8 Instrument Learning App Business Success Stories [2024]

Updated: November 19th, 2023
Start An Instrument Learning App Business

Here are some real life success stories of starting a instrument learning app business:

1. Khan Academy ($44.8M/year)

How much they make: $44.8M/year
Current team size:

Khan Academy: Sal Khan - How I Built This

A former hedge fund analyst left his job to create a non-profit online teaching platform, which started with free tutorials on Youtube and now offers hundreds of free recorded tutorials in dozens of languages that is used by 30 million users a month.

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Sal started Khan Academy almost 15 years ago
Revenue
Sal grew the business to $3.74M/month
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2. Duolingo ($162M/year)

How much they make: $162M/year
Current team size:

reCAPTCHA and Duolingo: Luis von Ahn: How I Built This with Guy Raz

Discover how a PhD student's creation of CAPTCHA has evolved into the language-learning app Duolingo, valued at $1.5 billion today and experiencing a surge of growth during the pandemic.

Revenue
Luis grew the business to $13.5M/month
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So... can you actually make money with a instrument learning app business?

Of course. There are millions to be made in this industry.

But how?

  1. Research real, profitable businesses and see exactly how much money they make.
  2. Study exactly what works, and what doesn’t.
  3. Take action, because now you have the roadmap.

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4. Microsoft

At Microsoft our mission and values are to help people and businesses throughout the world realize their full potential.

Where they're located: Jacksonville, Florida, USA
Current team size: 1000
Website traffic: 910M/month

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5. Office 365

Collaborate for free with online versions of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote. Save documents, spreadsheets, and presentations online, in OneDrive. Share them with others and work together at the same time.

Where they're located: Riverside, California, USA
Website traffic: 1.52B/month

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So... can you actually make money with a instrument learning app business?

Of course. There are millions to be made in this industry.

But how?

  1. Research real, profitable businesses and see exactly how much money they make.
  2. Study exactly what works, and what doesn’t.
  3. Take action, because now you have the roadmap.

Join Starter Story and build your next big thing:

Start Now

7. Bing

Bing helps you turn information into action, making it faster and easier to go from searching to doing.

Website traffic: 1.1B/month

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