Grammarly is a technology company that develops a digital writing tool using artificial intelligence and natural language processing.

Grammarly uses machine learning algorithms to flag poor word choices, punctuation issues, unclear phrases and other errors that might detract from the content of an email or document.

Grammarly was founded in 2008 in Kiev, Ukraine by Alex Shevchenko, & Max Lytvyn. The company is headquartered in San Francisco and has offices in Kiev, New York City and Vancouver. The platform was release to the public on 1, July 2009.

Grammarly’s product offers grammar checking, spell checking, and plagiarism detection services along with suggestions about writing clarity, concision, vocabulary, delivery style, and tone.

Grammarly consistently break new ground, by using a variety of innovative approaches — including advanced machine learning and deep learning, in natural language processing (NLP) research to deliver unrivaled assistance in our products.


Grammarly's app automatically detects potential grammar, spelling, punctuation, word choice, and style mistakes in writing. Grammarly's algorithms flag potential issues in the text and suggest context-specific corrections for grammar, spelling, wordiness, style, punctuation, and plagiarism. The platform has more than 20 million daily users.


Grammarly is backed by investors including General Catalyst, IVP, SignalFire, Spark Capital and others. The company raised $90M from a latest financing on Oct 10, 2019. This brings Grammarly's total fundiing to $200M to date. The latest round values the company at more than $1B.


Grammarly was recognized by Fast Company as one of the world’s most innovative AI companies, in 2019. The company was also ranked #90 on Forbes "Cloud 100" list for 2018.



  • Year founded: 2008
  • Funding Info: $200M over 2 Rounds (Last Funding Type: Unknown)
  • Yearly Revenue: $100M-$200M (2018)
  • Employee Size: 201-500
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $1B+ as of Oct 10, 2019
  • City/Town: San Francisco
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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