LingoAce is a global education technology company and leading Mandarin Chinese language learning platform.

LingoAce offers an immersive language learning experience tailored to meet the needs of learners aged three to 15 years old, across a range of language proficiency levels and diverse cultural backgrounds.

LingoAce was founded in 2017 by Hugh Yao. The company is headquartered in Singapore, with offices in the U.S., Southeast Asia and China.


LingoAce harnesses the capabilities of passionate teachers along with research-backed digital content, featuring animation, gamification and AI, to effectively deliver authentic and interactive online Chinese language lessons.


LingoAce has a team of more than 4,000 professionally-certified teachers with international CTCSOL accreditation for Mandarin Chinese language teaching to global students.


LingoAce's learning experiences are designed in-house by LingoAce’s team of curriculum and education specialists, as well as multimedia, animation and gamification experts. Today, LingoAce is reaching a global base across more than 100 countries and regions.


LingoAce is backed by Sequoia Capital India, Tiger Global, Shunwei Capital, Owl Ventures, Decent Capital, WC Global, and others. The company announced a $160M in new investment on Dec 02, 2021, consisting of a $105M Series and a $55M Series B round. This brings LingoAce's total funding to $176M to date.



  • Year founded: 2017
  • Funding Info: $176M over 5 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series C)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 1,001-5,000
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Singapore
  • State: Central Region
  • Country: Singapore
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