From Paper Prototypes to the #1 Education App

Paul Gollash Shares Challenges, Advice at Lean Startup Event Paul Gollash, the Founder/CEO of mobile and web-based language learning technology Voxy, spoke at a Lean Startup Meetup event last night in Soho. Along with SideTour’s Co-Founder Mark Webster, the two entrepreneurs shared personal stories, challenges, and advice for aspiring entrepreneurs wanting to use the Lean …

Voxy featured on ReadWriteWeb: Taking Your Startup Global

Rieva Lesonsky posted a really great article on ReadWriteWeb this morning called Taking Your Startup Global. Several startups including Recruiterbox, Fiverr, Shipwire, and Voxy shared some challenges and opportunities of being a global startup from the beginning. Be sure to check out Paul Gollash’s advice to other startups that are trying to break into the …

LAUNCH Education & Kids Conference

Voxy had the exciting opportunity to present to a panel of experts and investors at the LAUNCH Education & Kids conference this year in Mountain View, California. In the demo video below, with Voxy’s co-founders Paul Gollash and Gregg Carey, you’ll get to see a brand new feature that we’re showing the public for the …

The Endangered Languages Project

Did you know that only 50% of today’s languages will be spoken by the year 2100? Losing one language may not impact our daily lives right now, but it means the loss of a unique culture and way of communicating… forever! Thankfully, the Alliance for Linguistic Diversity and Google are making a collaborative effort to …

Voxy at Internet Week New York

Recently, Voxy had the privilege to present a panel at Internet Week New York City. Our panel “Riding the Wave: Customer Acquisition in Emerging Markets” was selected out of a pool of a few hundred panels in the “Make The Stage” Competition. Voxy’s Founder/CEO, Paul Gollash was joined on the panel by the Founder/CEO of …

"Flipping the Classroom" for Language Learners

As technology entered public schools more and more, the Flipped Classroom Model has been growing in popularity amongst educational pioneers. Technology and task-based learning are key components of the flipped classroom model. Here’s a cool and useful infographic about flipping. In this learning environment, the traditional format of lectures in the class and homework after …

How Far Can Mobile Learning Reach?

What reaches 87% of the world’s population (≈ 6 billion people); is the most popular device to access the Internet in Africa and fits in your pocket? You guessed it: mobile phones, cellular phones, smartphones! Imagine the day when children ask: “what is a pay phone?” or worse yet “what is a land line?”. With …