2020 - ELTons Innovation Awards
Busuu's AI-powered Smart Review was a finalist in the British Council's ELTons Innovation Awards 2020 in the 'Digital Innovation' category.
2019 - The Europas
Busuu was a finalist in The Europas awards 2019 in the 'Hottest EdTech Startup' category.
2019 - EdTechXGlobal Awards
Busuu was a finalist in the 2019 EdTechXGlobal Awards.
2018 - DtGV Best Language App
Busuu was rated the best language learning app in a study by the German Association for Consumer Studies (DtGV). Read more.
2018 - EY Entreprenur of the Year
Busuu's co-founder and CEO, Bernhard Niesner was named a UK EY Entreprenuer of the Year in the Disruptor category in 2018. Read more.
2018 - Comenius Award
Busuu was awarded a Comenius Award by GPI (Gesellschaft für Pädagogik, Informationen und Medien e.V – The Society for Pedagogy, Information and Media) in Germany. Read more.
2018 - EdWards
Busuu won an EdWards, an award from the EDUCATE project based at the Institue of Education - UCL. Read more.
2017 - SIIA CODiE
Busuu won a SIIA CODiE Award in 2017 and was named the best instructional solution for English as a Second Language (ESL), English Language Learners (ELL) and World Language Acquisition Solution.
2017 & 2016 - The Europas
Busuu was nominated for an award at The Europas in 2017, and was shortlisted in the category 'Best Education Startup' in 2016.
2016 - Bloomberg Business Innovators
2016 - Google Play Editors' Choice
In 2016, Busuu was awarded an Editors' Choice badge by the Google Play store.
2016 - Google Play Top Developer
Busuu was awarded a Google Play Top Developer badge in 2016.
2015 - Google Play “Best Apps of 2015”
Busuu was selected by Google as one of the “Best Apps of 2015”. Read more.
2014 - EdTech Europe
Busuu was named one of "Europe’s 20 Fastest Growing And Most Innovative e-Learning Companies" by EdTech Europe in 2014. Read more.
2014 - App Store “Best of 2014”
In 2014, Busuu was featured by Apple as one of the best apps in the iTunes Store in Switzerland.
2014 - BETT EdTech Innovator Award
Busuu won the Edmix EdTech Innovator Award 2014.
2012 & 2011 - The Europas
Busuu won an award at The Europas in the ‘Best Education, Recruitment, Media Startup’, and was also a finalist at The Europas in 2012. Read more.
2010 - Red Herring Top 100 European Innovator
2010 - Innovators’ Pitch at CeBIT
2010 - The Europas
Busuu was nominated in two categories at The Europas in 2010: Best European Web Application and Best Learning Startup.
2010 - European Language Label
2009 - European TechCrunch Awards
Busuu was nominated in two categories at the European TechCrunch Awards in 2009: Best Bootstrapped Start-Up and Best Web Application.
2009 - AlwaysOn Global 250
2009 - “Premios de Internet”
Busuu was nominated as one of the best websites of the year by the Spanish award “Premios de Internet”.
2009 - Cannes Silver Lion
Busuu won a Silver Lion in the International Advertising Festival Silver Lions Cannes 2009 in Cannes for our Silbo Gomero campaign. Read more.