To support the bilingual journey of children with a customised language learning app where the child’s identity is the heart of the learning plan.
Poikilingo was founded in 2020 by Leticia Maimann-Roland and Paula Jota Pedersen, two Brazilians living in Denmark. The idea came to Leticia when searching for tools to help her raise her child bilingual.
Poikilingo is a language app for kids ages 2-6.
It offers English, Spanish, Portuguese and Danish.
The plan contains games, interactive books and music videos
The child hears instructions in her native language when not understanding an activity.
Poikilingo has been featured on
Poikilingo has been selected to receive a public grant from Danish Film Institute, under the Game Scheme.
Paula Jota Pedersen, Poikilingo's CMO, has started the Tech Nordic Advocates Accelerator for High Growth Potential Tech Companies led by Women!
Poikilingo has beta-launched the first part of the app - language-learning for kids to learn English, Portuguese and Danish.
Poikilingo is one of the 17 startups selected among 278 applications to the cohort 3 of the IMPACT EdTech Program. The company received a public EU grant as part of the Incubation.
Poikilingo is one of the 5 companies chosen to participate in EduHub Mentorship Program, Cohort 2.
Poikilingo won 2nd prize at Creative Business Cup Denmark 2021. ⭐
Poikilingo joins the AWS EdStart Program.
Poikilingo’s co-founders, Leticia Maimann-Roland and Paula Jota Pedersen were both selected to the Nordic Tech advocates, women in tech mentoring program, along with 19 other female founders.
The company was founded by Leticia Maimann-Roland and Paula Jota Pedersen.
The founders applied for the Poikilingo project, and it was selected to the InnoFounder Experienced Program. They received a grant from the Innovation Fund Denmark, allowing the founders to work full-time on the project. The program ran from April 2021 - March 2022.