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How a Ukrainian Duo Became Billionaires Correcting Work-From-Home Emails

Grammarly, a $13 billion super-unicorn started in 2009, has boomed during the pandemic and made two of its Ukrainian founders worth $2.4 billion each.

Brad Hoover wants the world to write better English — error-free, no plagiarism and, of course, with proper grammar.

He’s not a teacher or politician. Hoover, 43, is a former venture capitalist who’s now chief executive officer of Grammarly Inc., a San Francisco-based company that uses artificial intelligence to enhance writing.