Vipkid is an online English language learning platform designed to provide 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 all from the comfort of their homes.
HQBeijing, CN
Size (employees)8,246 (est)+5%
Vipkid was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Beijing, CN
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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 San Mateo, Beijing, Dongcheng and Gouda
Beijing, CN (HQ)
23 Doufuchi Hutong, Hongenguan Building
Gouda, NL
83 Fluwelensingel
San Mateo, US
311 7th Ave
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Vipkid Financials and Metrics

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Vipkid total Funding

$825 m

Vipkid latest funding size

$500 m

Time since last funding

4 months ago

Vipkid investors

Vipkid's latest funding round in June 2018 was reported to be $500 m. In total, Vipkid has raised $825 m. Vipkid's latest valuation is reported to be $3 b.
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Vipkid Revenue


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Vipkid Operating Metrics

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

Paying Users

30 k200 k

Registered Members

500 k800 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.
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Vipkid Blogs

VIPKid Sprints Past 5-Year Anniversary Mark

On Oct. 18, VIPKid celebrated its 5th anniversary by inviting over 1000 staff from our Beijing, Shanghai, Dalian, and Chengdu offices to a sports stadium for a day of teamwork and athletic competition. This VIPKid Olympiad included a relay race, a 6km marathon, a tug-of-war, and speeches from our st…

5 Fun Adjective Activities for ESL Students

It’s generally agreed that knowing the meaning and usage of over ten thousand words of a language can qualify the speaker as fluent in that particular language. We may not be aware of it, but the majority of us know around that amount in our native language. A great deal of those words are adjective…

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Sheltered Instruction 101 for ESL Teachers

Sheltered Instruction is a method used to teach English Language Learners (ELLs) which combines content teaching with language learning objectives, allowing them to transition to mainstream instruction while reaching English fluency. Sheltered Instruction is a great way to provide students with leve…

Halloween Riddles for your English Students this October

Halloween riddles, besides being fun, can test a student’s reasoning skills while learning a new language. It’s important to note that different cultures – and by extension, different languages – have a different structure for riddles. At times, something that makes sense in one language may not see…

Stages of Second Language Acquisition for ESL Teachers

Learning a new language doesn’t happen overnight. In fact, it happens in five different stages, and understanding them can be the key to helping your students learn English. The five stages of second language acquisition are: 1st Stage: Pre-production This is the time when students learn basic vocab…
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Vipkid Company Life and Culture

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