Brainly, formerly known as, is a subscription service and educational technology company owned by Polish company

Brainly operates a group of social learning networks for students and educators. It advocates to share and explore knowledge in a collaborative manner, and engaging in peer-to-peer educational assistance.

Brainly was founded in 2009 in Poland by Michał Borkowski (current chief executive officer), Tomasz Kraus and Łukasz Haluch and is based in Kraków, Poland, & New York City, New York. The company is currently available in over 35 countries.

Brainly is the world’s largest social learning community bringing middle school and high school students together to make learning outside the classroom highly engaging, effective and rewarding. Students connect to their peers to help strengthen their skills, from math, to science, to history and beyond. It's peer-to-peer internet business enables its users to help each other with school work problems.

Brainly is one of the most promising and fastest growing internet businesses in the EdTech space with over 150 million unique users monthly and 50M+ answered questions.


Brainly is backed by leading investors including Naspers, Kulczyk Investments, General Catalyst Partners, Point Nine Capital, Runa Capital, & Learn Capital among others. The company raised $30M in it's latest funding of a Venture Round on Jul 25, 2019. This brings Brainly's total funding to $68.5M to-date. Brainly has also acquired OpenStudy and Bask to-date.



  • Year founded: 2009
  • Funding Info: $68.5M in 5 Funding Rounds (Last Funding Type: Venture- Series Unknown)- Brainly has also acquired OpenStudy and Bask to-date.
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 201-500
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Kraków
  • State: Lesser Poland District
  • Country: Poland
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