Fluent City, the most New York startup you’ll read about today, announced today that it scored a $2.5 million.

Fluent City started as a service offering language classes in Manhattan and Brooklyn. However, with the new funding, the startup wants to expand to other courses, including mixology and French culture — the latter with a course called “French State of Mind,” in which “you’ll embark on a sensory journey to explore the melting pot of modern France.”

“We all crave a thriving, multidimensional life — where we can pursue our interests, naturally grow in countless directions, and learn from and with others in our community,” says Fluent City CEO James Rohrbach. “With this additional capital and first batch of new courses, we’re building the first ever cross-disciplinary hub for this kind of social learning and exploration.”

Language classes are available in NYC, Boston, Washington D.C., and Philadelphia. Unfortunately, Fluent City’s “uncommon experiences” service is currently only available in NYC.

Lerner Investments led the investment, followed by Learn Capital, New Ground Ventures, and 1776 Ventures.


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