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The Mobile App That Helps Non-Native English Speakers

Feb.02 -- On this episode of "Bloomberg Equality," Vu Van, co-founder and chief executive officer of ELSA Corp., talks about the company's namesake mobile app that helps non-native English speakers improve pronunciation and speaking skills, and what it means to be a female entrepreneur in the technology industry. ELSA secured $15 million in a funding round co-led by Vietnam Investments Group and SIG. Existing backers including Google’s artificial intelligence-focused venture fund Gradient Ventures, SOSV and Monk’s Hill Ventures joined the company’s Series B financing round. Van speaks with Haslinda Amin and Rishaad Salamat.