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Chatterbug is an online language learning system that teaches language through adaptive courses and one-on-one video sessions with native speakers from around the world. The Company gives people a new way to learn to speak a language that combines the flexibility and simplicity of language learning apps with the effectiveness of attending an in-person language school.

HQSan Francisco, US

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2020)49

Key People/Management at Chatterbug

Scott Chacon

Scott Chacon

Cofounder / CEO
Tom Preston-Werner

Tom Preston-Werner

Cofounder / Engineering
Russell Belfer

Russell Belfer

Cofounder / Engineering
Liz Clinkenbeard

Liz Clinkenbeard

Cofounder / Linguistics
Anne Leuschner

Anne Leuschner

Managing Director / Business
Nicole Akakpo

Nicole Akakpo

Customer Success
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Chatterbug Office Locations

Chatterbug has offices in San Francisco and Berlin
San Francisco, US (HQ)
2517 Mission St #11, San Francisco
Berlin, DE
10 Käthe-Niederkirchner-Straße
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Chatterbug Financials and Metrics

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Chatterbug total Funding

$1.8 m

Chatterbug latest funding size

$1.80 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Chatterbug investors

Chatterbug's latest funding round in October 2017 was reported to be $1.8 m. In total, Chatterbug has raised $1.8 m
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Chatterbug Online and Social Media Presence

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Chatterbug News and Updates

How learning German sparked Chatterbug founders to set up in Berlin

These founders left their US tech unicorn Github and headed out to Berlin to found Chatterbug. One says the city’s startup culture is “the best in Europe”. How learning German sparked Chatterbug founders to set up in Berlin

Chatterbug Blogs

5 Avoidable Mistakes German Learners Make

Making mistakes when learning German isn’t a bad thing, and certainly nothing to be ashamed of. In fact, it should be encouraged, because it helps you learn. To best illustrate a few mistakes that all German-learners make at some point, let’s go through a little imaginary conversation. Picture …

8 Things to Know When Driving in Germany

You might be living in Germany and sometimes need to drive, or maybe you have some friends/family coming to visit you by car… well, make sure you read this little sum-up we made for you so you can be sure that alles ist in Ordnung before hitting the road! Because not knowing or forgetting one of t…

Chatterbug Features - Yosselin

As is typical for Chatterbug students, Yosselin is a globetrotter as well as a language enthusiast. Born in Guatemala, she moved to the United States when she was nine years old and grew up speaking both Spanish and English. In 2018, she moved to Berlin to pursue a Master of Science in International…

If you're (enter mood) and you know it, watch...

When it comes to learning a language, there are a myriad of resources one can choose from to add authenticity to the experience: from travelling to the countries where the language is spoken to finding a tandem partner or listening to music in the target language. However, if you don’t happen to h…

Language Learning Tips from a Two-Year Old

It is said that from the day we are born we become life-long language learners. Linguists and medical experts assert that children can actually perceive language in the womb, and once they are born their lives become shaped by the languages around them. Following the logic above, I have been a lang…

Meet the Chatterteam - Megan

If you snuck up on the Chatterbug team at lunchtime, you would often hear Megan, our Head of Community, describing herself as “very competitiveâ€�. She comes from a very athletic family and both her parents were coaches, so it’s no surprise that she began playing soccer at 4, softball when she t…
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Chatterbug Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Chatterbug founded?

    Chatterbug was founded in 2017.

  • Who are Chatterbug key executives?

    Chatterbug's key executives are Scott Chacon, Tom Preston-Werner and Russell Belfer.

  • How many employees does Chatterbug have?

    Chatterbug has 49 employees.

  • Who are Chatterbug competitors?

    Competitors of Chatterbug include Open English, HinKhoj and Verbling.

  • Where is Chatterbug headquarters?

    Chatterbug headquarters is located at 2517 Mission St #11, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Chatterbug offices?

    Chatterbug has offices in San Francisco and Berlin.

  • How many offices does Chatterbug have?

    Chatterbug has 2 offices.