Where Are They Now?

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Chris Varenhorst, Lingt (2009)

Status update: It's complicated.
A lot has changed for Chris Varenhorst and Justin Cannon, co-founders of Lingt Classroom, an online tool for teaching foreign language. Varenhorst says that "growth has been slow but pretty steady over its two-year life span. It's currently used by [about] 1,500 students and teachers every day." Recently the company announced that its gaming platform has been acquired by Dictionary.com, which will reconstruct the technology into a flashcard product. Varenhorst, who's currently pursuing a masters in computer science at MIT, is running Lingt Classoom, the rebranded product of Lingt Lanuage.