Posts Tagged: Gengo


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Where do companies like Rakuten, Alibaba, and Youtube find translators? Gengo. (#StartupAsia preview)

Founder Robert Laing will be on stage for a fireside chat, where we'll warmly welcome him with burning questions like, "Why can't I just use...

  • July 17, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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Edits-for-cash startup WritePath secures $525,000 in funding from Japanese and Taiwanese investors

Yesterday Writepath, the Singapore-based online editing startup, announced it raised a seed funding round worth US$525,000. Japan’s B ...

  • June 4, 2014
  • at 6:42 pm
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5 entrepreneurial inspirations from Japanese anime

Achieving success as an entrepreneur anywhere is a challenge, so while I could understand the appeal of targeting Silicon Valley, there are ...

  • May 15, 2014
  • at 12:58 pm
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Gengo Gets $12 Million Funding for Crowdsourced Translation Service

The Tokyo-based startup that makes Gengo, the enterprise-oriented crowdsourced translation service, has wrapped up $12 million in series B f...

  • April 25, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Fliplingo translates tweets

After lengthy beta and now with seed funding, Fliplingo launches Twitter translation service

After months of beta testing, today Fliplingo goes live to the public with its human-powered Twitter translation service.

  • June 26, 2014
  • at 11:00 pm
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Gengo cracks 200 million mark for words translated

Tokyo-based translation platform Gengo revealed earlier today that it has translated over 200 million words to date.

  • May 22, 2014
  • at 12:17 pm
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Why this startup is better off in Tokyo than in Silicon Valley

The story of Gengo’s Robert Laing and Matthew Romaine is a source of inspiration for many gaijin (foreigners) building a tech startup in J...

  • March 19, 2014
  • at 12:53 pm
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