Voxy, a New York City-based English learning platform, raised $12m in funding.
The round was led by SJF Ventures with participation from Inherent Group, Rethink Education, Contour Venture Partners, Weld North and GSV Acceleration.
The company intends to use the funds to work with more learners in historically underserved regions.
Launched in 2010 and led by CEO Paul Gollash, Voxy provides a web and mobile-based English learning solution based on real-world content to major educational institutions, corporations and governments in North and South America, Europe and Asia.
Every online course combines adaptive learning technology, personalized live instruction, and authentic, real-world content to support learners’ needs in real time.
The company also has an office in São Paulo, Brazil.