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Language Learning Platform Busuu Raises €3.5M Series A Round, Moves to London To Scale Up

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http://techcrunch.com – Busuu – the language learning community offering largely free audio-visual online courses – has been playing has been boostrapping away relentlessly for a few years and only last year raised an Angel round from FON-founder and serial entrepreneur Martin Varsavsky. So while US-based Livemocha spent $14 million in VC getting to around 12 million members, Busuu stuck to its knitting with its free to access platform. It now claims to have more than 25 million users in over 200 countries and says it’s growing at a rate of 40,000 new members per day. That strategy appears to have p (IT news)