Revolutionizing English learning with AI-powered innovation, Paymon Khamooshi and Somayeh Aghnia, co-founders of WordUp, have propelled their app into a global force for breaking language barriers and empowering millions.

Paymon Khamooshi and Somayeh Aghnia are the ambitious co-founders of WordUp, an innovative app that uses artificial intelligence to provide users with a personalized approach to learning English vocabulary. Motivated by their own experiences as immigrants learning English in the UK, Paymon and Somayeh were inspired to create a tool that could help others overcome the language barriers they faced. The result of their vision and hard work is WordUp, an app that has already helped over 5 million users worldwide improve their English skills.

Paymon and Somayeh’s journey began in 2019 when they launched WordUp. They wanted to develop an app that could give everyone an equal chance to learn English, regardless of their background or abilities. Using AI technology, WordUp creates a customized learning path for each user based on their needs, interests and goals. The app features an extensive range of interactive tools, games and multimedia content to make the learning process engaging and effective.

In just a few short years, Paymon and Somayeh have achieved remarkable success. WordUp has received widespread acclaim, earning multiple awards including App of the Year at the 2021 UK Dev Awards and Best Digital Innovation at the 2020 British Council. The app has also achieved an average rating of 4.8 in markets, demonstrating its significant impact.

Looking to the future, Paymon and Somayeh aim to make English learning accessible to even more people around the world. They plan to expand into new markets, add innovative features to improve the user experience, and make the app more intuitive and interactive. Their ultimate goal is to make learning English vocabulary an enjoyable and rewarding experience for all.

Paymon Khamooshi and Somayeh Aghnia are finalists at the 2023 Great British Entrepreneur Awards, a prestigious event recognizing the UK’s most innovative entrepreneurs. On November 20th, they will join other leading entrepreneurs at London’s Grosvenor House to celebrate their remarkable achievements and success in building WordUp into a globally impactful business. To learn more about these inspiring entrepreneurs and their award-winning app, visit