More About RealLife

What we do and why  

At RealLife, we create experiences that inspire, connect, and empower learners to step outside the classroom and not just learn English, but to LIVE it. 

We’re on a mission to help as many people as we can live their English in the real world, using English to open doors, to realize their true potential as globally conscious human beings, awake to the life-changing realization that no matter our differences - race, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, or beliefs- no matter what divides us, what unites us is far more powerful.


Our Vision: To create a world beyond borders


We believe that by carefully choosing the right people to join this global adventure- capable professionals who share our cause, who never stop learning, growing, collaborating, and bringing their best selves every single day- we are building a team, a culture, and a company, that is taking a massive 5-10 year vision and making it real, baby step by baby step. 

We’ve already built a compelling brand, far-reaching marketing channels, and a steady flow of eager customers purchasing our fluency courses. And our Youtube Channel, Learn English with TV series, is experiencing explosive growth, with 4.7 million subscribers and over 145 million total views (currently one of the fastest-growing English-teaching channels in the world). 

More RealLife Stats

  • RealLife Appover 80k downloads in the 4 months since its mid-may launch (with a combined 4.8 star average rating from over 4,900 iOS and Android rating/ reviews)
  • The RealLife English Podcast: in the 19 months since relaunching (April, 2020) has grown 24x, from 20k to nearly 500k monthly downloads. 
  • The RealLife English Youtube Channel280k subscribers, and 580k average monthly views 
  • RealLife.English Instagram: 185k followers
  • Total E-mail Subscriber List: 203,000
  • Paid Customer List: 10,500
  • Startup Accelerator Participants: Startup Chile (2014/15) and Seed Minas (2016)
  • Current Team Size: Currently 17 (in the process of hiring 2 more)

RLE Team Picture

, near Rio de Janeiro)

Who We Are 

We are a small group of globally minded teachers, entrepreneurs, and designers, and technologists, spread across the world, but united by a shared vision and set of values.

We are world travelers and language learners, meditators, runners, cyclists, designers, technologists, and life-long learners who are constantly striving to reinvent ourselves and make life and work an exciting global adventure.

We value diversity, so you don’t need to be a copy of us, but if you are curious, with a growth mindset, and would like to work in an environment that cultivates your best self, then you will feel right at home working with us.

The RealLife App 

As the next step to bringing our vision of "a world beyond borders" to life, we’re building the RealLife English App, which will help English learners from around the planet develop real world English fluency in two key ways: 

  • Connecting English learners with other English learners, across cultures, for speaking practice via short, randomized video chats. 
  • Helping learners understand fast-speaking natives by providing an interactive learning experience on top of our already popular podcasts, with interactive transcripts, flashcards, and lessons. 

Watch Leandro, our UX Designer, walk us through a tour of the free App experience!