Why we exist

Verbling’s mission is to empower people all over the world to become fluent in a foreign language. While our core team is based in San Francisco, the teachers and students who make our mission possible are spread across six continents.

What we do

Verbling is an online platform where language learners can take lessons with professional teachers. Our in-house staff vets every application from prospective teachers. Only those teachers who meet rigorous standards are accepted, ensuring high instruction quality for our learners. As a result, the average learner rating for a Verbling teacher is 4.9 out of 5.

Our lessons take place over video chat, so people can learn wherever they may find themselves. Adding to convenience, our language teachers are available 24/7, covering all timezones globally. Ninety-five percent of our members rate their likelihood of recommending Verbling to a friend between 7 and 10 out of 10.

Who we are

Verbling is a technology company founded by three Swedish former Stanford students. Our product launched for the first time during the Summer 2011 Y Combinator program. Today, Verbling has over 500,000 members and has raised $4.4 million in venture capital funding.


Verbling teachers customize lessons and tailor long-term plans according to your needs and proficiency level.


Lessons are available anywhere, anytime. No back-and-forth messaging required. Click to book and you’re done.


Meet new people from around the world while improving your language skills. Learning is more effective when it’s fun.