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October 01, 2013

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Startup Stories: Vocabla’s CEO, Michal Dyrda

vocabla-michael-dyrda.jpgThe folks over at eltjam have posted a brief interview with Michael Dyrda, CEO of online vocabulary learning tool Vocabla, a story we picked up from them recently.

Following on from our post on LangApp’s Vocabla platform earlier this month, we thought we’d get a few words from the company’s CEO to learn more about how the company operates.

Michal Dyrda is the CEO and founder of Vocabla. He is an entrepreneur with eight years experience in online business and management and focuses primarily on the educational field. He has worked for and/or founded well known and large web businesses in Poland such as ciufcia.pl, futbolowo.pl, dziecisawazne.pl, kiddystarter.com. He is father of three and husband of one :)

1. Choose five words that best describe Vocabla:
a. English
b. Vocabulary
c. Gamification
d. Technology
e. Startup
… these best describe what Vocabla is as an app/ business, as well as our work here.

2. What was the opportunity you were responding to with Vocabla? What drove you to create it?
The Internet and the mobile revolution has changed the way people develop themselves, read, watch, and learn about anything. If you need high quality content to make progress in your professional life, there’s a high chance you can find it only in English.

Read the full interview on eltjam.

Related story: Vocabla: The Words On The Street

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