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Vipkid is an online English language learning platform designed to provide an international learning experience to Chinese children. The Company's platform matches Chinese students with North American teachers to offer American elementary school education to Chinese children via online, enabling them to learn English.
HQBeijing, CN

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2019)13,815(+4%)

Key People/Management at Vipkid

Cindy Mi

Cindy Mi

Founder & CEO
Victor Zhang

Victor Zhang

Jessie Chen

Jessie Chen

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Vipkid Office Locations

Vipkid has offices in Beijing, Dongcheng, San Francisco and Gouda
Beijing, CN (HQ)
23 Doufuchi Hutong, Hongenguan Building
Gouda, NL
83 Fluwelensingel
San Francisco, US
301 Howard St #910, San Francisco
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Vipkid Financials and Metrics

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Vipkid's latest funding round in September 2019 was reported to be $150 m. In total, Vipkid has raised $975 m. Vipkid's latest valuation is reported to be $3 b.
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Vipkid Revenue


Revenue (Jul, 2017)


Market valuation

USDJul, 2017


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Vipkid Operating Metrics

Vipkid's Registered Members was reported to be 800 k in Aug, 2017.
Jun, 2016Aug, 2017Oct, 2019

Children Served

700 k

Paying Users

30 k200 k

Registered Members

500 k800 k


90 k
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Vipkid Online and Social Media Presence

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Vipkid News and Updates

Vipkid inks $200 mln Series D

China-based Vipkid, an online English education company, has raised $200 million in Series D financing. Sequoia Capital led the round with participation from Tencent, Yunfeng Capital, Matrix Partners China and Zhen Fund.

Vipkid Blogs

Teaching Humor In ESL Lessons

Everyone loves a good laugh! Humor is sprinkled throughout our daily lives, whether it’s used to make others laugh or to make it through a tough day. But defining and understanding what’s funny varies between languages, which is why learning and practicing comedy is a great way to learn English! Whe…

Listen In On These Podcasts for ESL Teachers and Students

Every teacher will say that one never stops learning. Gaining knowledge and insight is a journey with no end. It is an adventure where one acquires and discovers tools that will better inform how they traverse forward. That’s why teachers recognize that they are also students in a way, seeking to im…

The Future of Education: Assessment With Dr. Malbert Smith

Today, we’re excited to introduce the next installment of our Thought Leadership Series, where we highlight professionals and luminaries from around the world that are helping to shape the modern-day landscape of learning with affirmative and thought-provoking action.  We recently spoke with Dr. Mal…

Building Your Business (Part 4): Developing a Career

This is the final part of a four-part series focused on finding success through building your career online.   Historically, the idea of working part-time and remote is at odds with the concept of career development. But then again, historically we used to wear crocs. History is not always the best …

Are You Qualified to Teach English Online?

So you’re thinking of joining the next best thing, here’s what you need…  Engaging with and teaching second language learners online has never been easier, and as demand for online teachers continues to grow, opportunities are limitless for those looking to become teachers. But don’t kid yourself ei…

Visiting China: Meeting VIPKids and Tasting Scorpions

Two teachers’ experiences on their first trip to China Recently a few VIPKid teachers took it upon themselves to arrange a trip to China and experience a part of the world their students call home. They were expecting a culture shock, but instead they found friends, family, and a tour guide called C…
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Vipkid Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Vipkid founded?

    Vipkid was founded in 2013.

  • Who are Vipkid key executives?

    Vipkid's key executives are Cindy Mi, Victor Zhang and Jessie Chen.

  • How many employees does Vipkid have?

    Vipkid has 13,815 employees.

  • Who are Vipkid competitors?

    Competitors of Vipkid include RareJob, Education First and Cambium Learning Group.

  • Where is Vipkid headquarters?

    Vipkid headquarters is located at 23 Doufuchi Hutong, Hongenguan Building, Beijing.

  • Where are Vipkid offices?

    Vipkid has offices in Beijing, Dongcheng, San Francisco and Gouda.

  • How many offices does Vipkid have?

    Vipkid has 4 offices.