- Language-learning company Duolingo just raised $30 million from CapitalG, an investment fund under Google’s parent company, Alphabet.
- This investment means the company is now valued at over $1 billion — making it Pittsburgh’s first unicorn.
- Duolingo’s success might also be tied to its distance from Silicon Valley, and the dramatically lower costs associated with that.
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Language-learning service Duolingo just became Pittsburgh’s first unicorn, valued at $1.5 billion after a $30 million investment from Google’s parent company, Alphabet.
The company offers free language lessons on iOS, Android, and web, but most of its read more >>>