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What are Luis Von Ahn's favorite stories from the early days of Duolingo?

The early days were pretty chaotic but a lot of fun! Duolingo was most people’s first job out of school (some were even still in school!), so there was essentially no organization and a huge allergy to bureaucracy. The only reason we got anything done was because we had such smart people – our first employees were basically the top people in their class at Carnegie Mellon University. Here are some specific things that come to mind...

Continue reading to find out why Duo is green and other funny stories!

April 28, 2017



Annoying a co-worker! That's why Duo is green.


I wonder if he likes green now. Lol! ;)


You're welcome! I saw it and had to share!

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