Cambly

On-Demand English Tutoring App

LOCATION San Francisco, CA

COMPANY SIZE Between 5 and 10

# OF ENGINEERS Less than 5

FUNDING -

REMOTE WORK OK? No

EXTENDED EXERCISE WINDOW? No

TAGS Education, Language Learning, Mobile, YC Winter 2014

What do we do?

Instantly Connect with a Private English Tutor 24/7

Why join us?

1) An amazing team of Google engineers, ed-tech entrepreneurs, and educators
2) Revenue is growing 20%/month for 2+ years
3) An international product that's changing the lives of English learners around the world

Technical challenges

1) Work on everything from mobile apps to backend. We have a small product team, so you'll have a lot of autonomy and impact.
2) Scale our marketplace and backend as we grow.
3) Blow our students' minds with new features that revolutionize the way they practice speaking 1-on-1 with an native English speaker.

Our press coverage

Our students come from around the world to learn English on Cambly, so most of our press is not in English ;)
http://techcrunch.com/2014/01/27/cambly/
https://www.techinasia.com/cambly-englishlearning-app-focused-actual-conversation-spreading-wildfire-asia
http://www.forbes.com.mx/la-app-que-podria-ayudar-a-800000-ninos-a-aprender-ingles/
http://exame.abril.com.br/tecnologia/noticias/site-cambly-ajuda-usuarios-a-falar-melhor-em-outros-idiomas
http://tech.sina.com.cn/i/2015-07-30/doc-ifxfpcyp4716414.shtml
http://webrazzi.com/2014/06/20/online-yabanci-dil-ogrenme-platformu-cambly-turkiyede-buyumeye-devam-ediyor/
http://www.techwatch.jp/2014/05/27/24%E6%99%82%E9%96%93%E3%81%A9%E3%81%93%E3%81%A7%E3%82%82%E3%83%A2%E3%83%90%E3%82%A4%E3%83%AB%E3%81%A7%E3%83%8D%E3%82%A4%E3%83%86%E3%82%A3%E3%83%96%E3%82%B9%E3%83%94%E3%83%BC%E3%82%AB%E3%83%BC%E3%81%A8/

Our Founders

Sameer Shariff

Co-founder  

Kevin Law

Co-founder      

Our tech stack

  • iOS
  • Python
  • MongoDB
  • Android
  • Flask
  • React JS

Our investors

  • Y Combinator
  • Google Ventures
  • Fuel Capital
  • SherpaVentures
  • DeNA
  • SV Angel