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 …

Free Mobile Learning for Less Mobile Stealing

Despite the fact that mobile devices have become increasingly crucial to one’s everyday life, educators continue to argue that they are not conducive to learning. Compared to Hemingway and redox reaction equations, Tweets and App games do seem a bit absurd. Therefore many schools ban cellphones, causing students to pay local delis and food trucks …