Speak raises $52M

San Francisco, Calif.-based Speak, a language learning platform that uses artificial intelligence to help people learn English, has raised a Series B funding round of $27 million.

The investment was led by OpenAI Startup Fund and features participation from Founders Fund, Lachy Groom, Josh Buckley, Justin Mateen, and Gokul Rajaram.

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