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The Blog

The amazing things that happened to Learn10 in 2008

December 27th, 2008

Between Christmas and New Year is a great time to contemplate; to review what happened during the previous 12 months, and reassess aims & objectives, as well as personal goals for 2009.

Looking back, it’s been an exciting year. We’ve worked hard, but  have learnt a huge amount about the web 2.0 world we inhabit.

  • 14th February 2008 - the site was launched with a working demo within days of us formulating the idea.
  • We became an official project of  UNESCO 2008 International Year of Languages
  • We met Vaclav Havel - the first president of the Czech Republic.
  • We were voted one of the top 10 European startups and presented at Startup2.eu in Barcelona in May.
  • At the fabulous web 2.0 expo in Berlin, Nic sat with Tim O’Reilly in the pitchstop car & got a positive reaction to Learn10.
  • Learn10 was featured on Danish television.
  • We contributed a case study about Web 2.0 marketing to the 5th edition of Marketing Communications by Chris Fill.
  • A radio programme was made about our story for Czech radio Český Rozhlas 2 (the nearest Czech equivalent to BBC Radio 4), which will be broadcast on New Year’s Day.
  • We funded an important acquisition - an iPhone!
  • We got on TechCrunch in all the wrong ways
  • and some of the right ways. (Nic’s guest article about web 2.0 language learning.)
  • We gained nearly 25,000 members and have honed the learn10 widget based on the ongoing interactions with these members.

We are incredibly grateful for all the interaction we’ve had with the  members of Learn10. Your feedback has meant that we can continually improve our work. I can’t wait to share our (much improved) new release with you & hope that it contributes to your journey to acquire a second language.

Wishing you all happy travels in 2009!

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