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Jan 19, 2017

We Raised $5.2 Million to Help Tech Employees Find Their Authentic Voice

Creating a more international and communicative workplace environment

We are excited to announce that Lingo Live has raised $5.2 million in Series A funding! The round is being lead by Owl Ventures, with participation from existing investors Alpine Meridian Ventures, Fresco Capital, and Entrepreneurs Expansion Fund.

As our founder and CEO Tyler Muse explains, “technology companies are increasingly diversifying their workforce through international expansion and the limited supply of engineers here in the US has them bringing in non-native English speaking engineers from abroad. As a result, they accumulate a linguistic debt that hampers productivity, innovation, and talent retention. We provide an alternative to expensive and inconvenient on site coaching by pairing these employees with a live coach who teaches them the communication skills they need to move up in their career.”

Read more about it on TechCrunch!

 

– Jenny Tannenbaum