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Posted on February 26, 2014

Will Spanish Help You Reach the U.S. Hispanic Market? It Depends

The Hispanic market will represent $1.5 trillion in purchasing power by 2015 and 30% of the U.S. population by 2050. A study from the Pew Hispanic Center shows that 82% of Latino adults in the U.S. speak Spanish, and 95% believe it’s important for future generations to continue to do so.

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Posted on February 13, 2014

Smartling Debuts Partner Program Enabling Translation Providers to Easily Translate Websites, Mobile Apps, and Digital Content

Smartling, the cloud-based enterprise translation software company, today announced the Smartling Referral Partner Program, offering language service providers the ability to extend a powerful platform for website globalization, mobile app localization and digital content translation to their customers and prospects.

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Posted on November 11, 2013

Smartling Expands Executive Team to Support Accelerated Growth: Adds Chief Revenue Officer and Vice President of Talent

While some businesses slow down in Q4, Smartling is ramping up the executive team and getting ready for a hyper-growth year in 2014.

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Posted on October 9, 2013

Smartling Secures $24 Million in Series C Funding; Cloud-Based Translation Software Company Disrupts Language Services Industry

Smartling, the cloud-based enterprise translation software company, announced today a $24 million Series C funding round, led by new investor Tenaya Capital.

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Posted on October 9, 2013

Cloud Translation Service Smartling Raises $24M to Help Enterprises Globalize Their Content

Smartling is announcing today that it has raised an additional $24 million led by Tenaya Capital, which will help it to focus more on large enterprise customers.

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Posted on October 9, 2013

Smartling Raises $24 Million to Translate Everything Online

Smartling, the cloud-based enterprise translation software company, announced today a $24 million Series C funding round, led by new investor Tenaya Capital.

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Posted on August 27, 2013

Smartling Extends Global Reach for Three New Customers: Twilio, Shutterstock, and Optimizely

Smartling, the cloud-based enterprise translation management company, today announced three new enterprise customers -- Twilio (www.twilio.com), Shutterstock (www.shutterstock.com) and Optimizely (www.optimizely.com) -- who are breaking the language barrier with the Smartling Translation Management System (TMS).

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Posted on August 26, 2013

Multilinguals get the jobs

Language virtuosos are the social glue for businesses hoping to connect with customers around the globe.

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Posted on July 10, 2013

Cultural Beliefs and Global Marketing by the Numbers

Check out Smartling's newest infographic about numerical superstitions around the globe, and read the full article by Nataly Kelly, Smartling's VP of Market Development.

Smartling Partners With Taghreedat, the Leading Arabic Digital Crowd-Sourcing Community, to Increase Online Information Access

Posted on June 25, 2013

Smartling Partners With Taghreedat, the Leading Arabic Digital Crowd-Sourcing Community, to Increase Online Information Access

Smartling, Inc., the cloud-based enterprise translation management company, today announced a partnership with Taghreedat (www.taghreedat.com), an international Arabic digital content crowd-sourcing community-building initiative and the largest Arabic crowd-sourcing initiative in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region, to increase digital content in the Arabic language.

Either you will be a global company, or you won't be a company

Posted on June 24, 2013

"Either you will be a global company, or you won't be a company"

Part of the explanation for consumer Internet companies' massive valuations this time around has been that there are more than a billion people online, and it's never been possible to reach such a large audience so quickly.

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Posted on June 12, 2013

TBW interviews Nataly Kelly, VP of Market Development at Smartling, Inc.

Check out the TBW (The Big Wave of language technology) interview with Nataly Kelly, VP of Market Development at Smartling, Inc.

13 Companies That Could Be New York’s Next Billion-Dollar Exit

Posted on May 31, 2013

13 Companies That Could Be New York’s Next Billion-Dollar Exit

Smartling listed amongst 10gen, Etsy, Kickstarter and more as New York City startups poised for a billion-dollar exit.

Smartling Takes Translation High-Tech

Posted on May 29, 2013

Smartling Takes Translation High-Tech

Smartling CEO and Founder Jack Welde discusses the company’s translation software with Jon Erlichman on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg West.”

Google Translate’s Gender Problem (And Bing Translate’s, And Systran’s…)

Posted on May 28, 2013

Google Translate’s Gender Problem (And Bing Translate’s, And Systran’s…)

Google Translate and other popular translation platforms often provide unintentionally sexist translations where, among other things, doctors are men and teachers are women.

Smartling Presents Webinar on Engaging $1.2 Trillion U.S. Latino Market

Posted on May 16, 2013

Smartling Presents Webinar on Engaging $1.2 Trillion U.S. Latino Market

Smartling, Inc. presents a webinar "Engaging the U.S. Latino Market: Digital Strategies, Ethnic Plurality, and Enormous Potential" with the Globalization and Localization Association (GALA), an international non-profit industry association for companies that provide localization, language and technology services, Thursday, May 16 at 11:00 am Eastern Time.

