Open English exceeds one million enrolled students; Expands in Europe and the Middle East


Leading EdTech Company in Latin America and the American Hispanic Market Accelerates Global Expansion

MIAMI, November 30, 2021– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –English open, one of the leading online English learning platforms in Latin America and the US Hispanic market, today announced that the company has enrolled more than one million students to date while developing in Europe and the Middle East. The Open English platform teaches English as a Second Language by connecting students with native English speaking teachers through 24 hour live lessons.

Open English recorded significant revenue growth in both consumer and business segments and extended its leadership position by:

  • Achieve over 60% year-over-year growth from H1 2020 to H1 2021 and total revenue of $ 77 million for 2020

  • Enroll more than 150,000 new students in the first semester of 2021, bringing the total number of students enrolled to + 1M since its creation

  • Secure corporate partnerships with more than 2,000 corporate clients

  • Reach over 2,000 teachers worldwide, all English speaking and ESL certified

  • Acquisition of Turkey-based English Ninjas Learning Platform to Launch Middle East Entry

  • Launch in Spain and Portugal with more than 1,000 students in 1H 2021

With more than 1.4 billion English learners worldwide, according to HolonIQ, Open English’s platform aims to accelerate fluidity by disrupting the traditional brick-and-mortar pattern that has historically dominated space. Since its inception in 2007, Open English has become synonymous with English proficiency, achieving 9 out of 10 brand awareness among Latin American consumers.1

“In emerging markets, people see English as a stepping stone to social mobility, and Open English is the platform that helps them speak fluently, not just learn basic vocabulary like most casual apps. ”Said Andrés Moreno, Founder, President and CEO. of open English. “The pandemic has accelerated recognition that on-demand online learning can be an experience superior to the rigid schedules, overcrowded classrooms and expensive tuition fees associated with traditional physical center providers.”

Open English offers live online learning solutions for businesses, adults and children, as well as complementary digital skills training programs.

  • English open Adult offers group and private lessons on demand, available 24/7. Its proprietary teaching methodology combines live instruction with thousands of hours of interactive lessons and engaging video content to accelerate fluency.

  • English open junior offers a fun and engaging learning environment for ages 8-14 designed to improve their English skills. Parents can look forward to a self-paced online educational experience, guided by live instructors, with the ability to “peek” over progress in real time.

  • English open for business trains entire teams in English proficiency, helping companies empower teams and increase productivity and retention rates. With flexible hours, live lessons and content focused on ‘Business English’, teams develop skills that bridge professional and personal growth.

  • Thanks to his Next U brand, the company also provides online training for professionals in areas such as digital marketing, mobile app development, website design and computer programming.

“At Open English, we don’t use technology to suppress human interaction. Instead, we are leveraging technology to enable access to high quality and affordable human education anytime, anywhere, ”added Moreno.

About Open English

Open English is one of the leading online English learning platforms in Latin America and the American Hispanic market, connecting students with native English speaking teachers through 24 hour live lessons. The Open English platform teaches English as a second language and offers personalized learning solutions for businesses (Open English for Business), children (Open English Junior) and digital skills development (NextU). Open English was founded in 2007 in Caracas, Venezuela. The company is headquartered in Miami, Florida, with offices in Mexico City, Bogota, Buenos Aires and São Paulo. To learn more about Open English, visit OpenEnglish.com.

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1 Open English / Provokers, “Brand Survey”, October 2021.

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Contacts

Investor contact:
Willa McManmon
The Blueshirt group for open English
[email protected]

Media contact
Rachel Kahn
The Blueshirt group for open English
[email protected]


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