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Duolingo is an education platform that offers language courses in different languages. The company uses the freemium model; the app and the website are accessible without charge, although Duolingo also offers a premium service for a fee. Also, it  provides "Duolingo for Schools" with features designed to allow teachers to track their students

HQPittsburgh, US
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Employees (est.) (May 2020)505(+3%)
Job Openings48
Revenue (Y, 2019)$36 M

Key People/Management at Duolingo

Luis von Ahn

Luis von Ahn

CEO and Co-Founder
Severin Hacker

Severin Hacker

CTO and Co-Founder
Denis Meinert

Denis Meinert

Head of Finance
Rogelio Alvarez

Rogelio Alvarez

Head of Business Development
Matt Skaruppa

Matt Skaruppa

Gina Gotthilf

Gina Gotthilf

Head of Marketing and International Development
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Duolingo Office Locations

Duolingo has an office in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, US (HQ)
5900 Penn Ave
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Duolingo Financials and Metrics

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Duolingo total Funding

$148.3 m

Duolingo latest funding size

$10 m

Time since last funding

a month ago

Duolingo investors

Duolingo's latest funding round in April 2020 was reported to be $10 m. In total, Duolingo has raised $148.3 m. Duolingo's latest valuation is reported to be $1.5 b.
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Duolingo Revenue

Duolingo's revenue was reported to be $36 m in Y, 2019

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Market valuation

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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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Monthly Active Users

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Paid Customers

1 m
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Human Capital Metrics

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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 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.

Duolingo bags unicorn status after funding round led by Google

Language-learning platform Duolingo has joined the ever-growing ranks of tech unicorns, reaching a valuation of $1.5bn (£1.1bn) thanks to funding [...] The post Duolingo bags unicorn status after Google cash injection secures $1.5bn valuation appeared first on CityAM.

Duolingo Now Valued at $1.5 Billion

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Duolingo has reached a $1.5 billion valuation after closing a $30 million Series F funding round from CapitalG, Alphabet's growth equity investment fund and an existing investor in the company. This brings Duolingo's total funding to $138 million,...
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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 Denis Meinert.

  • How many employees does Duolingo have?

    Duolingo has 505 employees.

  • What is Duolingo revenue?

    Latest Duolingo annual revenue is $36 m.

  • What is Duolingo revenue per employee?

    Latest Duolingo revenue per employee is $71.3 k.

  • Who are Duolingo competitors?

    Competitors of Duolingo include Mrs Wordsmith, Age of Learning and Coursera.

  • Where is Duolingo headquarters?

    Duolingo headquarters is located at 5900 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh.

  • Where are Duolingo offices?

    Duolingo has an office in Pittsburgh.

  • How many offices does Duolingo have?

    Duolingo has 1 office.