somos closes second fundraising round, bringing pre-seed total to $100k+ 🚀

updated on 25 January 2023
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somos has raised another round of pre-seed funding to help bring somos courses to life!

language learning platform somos closed a new round of pre-seed funding at a valuation of $1.9m this month.

the social enterprise set up in october 2021 and has raised $100k+ across two rounds so far.

the community backed edtech venture has 23 investors, many of whom took part in both rounds.

somos has a unique ownership model that allocates equity ownership for the team, language teachers and grassroots community organisations.

what's next at somos?


⭐️ the new funding is to hire new team members via a partnership with open door policy. the singapore based not-for-profit trains & connects refugees to remote work opportunities.

⭐️ somos recently signed a strategic partnership with product accelerator, pmdojo. the partnership will see 5 pmdojo fellows take a new product feature to market for somos in 10 weeks. the cohort will begin work in late august 2022.

⭐️ somos will be launching it's teacher-led, conversation courses in q1 2023. over 4 weeks, students will learn & practice with others in peer-to-peer working groups. all from $3/session!

⭐️ somos till be announcing the first of its partners for its impact fund in h2 2022. the fund supports refugees & migrants in diaspora, language rights initiatives, mental health & wellbeing.

about somos: a new, social enterprise language learning platform

📣 language learners: turbo charge your fluency from $3/session!

somos is a new, social enterprise language learning platform. students take part in 4-week long, teacher-led, peer-to-peer conversation courses from $3/session. launching later this year!

  • learn from pre-vetted teachers
  • practice with dedicated students like you
  • build a community of language learners

how it works | find out how much you could save | join the waitlist

📢 language teachers: earn more, work less & build your own student community!

want to diversify beyond 1:1 online language teaching? we're looking for teachers to lead our conversation based courses!

  • earn $240+ (net of commission!) per course 🚀
  • avoid long hours & burnout 💚
  • build ongoing relationships with your students 🤝

looking to earn more? would you like better access to your students and be able to cross-sell 1:1 classes commission free? find out more here.

if you teach languages online, you're also welcome to join our teachers' community - it's free!

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