EdTech Awards Finalist 2024

Babbel for Business Named Finalist in EdTech Awards 2024

Babbel for Business, the foremost language development platform for employees, was named a finalist by the EdTech Awards in its Cool Tools category. Celebrating its 14th year, the EdTech Awards is the world's largest recognition initiative for education technology. 

The EdTech Awards honor the best and brightest people—and the products they produce and lives they shape— across the K-12, Higher Education, and Skills and Workforce sectors with three main honors:

  • The EdTech Cool Tool Awards

  • The EdTech Leadership Awards, and

  • The EdTech Trendsetter Awards.

“Warm and hearty congratulations to all The EdTech Awards 2024 finalists and winners—very, very well done,” said Victor Rivero, Editor-in-Chief of EdTech Digest. “The barriers education technology leaders have overcome in the last few years to make it to where they are today — well, that’s a cause for celebration!” 

Established in 2017, Babbel for Business has grown to serve over 2000 companies across a diverse range of industries that are committed to professional development through language. With over 15 languages available, the versatile B2B solution allows employees to explore language competency at an individualized pace, adapting to specific business needs. 

“This award is a testament to the Babbel for Business mission, leading the way in professional development through language learning in the US,” said Julie Hansen, U.S. CEO and CRO of Babbel. “Not only does language learning help workers relate to one another, but sharing common language enhances job safety and increases productivity. We are committed to creating tools that empower professionals across a range of industries at various leadership levels to connect, understand and learn through language.

About Babbel for Business:

Babbel for Business has been at the forefront of corporate language training since 2017, serving as a catalyst for language development for employees in a variety of industries. Over 2000 companies worldwide have chosen Babbel for Business as the cornerstone of their business-critical professional development programs, improving mutual understanding, communication with customers, and safety in the workplace. 

Flexible Language Learning: Choose from 15 languages, with lessons tailored to both business and casual situations. Babbel is designed to adapt to specific business goals and cater to individual interests, allowing learners to explore language proficiency at their own pace.

About EdTech Digest and the EdTech Awards:

EdTech Digest, a leading source of cool tools, interviews, and trends showcasing the future of learning — annually honors the best and brightest people, products and groups working in edtech with The EdTech Awards. Cool Tool, Leadership, and Trendsetter honorees span the K-12, Higher Ed, and Skills & Workforce sectors.

About Babbel

Babbel develops and operates an ecosystem of interconnected online language learning experiences and is driven by the purpose of creating mutual understanding through language. This means building products that help people connect and communicate across cultures. The Babbel App, Babbel Live, Babbel Podcasts and Babbel for Business products focus on using a new language in the real world, in real situations, with real people. And it works: Studies by linguists from institutions such as Michigan State University, Yale University and the City University of New York demonstrated the efficacy of Babbel’s language learning methods.

The key is a blend of humanity and technology. Babbel offers more than 60,000 lessons across 15 languages, hand-crafted by nearly 200 didactics experts, with user behaviors continuously analyzed to shape and tweak the learner experience. This results in constantly adapting, interactive content with live classes, games, podcasts and videos that make understanding a new language easy, from Spanish to Indonesian.

Because Babbel is for everyone, its team is as diverse as its content. From its headquarters in Berlin and its U.S. office in New York, 1000 people from more than 80 nationalities represent the backgrounds, characteristics and perspectives that make all humans unique. Babbel sold over 15 million subscriptions by creating a true connection with users.

More information: www.babbel.com



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