Univoice, the 1st mobile app that teaches languages exclusively through music, fueled by AI / ML technology, is now on Wefunder.
New startup, Univoice, announced today that it is raising funds via a rewards / equity crowdfunding campaign on Wefunder to accelerate their development from beta to a ‘Version 1’ product by end of 2020. Having raised $360,000 since inception, from angel investors nationwide, the company turns to the public for the remaining 40% of their pre-seed fundraising round.
“We’re so fortunate to have the support of 7 angel investors who have funded well over half of our pre-seed goal, and we’re thrilled to expand our fundraise from a private to a public offering. Now, anyone – accredited or non-accredited – can own a piece of Univoice, and join us in changing the face of language learning as we know it; one song at a time,” says Sami Halabi, Founder & CEO at Univoice.
On their campaign page, the “languages through music” startup dives deep into its origin story with a brief bio on the polyglot founder’s journey to mastering 5 languages. Originating from a viral video series, in which he taught German grammar using Disney instrumental tracks, Sami expanded his passion project into a full-scale business in just over a year’s time.
“What we have in the market today is click & say, read & type, drag & drop; 100’s of language apps with similar content and the same traditional teaching methods. It’s really easy to build vocabulary, but the most challenging part of learning a new language is speaking. And, let’s be honest, it’s not much fun to simply repeat after a robot; on the other hand, everyone loves and enjoys singing songs. This is what gives me hope in Univoice’s enormous market potential,” says Eugene Bond, Technology Advisor at Univoice & former Head of Engineering at Babbel.
With a go-live date of August 7th 2020, Univoice’s crowdfunding campaign is now available to the public.