Language Learning Community Babbel Funded For Growth

imageBerlin-based language learning startup has attracted funds of an undisclosed amount to add staff and freelance content contributors. Members of the site teach other other through online partnerships. The site is based on Adobe’s (NSDQ: ADBE) Air Flash framework and includes multimedia support, profiles and community features that encourage people, for example, to learn along with learners in their own city. Languages covered are French, Italian, Spanish, English or German. was formed by Lesson Nine, the company started by Thomas Holl and Toine Diepstraten, six months ago. Release.