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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, US
Employee Ratings4.9

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2020)690(+7%)
Job Openings55
Revenue (Y, 2018)$36 M(+177%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

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, 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

17 days 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 30 m in Dec, 2019.
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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

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...

The Amazing Ways Duolingo Is Using Artificial Intelligence To Deliver Free Language Learning

When it's time to learn a new language, Duolingo offers a fun, interactive learning experience through its cross-platform app that's powered by artificial intelligence (AI).

Duolingo CEO explains language app’s surge in bookings

Language learning apps, like many educational technology platforms, soared when millions of students went home in response to safety concerns from the coronavirus pandemic. It makes sense: Everyone became an online learner in some capacity, and for non-frontline workers, each day became an opportuni…

How Duolingo uses AI in every part of its app

Duolingo uses AI and machine learning in various features of the app: Stories, Smart Tips, podcasts, reports, and even notifications.

Duolingo Hires Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel, Passes One Million Paid Subscribers

PITTSBURGH, April 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Duolingo, the world's most popular language-learning platform, today announced the appointments of Matt Skaruppa as the company's first Chief Financial Officer and Stephen Chen as its first General Counsel. These new executive hires come on the...

Duolingo plots expansion in Vietnam

Vietnam is Duolingo’s third-largest market in Asia after Japan and China.
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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 690 employees.

  • What is Duolingo revenue?

    Latest Duolingo annual revenue is $36 m.

  • What is Duolingo revenue per employee?

    Latest Duolingo revenue per employee is $52.2 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.