Ginger Software, Grammar and Spell Checker, Raises $6.3 M

Ginger Software: $6.3 million to Israel- and Mass.-based Ginger Software in Series D round led by Vaizra Ventures. Ginger Software provides a "contextual grammar and spell checker" that works in browsers and supports tools like Word, Outlook and Powerpoint. The company is focused on helping ESL learners and people with learning difficulties, and claims its patent-pending technology can eliminate up to 95% of writing errors common to people with dyslexia. More info from TechCrunch, which adds that former Facebook and AOL executive Net Jacobsson will join the Ginger team as its new CEO and board member.

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