Amira is the first, most widely used, and more effective AI-powered reading tutor. Amira is able to listen to young children read out loud, assess their mastery and deliver 1:1 personalized tutoring. Amira is a breakthrough innovation having a real impact on kid’s lives and societal equity. Amira Learning is a rapidly growing and renowned AI startup that was recently named by Business Insider as one of 30 startups to bet your career on. The company is the only education company in the Forbes Top 50 AI Companies, was a Time Magazine Best Invention of 2021, has been featured in the NY Times, selected as the “Future of Education” by the Wall Street Journal, won dozens of awards for software excellence, and exploded into schools across the country.

The company was founded by a team of former engineers and executives from Pearson, IBM, ACT, and Renaissance and built from a foundation of 20 years of research from Carnegie Mellon University. Headquartered in San Francisco with a fully remote team, the company has raised more than $40M from investors, including Owl Ventures, Authentic Ventures, Vertical Venture Partners, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Outcomes Collective, Google Assistant Fund, Amazon Alexa Fund, ReThink Education, and GSV AcceleraTE. It is currently being used by more than 2,500 schools, reaching nearly two million students across the United States and worldwide. To learn more about Amira Learning, visit

  • Flexible PTO

  • 401k with 4% matching

  • Everyone is an owner of Amira

  • Travel 3-4 times annually for in-person collaboration

  • Excellent health insurance

  • Work from the comfort of your own home

  • Keyara Staples

    Implementation Specialist

    “ Former educator, now at Amira. Impressed by its innovative approach to literacy education, it's a game-changer I wish I had in my classroom. Thrilled to be part of a team revolutionizing how we nurture young minds with AI-powered reading support. ”

  • Trisha Jones

    Senior Customer Success Manager

    “ My job is highly rewarding! Everyday I get the chance to help students grow as readers by helping districts successfully implement Amira. The work I do today sets students up to succeed in the future. ”

  • Ka Sy

    Senior Software Engineer

    “ Amira’s leadership fosters a mission-driven culture where engineers like me can focus and innovate, solving interesting yet complex problems every day. ”

Our Team

  • Steve D.

    Data Science

  • Liz A.

    Customer Support

  • Mack Moyer

    Account Executive

  • Evelyn Quezada

    Director of Content