Speaking the Language: Why You Should Think Localization

Posted on May 8, 2013

Speaking the Language: Why You Should Think Localization

Looking to go global? The hard part might be tailoring that approach for each country. Fortunately, localization options exist for both the web and social media—and they can help you expand your online reach in new regions.

Smartling Completes HIPAA Security Assessment

Posted on May 8, 2013

Smartling Completes HIPAA Security Assessment

Smartling, Inc., the cloud-based enterprise translation management company, today announced it has earned compliance with the Healthcare Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) for its software services.

Smartling Provides Internationalization and Localization iOS Plurals Library to the Open Source Community

Posted on April 16, 2013

Smartling Grows Enterprise Customer Roster: Accelerates Global Expansion for YouSendIt, Glassdoor and 99designs

Smartling, the cloud-based enterprise translation management company, today announced three new customers — YouSendIt, Glassdoor and 99designs — using its flagship platform to manage their fast-expanding translation and localization needs.

Smartling Provides Internationalization and Localization iOS Plurals Library to the Open Source Community

Posted on April 4, 2013

Smartling Hires Translation Industry Veteran Nataly Kelly as Vice President of Market Development

Smartling, the cloud-based enterprise translation management company, today announced Nataly Kelly, noted translation industry research expert, author, interpreter, translator and consultant, has joined the company as Vice President of Market Development.

Smartling Provides Internationalization and Localization iOS Plurals Library to the Open Source Community

Posted on April 2, 2013

Smartling Provides Internationalization and Localization iOS Plurals Library to the Open Source Community

Smartling, the cloud-based enterprise translation management company, today announced an open source linguistic plurals library for internationalization and localization (i18n), allowing Objective-C developers to seamlessly integrate plural strings into Apple iOS applications.

Smartling Adds Document Translation to Cloud-based Platform: Offers one-stop hub for translating and localizing all digital content

Posted on March 18, 2013

Smartling Adds Document Translation to Cloud-based Platform: Offers one-stop hub for translating and localizing all digital content

Smartling, the cloud-based enterprise translation management company, today announced translation support for a full range of business documents, creating the first full-service, integrated platform for translating and localizing online and offline content.

Smartling Upgrades Cloud-based Translation Management Platform: Agile Translation leader improves web toolkit and earns security certifications

Posted on February 28, 2013

Smartling Upgrades Cloud-based Translation Management Platform: Agile Translation leader improves web toolkit and earns security certifications

Smartling, the first cloud-based enterprise translation management platform, today announced significant improvements to their flagship Translation Management System (TMS), along with PCI Level 1 and SOC2 security certifications.

Startups break language barriers

February 1, 2013, Tcworld

From Babylon to the age of agile translation

Ever since the Tower of Babel, people have sought to overcome language barriers. In those days, news was shared via word-of-mouth at the pace of the swiftest runner. Fast-forward a few thousand years, and information travels around the world at the speed of light via the cloud, consumed by users on the Web and on mobile devices.

Startups break language barriers

January 15, 2013, Crain's New York

Startups break language barriers

Smartling, a four-year-old midtown firm, helps clients like Nokia more efficiently manage translations of websites and all their intricate code.

Fifteen NYC-Based Enterprise Startups to Keep an Eye On

November 21, 2012, Pando Daily

Fifteen NYC-Based Enterprise Startups to Keep an Eye On

At the September NYETM, CEO Jack Welde said that “three-quarters of a million people log onto the internet for the first time every day.” Smartling was founded on the belief that content localization needs a modern twist.

How New York Start-Ups Weathered the Hurricane

October 31, 2012, Wall Street Journal

How New York Start-Ups Weathered the Hurricane

As Hurricane Sandy swept New York this week, it flooded the city’s transit systems, closed schools, and left millions without power, phone or Internet access. In a characteristic fashion, start-ups in the city tried to work throughout, with many running fully, or close to it, by Tuesday.

Smartling Speeds Up Web Localization

August 2012, AllThingsD

Smartling Speeds Up Web Localization

A new API shows how translated content looks in context and speeds the whole process up.

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August 1, 2012, PCWorld

Startup Helps Companies, Developers Go Global With App, Website Translation

Startup Smartling is hoping to court mobile application developers and global companies vexed by the challenge of translating their products, advertisements and websites into multiple languages, with a new cloud-based software platform announced Wednesday.

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August 1, 2012, Business Insider

After Selling His First Startup To Apple And Then Flying Jets, This Guy Has An Awesome
New Company

New York startup Smartling is solving a really tough problem for some of the world’s hottest tech companies. It lets them quickly translate their Web and mobile apps into up to 100 languages.

