Marina Mogilko

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Marina Mogilko
Marina Mogilko in YouTube Space, San Francisco.jpg
Marina Mogilko in YouTube Space, San Francisco
Personal information
BornMarina Dmitrievna Mogilko
(1990-03-13) 13 March 1990 (age 29)
ResidenceSan Francisco, United States
YouTube information
Years active2014—present
Genreeducational videos
  • 1+ million (linguamarina)
  • 700+ thousands (Marina Mogilko)
  • 100+ thousands (Silicon Valley Girl)
    (December 2018)
Total views
  • 37+ million (linguamarina)
  • 40+ million (Marina Mogilko)
  • 3+ million (Silicon Valley Girl)
    (December 2018)
YouTube Silver Play Button 2.svg 100,000 subscribers 2017 (linguamarina)
2017 (Marina Mogilko)
2018 (Silicon Valley Girl)
Updated December 2018

Marina Dmitrievna Mogilko[1][2] (Russian: Марина Дмитриевна Могилко; born 13 March 1990) is a Russian YouTuber, entrepreneur, co-founder and CCO of LinguaTrip.[3][4] One of the 16 women founders making moves in tech according to the edition.[5][6] In August 2015, She participated in the Silicon Valley start-up acceleration program 500 Startups.[7]


Marina Dmitrievna Mogilko was born on March 13, 1990, in Leningrad (Saint Petersburg). Since school, she was into foreign languages: English, German and Italian. At the 11th grade, Marina decided to enroll in the Saint Petersburg State University, Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics, but her parents advised to follow the career of an economist.

Marina graduated in 2011 as economist-mathematician. She was studying at the Faculty of Mathematics for half a year when got the chance to participate in a student swap in Technical University of Dresden. In May 2011, during student years in Russia, Marina's groupmate Dmitry Pistolyako offered her to co-found an agency that will select educational courses abroad. The agency's name was MP Education.

In 2014, Marina and Dmitry were enrolled in the startup school SumIT under the auspices of ITMO University. When the education was finished, Marina and Dmitry were invited to a meeting of startups with John Ramey. After the meeting, John told about Marina and Dmitry's business to his colleagues and connected Marina with 500 Startups (startup accelerator) mentor to try to get the place in the accelerator. The enrollment was already closed, but the mentor agreed to watch MP Education's presentation.

The next day, Marina and Dmitry got an invitation to join 500 Startups. At the same time, they moved to Silicon Valley to develop their business further. The accelerator invested $100k into the company's shares. MP Education was registered as LinguaTrip Inc. in Delaware (USA), in 2015. Its Headquarters is situated in Mountain View, California.


  1. ^ "Могилко Марина Дмитриевна биография и пресс-портрет". Retrieved 2018-06-13.
  2. ^ "Могилко Марина Дмитриевна — публикации автора — Издательство "Креативная экономика"" (in Russian). Издательство Креативная экономика. Retrieved 2018-06-13.
  3. ^ Roman Zhikharev (2016-12-17). "GoValley: Что я узнал о Силиконовой Долине, часть 3". Medium. Retrieved 2018-06-13.
  4. ^ "Я способный и успешный, хочу переехать в США. Как получить грин-карту для талантливых людей?". 2018-04-25. Retrieved 2018-06-13.
  5. ^ "16 Women Founders Making Moves in Tech". Tech.Co. 2015-07-06. Retrieved 2018-06-13.
  6. ^ ""Если бы мы здесь разрабатывали платформу, пришлось бы на улице жить"". Rusbase (in Russian). Retrieved 2018-06-13.
  7. ^ "A l'intérieur des Hacker Houses : ces Européens qui veulent vivre le rêve américain de la Silicon Valley". (in French). Retrieved 2018-12-04.