ELSA Patents

ELSA Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20210225389-A1 Methods for measuring speech intelligibility, and related systems and apparatus Pending 17-Jan-2020 00000000000

ELSA Executive Team (3)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Vu Van Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
Xavier Anguera Ph.D Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer & Chief Scientist
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ELSA Board Members (2)

Name Representing Role Since
Peng Ong Monk's Hill Ventures Board Member 000 0000
Zachary Bratun-Glennon JD Gradient Ventures Board Member 000 0000
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ELSA Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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ELSA Investors (15)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Endeavor Catalyst Corporate Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Globant Ventures Corporate Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
SIG Susquehanna Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Vietnam Investments Group PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Gradient Ventures Corporate Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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