New Bellevue-Based App Teaches English Pronunciation Using AI

It won’t teach you a new language, but Blue Canoe Learning’s new game app —powered by machine learning — promises to help people around the world communicate more effectively in English. Like many good ideas, Blue Canoe was born over a cup of coffee. CEO Sarah Daniels, who had previously worked at Bellevue-based DreamBox Learning, was […]

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Tech Moves: Blue Canoe Hired Three New Leaders

  Blue Canoe Learning, the first startup to be accepted into the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence’s incubation program, hired three new leaders. “These early hires are critical at our stage as we place bets in how we’ll grow in the coming months and years. I couldn’t be more excited by these three executives… Read More […]

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App helps people learn English through artificial intelligence

Seattle-based Blue Canoe Learning has built an app that helps non-native English speakers improve their pronunciation of the language through machine learning. It’s the first company to be a part of an incubator program at the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, founded by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen… Read More >

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Blue Canoe takes on language learning with a focus on pronunciation

If you want to pick up a new language, there’s no shortage of options, and free ones, at that. But one aspect of the process that has been neglected is pronunciation, which is an especially important part of it for professionals. Online, learning pronunciation is generally “hear a recording, then repeat it (to an empty […]

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New incubator program at Paul Allen’s AI institute accepts English learning startup

The Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence (AI2) has accepted the first startup as part of its new incubator program. Seattle-based AI2 announced today that Blue Canoe Learning, a Seattle startup building AI technology to help non-native English speakers improve their pronunciation, is the first to join its incubator for AI companies… Read more…

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AI Startup Blue Canoe Learning Raises $1.4M to Overcome the “Last Mile” of English Language Learning for Non-Native Speakers

Blue Canoe Learning, an artificial intelligence (AI) startup that helps non-native English speakers improve their pronunciation, today announced it has raised an initial $1.4M investment from Kernel Labs and others, and has been accepted as the first company in the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence (AI2)’s new incubator program…. Read More >

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