How Duolingo became a $2.4B language unicorn

At the heart of Duolingo is its mission: to scale free education and increase income potential through language learning. However, the same mission that has helped it grow to a business valued at $2.4 billion with over 500 million registered learners, has led to...

Extra Crunch roundup: How Duolingo became an edtech leader

The pandemic has just pushed edtech mainstream, but language-learning startup Duolingo had already spent the past decade figuring out how to build a successful edtech app. In our latest installment of the EC-1 series, Natasha Mascarenhas goes deep with the company to...

To buy time for a failing startup, recreate the engineering process

Jason Meller Contributor Jason Meller is the founder and CEO of Kolide, an endpoint security solution for teams that value productivity, transparency and employee happiness. In non-aerobatic fixed-wing aviation, spins are an emergency. If you don’t have spin recovery...