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Duolingo is a company that offers a language education platform that suggests lessons in a number of languages. In addition, it  provides "Duolingo for Schools" with features designed to allow teachers to track their students

HQPittsburgh, PA, US
Employee Ratings4.7

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2021)761(+3%)
Revenue (Y, 2018)$36 M(+177%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Duolingo

Luis von Ahn

Luis von Ahn

CEO and Co-Founder
Severin Hacker

Severin Hacker

CTO and Co-Founder
Rogelio Alvarez

Rogelio Alvarez

Director of Business Development and Sales
Matt Skaruppa

Matt Skaruppa

Gina Gotthilf

Gina Gotthilf

VP of Marketing
Cammie Dunaway

Cammie Dunaway

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Duolingo Office Locations

Duolingo has offices in Pittsburgh and London
Pittsburgh, PA, US (HQ)
5900 Penn Ave
London, GB
85 Great Portland St
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Duolingo Financials and Metrics

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Duolingo total Funding

$183.3 m

Duolingo latest funding size

$35 m

Time since last funding

3 months ago

Duolingo investors

Duolingo's latest funding round in November 2020 was reported to be $35 m. In total, Duolingo has raised $183.3 m. Duolingo's latest valuation is reported to be $2.4 b.
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Duolingo Revenue

Duolingo's revenue was reported to be $36 m in Y, 2018 which is a 176.9% increase from the previous period.

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Duolingo Operating Metrics

Duolingo's Monthly Active Users was reported to be 42 m in Sep, 2020.
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Duolingo Cybersecurity Score

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Duolingo Online and Social Media Presence

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Duolingo Company Culture

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Duolingo News and Updates

Tech execs want to help people better prepare for disasters with educational apps similar to Duolingo and Headspace

Summary List PlacementIn 2005, Dan Kessler evacuated New Orleans in anticipation of Hurricane Katrina. In 2018, he told Insider he experienced a "massive earthquake" while in Mexico with his family. Now living in the Santa Monica Mountains of California, he recounted encroaching wildfires coming t…

This pitch deck won insurance startup Battleface $12 million in funding — backed by Duolingo investor Drive Capital

Summary List PlacementBattleface, a travel insurance startup based in Colombus, Ohio, recently raised $12 million in a Series A funding round backed by Duolingo investor Drive Capital.  Amid the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the travel insurance industry is forecast to keep growing o…

10 free or affordable online courses, apps, and books to learn Russian, from Duolingo to Rosetta Stone

  Summary List Placement Whether you want to read some literary classics in their original language or speak to family in their native tongue, learning Russian is worth the work of memorizing a new alphabet. Below are 10 free or cheap online courses, apps, books, videos, and resources to help you le…

A Gen Z cofounder wants to give his generation a financial education through his app. He says it's like the Duolingo of financial literacy.

Summary List PlacementBolun Li realized back in high school that financial institutions have no idea how to connect with Gen Z.  Li recalls how bank spokespeople would come to his school, St. John's Prep on the North Shore of Boston, and give two-to-three-hour lectures. In the end, they would leav…

Amazon Web Services BrandVoice: Prepositions In A Pandemic: How Duolingo Supported A 101% Increase In Learners During COVID-19

From an increase in remote workforces to millions of children learning from home, technology is becoming more integral to our success and engagement.

Duolingo Raises $35 Million to Fuel Continued Global Growth

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Duolingo, the world's most popular language-learning platform, today announced that it has raised $35 million in financing at a $2.4 billion valuation from Durable Capital Partners LP, an investment management firm that invests in both public and...
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Duolingo Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Duolingo founded?

    Duolingo was founded in 2011.

  • Who are Duolingo key executives?

    Duolingo's key executives are Luis von Ahn, Severin Hacker and Rogelio Alvarez.

  • How many employees does Duolingo have?

    Duolingo has 761 employees.

  • What is Duolingo revenue?

    Latest Duolingo annual revenue is $36 m.

  • What is Duolingo revenue per employee?

    Latest Duolingo revenue per employee is $47.3 k.

  • Who are Duolingo competitors?

    Competitors of Duolingo include babbel, Memrise and Busuu.

  • Where is Duolingo headquarters?

    Duolingo headquarters is located at 5900 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh.

  • Where are Duolingo offices?

    Duolingo has offices in Pittsburgh and London.

  • How many offices does Duolingo have?

    Duolingo has 2 offices.