Tokyo-based startup Lang-8, which runs a language learning platform based on peer corrections, announced today that it has raised funding from CyberAgent Ventures. The exact details of the funding were not disclosed.
Lang-8 has acquired over 730,000 users from 219 countries and regions around the world, with about 70% coming from outside Japan. According to the company’s CEO Yangyang Xi, they plan to use these funds to develop a new service, and add three more engineers to their current three-person team. ...continue reading...
The Bridge 1/20/2014 [en]
- CyberAgent Ventures seems focusing on education startups. Its portfolio related to education includes RareJob, Skype English lesson, Street Academy, C2C of offline learning, mana.bo, tutor matching mobile app, and Best Teacher, online text-based English lesson.