is an e-learningg startup that develops virtual tools to help kids learn English. lets children practice spoken English by talking with a virtual AI-powered cartoon character in a mobile app. was founded in 2017 by Ivan Crewkov, Dmitry Stavisky, and Dima Plotnikov. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California. is making speaking practice affordable for 500 million children around the globe with an engaging virtual character, speech technology, and adaptive learning. 


Buddy can automate the mundane 80% of the tutoring job at 2% of the cost. This enables teachers and parents to give kids unlimited speaking practice, which is essential for mastering English. is backed by LETA Capital and others. The company raised $1M in a Seed round on April 07, 2020. This brings MyBuddy's total funding to $2M to date.



  • Year founded: 2017
  • Funding Info: $2M over 2 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Seed- Series Unknown)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 2-10
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: San Francisco
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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