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Preply is a company that provides an online tutoring marketplace intended to promote faster learning with one-on-one online tutors. It helps to find and book professional private tutors online, enabling users to achieve their linguistic goals.
HQBrookline, MA, US
Employee Ratings4.1
Overall CultureA+

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2020)1,703(+6%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Preply

Kirill Bigai

Kirill Bigai


Preply Office Locations

Preply has an office in Brookline
Brookline, MA, US (HQ)
1371 Beacon St #301
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Preply Financials and Metrics

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Preply total Funding

$15.6 m

Preply latest funding size

$10 m

Time since last funding

8 months ago

Preply investors

Preply's latest funding round in March 2020 was reported to be $10 m. In total, Preply has raised $15.6 m
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Preply Operating Metrics

Mar, 2020

Classes Taught

2 m






10 k
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Preply Online and Social Media Presence

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Preply News and Updates

Digital language learning Market Set To Witness Surge In Demand Over The Forecast Period Of 2020 To 2027 | Top Vendors Like Busuu, Ltd, Babbel, Fluenz, Lingoda GmbH, Pearson PLC, Preply, Inc

Europe digital language learning market is expected to grow from US$ 1.28 Bn in 2018 to US$ 3.20 Bn by the year 2027. This represents a CAGR of 11.0% from the year 2018 to 2027. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Tech.eu Podcast #162: Kirill Bigai of Preply that’s just raised $10 million; Hjalmar Nordegren of Karma on fighting food waste amidst pandemic

This week, we've got two interviews to share with you. The first one is with Kirill Bigay from Preply, a language learning startup from Ukraine that's got pretty big news to share. The other is with Hjalmar Nordegren from Karma, a Swedish startup that fights food waste globally. The post Tech.eu Po…

Online tutoring marketplace Preply banks $10M to fuel growth in North America, Europe

Online learning looks likely to be a key beneficiary of the social distancing and quarantine measures that are being applied around the world as countries grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic. In turn, this looks set to buoy some relative veterans of the space. To wit: Preply, a 2013-founded tutoring …

Preply raises €9 million to tutor 50 languages online in 190 countries

Today the edtech startup Preply has announced an additional €9 million of funding, doubling the total raised in its previous rounds. The funds will be used to grow the Preply network of 10,000 verified tutors teaching 50 languages to tens of thousands of students in 190 countries worldwide.  Preply …

Kyiv-based learning platform Preply gets $10 million to expand across Europe and North America

Preply, a Ukrainian online learning platform, has raised $10 in a round led by London-based Hoxton Ventures, with participation from Point Nine Capital, All Iron Ventures, The Family, EduCapital, and Diligent Capital.  Founded in 2013, the platform uses machine learning to pair tutors with learners,…

Language lesson marketplace Preply closed $10 million just before COVID-19 hit and is now seeing a 50% spike in business

Language learning marketplace Preply has raised $10 million in funding, as it sees demand spike 50% for language tutors amid COVID-19 lockdowns. Preply pairs anyone looking to brush up their language skills with a relevant tutor, and schedules lessons and provides a virtual classroom. Preply CEO K…
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Preply Blogs

Learning English for Business? Here are 7 powerful reasons to try online tutoring

If you’re a business professional who needs to learn English fast, 1-on-1 online tutoring is a complete game-changer. Lessons can cost less than your lunch and they can be scheduled to fit around even the most hectic, coffee-powered lifestyle. They also focus on speaking — which is famously the hard…

Learning English on Your Own: What Will Help You Succeed

На мой взгляд, самомотивация и потребность в изучении английского языка являются движущей силой для самоотверженного вовлечения в процесс изучения языка, а также для постоянного интереса к языку, жажде узнавать что-то новое, и в конечном итоге, к успешному освоению английского языка. Давайте посмотр…

How to Teach a Kid to Speak English at Home [12 Tips from Experts]

Teach your child to speak English, and you’ll open up a world of opportunities for their future. It’s well-documented that English speakers often earn more, have access to the world’s top universities and enjoy greater opportunities for travel. Who wouldn’t want that for their child?     If you’re d…

English Podcasts: 12 Best Podcasts for Learning English in 2020

As some British pop stars told us in the 1980s, video killed the radio star. But the internet has changed everything, and now podcasts might be his second life! Everyone loves a good podcast. They can entertain and educate you during any activity that does not require your full attention. What did w…

English Exam Study Guide: Advice From Experienced Tutors on How to Ace Your Exams

Got an English exam coming up? Luckily, our supportive tutors have some great tips to help you achieve the results you want.  On Preply, tutors have prepared thousands of English learners for their exams. With a tutor’s guidance, ESL learners have passed their exams and achieved impressive results. …

Guide to Business English Negotiation: Preparation, Vocabulary & Phrases

Written by Kalatharan K., a Preply English tutor with a business background. Visit Kalatharan’s profile here.   A critical part of developing good business English skills is knowing how to negotiate. Business negotiation is difficult in any language. But it’s especially difficult if the language is …
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Preply Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Preply founded?

    Preply was founded in 2013.

  • Who are Preply key executives?

    Preply's key executives are Kirill Bigai.

  • How many employees does Preply have?

    Preply has 1,703 employees.

  • Who are Preply competitors?

    Competitors of Preply include Cluey Learning, Qkids and Justlearn.

  • Where is Preply headquarters?

    Preply headquarters is located at 1371 Beacon St #301, Brookline.

  • Where are Preply offices?

    Preply has an office in Brookline.

  • How many offices does Preply have?

    Preply has 1 office.