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TheTalkList provides global students diverse tutor choice & online tools at flexible cost & schedule to improve English conversation skills.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Education
  • Location San Diego, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded November 2012
  • Employees 8
  • Website

Company Summary

Global students need English conversational fluency to get into the best universities, the best jobs, and job promotions. Our pay-as-you-go, flexible way to improve English speaking WHEN students want, talking about WHAT students want at prices students CAN afford emphasizes choice, price, and quality. Our English tutor database, high-quality video conferencing and array of social networking tools create a fun and effective learning environment.


  • Tom Goodwin is a versatile professional with 20+ years of international experience and expertise, with P&L responsibility, in senior level general management, business development and marketing. Having lived and worked on three continents, his success in revenue and profit growth for high technology businesses resulted in revenue streams in excess of $100M USD globally. He has MBA from Emory University and Physics degree from Eckerd College.

  • Andres Abeyta is the founder of TTL. He has a M.A. in Geography from San Diego State University and an M.A. in Education from University of New Mexico. He has an extensive technical background in online education and managing software development projects. For the last 16 years as a CEO, he has managed business relationships with government agencies, software vendors, and subcontracted personnel.


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    John Trudell

Previous Investors

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    Andres Abeyta, Founder
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    Alex Long, Friend of founder