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Tinycards Duolingo HEDLINE EDUKWEST

With Tinycards Duolingo takes a first step beyond Language Learning

Educational app maker Duolingo launched a stand-alone flashcard learning app this week making it the company’s first step to move beyond language learning. Is Tinycards going to be a success of similar size like Duolingo’s massively popular language learning apps, or is it more of a trojan horse that aims at taking over the brain training vertical?

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When Will Tech Save us from Learning Languages

One week ago I started to learn a new language. My last attempt to broaden my knowledge of the romance languages was some fifteen years ago when I studied Spanish at an adult education center taking evening classes. So, it’s been a while.

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Duolingo Uber EDBRIEF 09 2015 EDUKWEST

EDBRIEF: Duolingo and Uber partner to Certify Drivers

Language learning startup Duolingo and Uber announced a partnership, certifying drivers in Columbia in English. UberENGLISH will give users of the service the option to choose a certified English speaking driver.

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Duolingo Series D HEDLINE EDUKWEST 06 2015

HEDLINE: Duolingo raises $45 million Series D led by Google Capital

Language learning startup Duolingo has raised a $45 million Series D led by Google Capital with participation from existing investors Union Square Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.

The round brings the total raised to over $83 million, valuing the company at $470 million.

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Duolingo for Schools

Duolingo launches Duolingo for Schools

After announcing a more serious approach to language learning based on behavioural data last month, Duolingo launched its latest feature this week: Duolingo for Schools.

Like the web based portal and the mobile apps, Duolingo for Schools is 100% free to use with no upsells or advertisement which makes it an interesting addition to language learning classrooms in schools, universities or for tutors.

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