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Little Pim

Little Pim is the leading system for teaching young children a second language. It's "Rosetta Stone for 0-6," distributed digitally.

  • Stage $1M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Consumer Products
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded March 2008
  • Employees 8
  • Website

Company Summary

Little Pim is the leading system for teaching young children a second language, winner of 23 Awards. The system was created by CEO/Founder Julia Pimsleur, a bilingual mother/ award-winning filmmaker. This digital, multi-platform series is available in 11 languages, sold online and at retail. Little Pim customers are the millions of parents who know a second language gives a child a head start and is an essential skill in our global economy.


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    Claire Lynch
    SVP of Sales

    After working at Facts on File (trade publisher) as the Director of Trade and Special Sales, Claire brought her expertise in sales to Little Pim, where she has been managing our 5 main sales channels for the past two years. Channels include Direct to Consumer, Retail, Wholesale, Schools/Libraries, International.

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    Alyson Shapero
    SVP Digital & Customer Acquisition (consultant)

    Alyson brings vast experience in Direct to Consumer Sales and Marketing from her work at Razor and Tie (producer/distributors of kids CDs) and as SVP Marketing at School of Rock. She has a successful track record developing strategies delivering revenue growth in entertainment and education. Alyson is serving as a consultant, and part of the funds sought are to bring her on staff.

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    David Cowan

    David Cowan has an undergraduate degree in accounting from Case Western Reserve University, an MBA from Baruch’s Zichlin School of Business, and 13 years of professional experience. He works with small businesses and startup companies as a general business consultant and CFO. The companies range from small niche players with revenues of $250,000 to companies with revenues as high as $4 million annually. David is part time CFO at Little Pim.

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    Julia Pimsleur

    Julia Pimsleur is CEO and Founder of Little Pim. She brings 15 years experience in the film industry where she ran her own production company for five years, selling her films to HBO, Cinemax and PBS. She was executive director of a nonprofit and senior fundraiser for several human rights organizations, where she managed staffs up to 10 and raised over $20M in 4 years. Pimsleur grew up in the language business, as daughter of Dr. Paul Pimsleur.


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    Laurie Bennett, Outside GC
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    Robert Russo, CPA

Previous Investors

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    31 individuals and family foundations invested from $20K to $400K (no institutional funding to date)