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Lingvist is a novel language learning software which is based on mathematical optimisation and statistical analysis. The program adapts to each and every student, optimizing the time spent studying and thus making it possible to learn a language in the shortest time possible!

HQTallinn, EE

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Employees (est.) (Oct 2019)43

Key People/Management at Lingvist

Mait Muntel

Mait Muntel

Co-Founder & CEO
Tanel Hiir

Tanel Hiir

Co-Founder & CTO
Ott Jalakas

Ott Jalakas

Co-Founder & COO
Hanna-Leana Taoubi

Hanna-Leana Taoubi

Chief Linguistic Officer
Scott Dodson

Scott Dodson

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Lingvist Office Locations

Lingvist has offices in Tallinn and London
Tallinn, EE (HQ)
Veerenni 24
London, GB
6-8 Bonhill St
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Lingvist Financials and Metrics

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Lingvist total Funding

$9.4 m

Lingvist latest funding size

$8 m

Time since last funding

4 years ago

Lingvist investors

Lingvist's latest funding round in November 2015 was reported to be $8 m. In total, Lingvist has raised $9.4 m
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Lingvist Online and Social Media Presence

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Lingvist users rate their learning experience

My partner and I are from different countries, and one of our bucket list items has always been to learn each other’s mother tongue. That’s the theory, but life is usually much too busy to get started on it, and, honestly, our languages – Estonian and German – aren’t quite the easiest. Recently, a f…

Fewer cards per day, faster learning? That’s how we roll

You might have noticed that we have changed a few things in Lingvist related to your learning and goals. We spoke to Jonn Galea, our Head of Product and Design, to give you some insight into these changes. Hey Jonn, thanks for talking to the blog. Our learners may have noticed that we now put mor…

How Many Words Are There in the German Language?

A definitive number of words in a language is extremely hard to pin down for two main reasons. First off, a language is not a stagnant, established entity. Secondly, deciding which “words” should be included in a count is a rabbit hole in itself. The closer you look at the problem, the more comple…

How Many Words Are There in the Spanish Language?

Languages are constantly evolving to suit the needs of their speakers. The Spanish language, with its international community of speakers and (long history) of intercultural exchange, is no exception. Most often, a language expands when it comes into close contact with another language and begins to…

Announcing New Course Focuses for French and Spanish!

Our French and Spanish linguists have been super busy the past six months, working hard to bring you even more course focuses. These are courses available outside of the general course, where you can study vocabulary on a certain theme or topic, and are only available with an upgrade to Lingvist …

The Best Way to Learn Spanish at Home

Check out these creative ways to incorporate Spanish into your daily routine! To learn Spanish at home from your phone or computer, check out Lingvist’s Spanish course. Change the Language of Your Tecnología Beginner: Email Account and Phone Keyboard A great first step is to change the languag…
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Lingvist Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Lingvist founded?

    Lingvist was founded in 2013.

  • Who are Lingvist key executives?

    Lingvist's key executives are Mait Muntel, Tanel Hiir and Ott Jalakas.

  • How many employees does Lingvist have?

    Lingvist has 43 employees.

  • Who are Lingvist competitors?

    Competitors of Lingvist include Vipkid, Memrise and HinKhoj.

  • Where is Lingvist headquarters?

    Lingvist headquarters is located at Veerenni 24, Tallinn.

  • Where are Lingvist offices?

    Lingvist has offices in Tallinn and London.

  • How many offices does Lingvist have?

    Lingvist has 2 offices.