Busuu operates an online language learning platform for users worldwide. The Company offers an online community that offers English, Spanish, German, Russian, French, Italian, Portuguese, Polish, Turkish, Chinese, Japanese and Arabic language courses. Its platform also enables users to learn directly from native speakers of the community via an integrated video-chat application and provides access to vocabulary, writing, comprehension, listening, speaking and pronunciation exercises, as well as various learning and grammar units.

Company Growth (employees)
London, GB
Size (employees)
105 (est)
Busuu was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in London, GB

Key People at Busuu

Bernhard Niesner

Bernhard Niesner

Co-Founder & CEO
Adrian Hilti

Adrian Hilti

Hansi Hansmann

Hansi Hansmann

Partner & Advisor

Busuu Office Locations

Busuu has offices in London and Greater London
London, GB (HQ)
3rd floor, Linen Court 10 East Road
Greater London, GB
10 East Rd

Busuu Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$11.4 m

Latest funding size

$6.7 m

Time since last funding

about 2 years


Busuu's latest funding round in July 2015 was reported to be $6.7 m. In total, Busuu has raised $11.4 m

Busuu Financial Metrics


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

778.5 k
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.2 m1 m778.5 k

Accounts Receivable

928.4 k62.1 k192.7 k

Current Assets

2.1 m2.3 m2.3 m


134.5 k80.8 k43.1 k
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

-0.4 x
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Busuu Online and Social Media Presence

Busuu News and Updates

Language learning app busuu teams up with Uber for English course for drivers

Language learning app busuu has announced a partnership with Uber to offer free English language lessons for its drivers in London. The optional course has been designed by the London-based startup with drivers in mind, focusing on conversation topics like discussing routes and handling customer ser…

Busuu Company Life and Culture

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