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Busuu

Busuu
2008 FOUNDED
PRIVATE STATUS
51-60 EMPLOYEES
Later Stage VC LATEST DEAL TYPE
$6.6M LATEST DEAL AMOUNT
7 INVESTORS
Description

Developer of an online learning community intended to offer new language learning classes. The company's platform offers audio-visual language courses that include direct interaction with native speakers, enabling learners to grab new languages faster.

Website
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Educational and Training Services (B2C)
Other Industries
Social/Platform Software
Primary Office
  • 10 East Road
  • 3rd floor, Linen Court
  • London N1 6AD
  • England, United Kingdom

+44 020 0000 0000
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Busuu Valuation and Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
5. Later Stage VC 15-Jul-2015 $6.6M 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Accelerator/Incubator 15-Jan-2015 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 Competitors (27)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
italki Venture Capital-Backed Kowloon, Hong Kong 000 00.000 00000000000 00.000
00000 0000000 Venture Capital-Backed Jaipur, India 00 00.000 00000000000 00.000
00000000 Venture Capital-Backed San Francisco, CA 0 00.000 000000000000 00.000
0000 0000000 Venture Capital-Backed Miami, FL 0000 00000 0000000000 0 00000
0000000 Venture Capital-Backed London, United Kingdom 00 000.00 00000000000 000.00
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Busuu Investors (7)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Board
Seat
Contact
Info
McGraw-Hill Education PE-Backed Company Minority 000 0000 000000 0
The International Conclave of Entrepreneurs Accelerator/Incubator Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Brent Hoberman Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
PROfounders Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Martin Varsavsky Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Busuu Executive Team (9)

Name Title Board
Seat
Contact
Info
Bernhard Niesner Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
Adrian Hilti Co-Founder

7 Former Executives

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