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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