Van Dinh Hong Vu

Founder & CEO - ELSA

ELSA (English Language Speech Assistant) is a mobile application for English pronunciation training and accent reduction using speech recognition. Powered by the company’s proprietary AI and speech recognition technology, ELSA scores a learners’ speech to pinpoint individual syllable and phoneme level mistakes with real time feedback. Based in San Francisco, ELSA has raised $12 million in capital from Monk’s Hill and Gradient Ventures (Google) and is available on iOS and Android, with 750 thousand monthly active users from 101 countries. ELSA has offices in locations across the world including Vietnam, India, Portugal, Japan, and Indonesia.