Hallo launches in India with Agora’s real-time engagement
English learning app aims to democratize language learning and onboard 10 million students by 2022
Hallo, a US-based real-time English learning platform, has announced its launch in India to help Indians learn English from native teachers and practice speaking with native speakers. other students around the world anytime, anywhere. Hallo enables virtual interactions between English students and native English teachers through live, one-to-one lessons coupled with interest-based English lessons and AI proficiency tests to assess progress. Hallo currently has more than 200,000 users in India and primarily caters to users between the ages of 18-35.
Hallo thinks the most effective way to learn English is to engage in real time with real people. By focusing on human interaction, one can build confidence, overcome fear of speaking, advance one’s career, and become fluent while learning to communicate with others. The app currently has over one million students in 150 countries around the world.
Agora’s technology and APIs power Hallo’s core features such as live streaming, video calling, and audio calling, allowing its users to connect and interact in real time on a global scale. .
Hallo is the first social real-time language learning platform on the market and has secured $2.4 million in funding from US venture capital firms such as Kickstart, RevRoad, Tamarack and Dunce Capital.