English learning app Voxy hit the scene nearly two years ago exactly, on our Disrupt SF stage. It was a great presentation, but perhaps more importantly it was a great business idea. Since then, Voxy is rated the number one education app in over 20 different countries, has raised a total of $8 million in funding, and now has over 2 million users.
So I sat down with CEO and founder Paul Gollash… → Read More
TechCrunch Disrupt finalist Voxy, a service that lets you learn a language “from life” has just updated its iPhone app in the App Store, with one pretty disruptive difference; Voxy’s ESL app Aprende inglés now uses your location to help you learn a language, presenting you with the related vocabulary, as well things you hear and things you say if you’re at a restaurant, for example.
The app uses… → Read More
TechCrunch Disrupt finalist Voxy announces today that its just raised another $600k in addition to a $600K convertible debt round in February, bringing its total funding to $1.2 million.
Founded by Paul Gollash, the New York-based startup uses multimedia platforms to help people “learn a language from life.” Voxy utilizes SMS, the web and mobile apps in order to teach ESL to native Spanish… → Read More
Voxy is a multi-platform way to learn a language, currently using both the web and mobile text messaging to teach ESL to Spanish speakers.
Perhaps the best part about Voxy is that it uses game mechanics to drive a language learners progress and commitment, engaging users who would otherwise be bored and get distracted from the task at hand. Founder Paul Gollash refers to the importance of… → Read More