The Cologne-based Learnship.com is a language-learning-service with true teachers in virtual classrooms. The startup offers single and group courses. Learnship.com has focused on companies as their customers. Some well known companies like Panasonic, Pfizer, ThyssenKrupp and Bertelsmann are using the service allready. The last named company Bertelsmann has liked the language-learning-provider so much that it now invested in the startup. As part of a financing round in the seven-figures Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments (BDMI) takes over a large stake of older investors.