Busuu Overview

  • Founded
  • 2008
Founded
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 187
Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Later Stage VC
  • Investors
  • 8

Busuu General Information

Description

Developer of a language learning platform designed to offer varied vocabulary training courses. The company's platform offers courses in 12 different languages on web and mobile created by experts, all powered by smart learning technology, enabling learners to learn a language effortlessly.

Contact Information

Website
www.busuu.com
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Educational Software
Other Industries
Educational and Training Services (B2C)
Education and Training Services (B2B)
Primary Office
  • Calle Don Ramón de la Cruz, 38
  • Madrid
  • Spain
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Busuu Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
7. Later Stage VC 27-May-2020 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Later Stage VC 15-Jul-2015 00.000 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Accelerator/Incubator 15-Jan-2015 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Later Stage VC 12-Dec-2014 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Early Stage VC (Series A) 20-Oct-2012 00.000 00.000 Completed Startup
2. Angel (individual) 21-Apr-2011 Completed Startup
1. Angel (individual) 25-Feb-2010 Completed Startup
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Busuu Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Authorized
Par Value Dividend Rate (%) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Class A 00,000 00.000000 0000 0000 00 0000 000
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Busuu Comparisons

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Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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Busuu Competitors (34)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Rosetta Stone Private Equity-Backed Arlington, VA 0000 000.00 000000&0
000 0000000 Venture Capital-Backed Barcelona, Spain 000 000.00 00000000000 000.00
00000000 00000 Private Equity-Backed Genève, Switzerland 000 0000000 0000
0000000 Venture Capital-Backed London, United Kingdom 000 000.00 0000000000 0 000.00
000000 0000 Venture Capital-Backed Brooklyn, NY 00 00.00 000000 - 000 00.00
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Busuu Executive Team (13)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Bernhard Niesner Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Stuart Taylor Chief Financial Officer
Joonas Kukkonen Chief Technology Officer
Kirsten Campbell-Howes Chief Learning Officer
Adrian Hilti Co-Founder & Board Member
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Busuu Board Members (7)

Name Representing Role Since
Adrian Hilti Busuu Co-Founder & Board Member 000 0000
Andrew Wait Self Board Member 000 0000
Anthony Lorin McGraw-Hill Education Board Member 000 0000
Bernhard Niesner Busuu Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
Johann Hansmann Self Board Member 000 0000
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Busuu 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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Busuu Investors (8)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
GP Bullhound Investment Bank Minority 000 0000 000000 0
McGraw-Hill Education PE-Backed Company Minority 000 0000 000000 0
The International Conclave of Entrepreneurs Accelerator/Incubator 000 0000 000000 0
ACE & Company PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Brent Hoberman Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Busuu Acquisitions (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
00000000 31-Jan-2020 000000000000000000 Communication Software 00000000 0000000
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Busuu Subsidiaries (1)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
00000000 Communication Software San Francisco, CA 0000
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