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July 20, 2012, Business Insider

How To Get Users To Translate Your Website [INFOGRAPHIC]

Companies that want to expand globally need to reach new audiences online. But it can get expensive to hire talent to translate their websites into other languages.

The Rise of Arabic on the Web

April 2012, wamda

The Rise of Arabic on the Web

It took 30 years for 2 billion people to come online, but 1 billion more will come online in the next 4 years, according to Smartling's overview of the multilingual web.

Le monopole du web bientôt chinois ?

April 2012, Civilisation 2.0

Le monopole du web bientôt chinois ?

Un schéma montre que les Chinois vont bientôt dépasser la langue anglaise pour devenir la langue dominante du web. À la fin de l'année 2011, 27% du contenu de la toile était en anglais, tandis que 24% était en chinois.

24% of Web Content is Now in Chinese, Will Soon Surpass English

April 2012, Tech in Asia

24% of Web Content is Now in Chinese, Will Soon Surpass English

A new infographic shows that Chinese will soon overtake English as the dominant language online. At the end of 2011, 27 percent of web content was in English, while 24 percent was in Chinese. Despite that, the graphic's creators, the translation management platform Smartling, lament that the web is still too monolingual, with "56 percent of online content [being] English-only." It calls for a more multilingual approach to the web.

Like Twitter, Path is outsourcing translation to the crowd

April 2012, Venture Beat

Like Twitter, Path is outsourcing translation to the crowd

Path, the less-is-more social app that lets you connect with only 150 friends at a time, is coming soon to 20 new languages, thanks to the translation power of the crowd.

Is There Too Much English on the Internet?

March 2012, Mashable

Is There Too Much English on the Internet?

Smartling, an enterprise translation management company, created this multilingual, interactive HTML5 infographic to show who is using the Internet today around the world.

Discover the New Frontier of the Glocal Internet on March 10, 2012 at SXSW

Posted on March 8, 2012

Discover the New Frontier of the Glocal Internet on March 10, 2012 at SXSW

"Discover the New Frontier of the Glocal Internet" at the SXSW Interactive conference. As part of SXSW Startup Village, the panel will focus on how to leverage today's mega-trends - social, local, mobile and the cloud - to meet the challenges and opportunities of the new Internet.

CMultilingual Infographic: Online Populations Shifting; New Users Emerging in Middle East, Asia, Africa, South America

Posted on March 7, 2012

Multilingual Infographic: Online Populations Shifting; New Users Emerging in Middle East, Asia, Africa, South America

Smartling, the Enterprise Translation Management company, released an interactive infographic today that examines the emerging global Web and its impact on how Internet users across the globe exchange ideas, connect with each other, and shop in languages beyond English.

CanaDream Launches Multilingual Website and Booking Engine Using Smartling

Posted on January 5, 2012

CanaDream Launches Multilingual Website and Booking Engine Using Smartling

CanaDream, a Canadian travel and tourism company, has introduced French and German versions of its website and online reservation system, using Smartling's software platform.

Get Satisfaction and Smartling Join Efforts to Build Global Community Portals in Multiple Languages

Posted on December 9, 2011

Get Satisfaction and Smartling Join Efforts to Build Global Community Portals in Multiple Languages

Get Satisfaction and Smartling announced today a product integration and joint effort to help businesses create global community portals in the customers' preferred languages.

Smartling's Jack Welde Ensures Your Website Doesn't Get Lost In Translation

December 2011, Fast Company

Smartling's Jack Welde Ensures Your Website Doesn't Get Lost In Translation

Smartling, a translation delivery network that helps companies large and small translate their websites into other languages using a variety of tactics including professional translators, volunteer translators, and computer translation.

Top 5 Startups From New York Tech Meetup

November 2011, The NY Egotist

Top 5 Startups From New York Tech Meetup

Smartling is a software that extracts content from a page to translate, and makes the translation super easy to integrate. You can use a free translator, crowdsource the translation, or, hire a real translator.

GoPro Taps Smartling to Get Up and Running in Six New Languages in Three Weeks

Posted on November 17, 2011

GoPro Taps Smartling to Get Up and Running in Six New Languages in Three Weeks

Smartling, the Translation Delivery Network (TDN) company, is announcing that GoPro, the world's leading activity image capture company, has introduced its website in six new languages using the Smartling cloud-based platform.

New York's Smartling Crowned 'Favorite' Of Silicon Valley-Dominated FASTech 50

November 2011, Wall Street Journal

New York's Smartling Crowned 'Favorite' Of Silicon Valley-Dominated FASTech 50

VentureWire's FASTech conference this week featured a hand-picked roster of 50 technology start-ups deemed "most innovative," and not surprisingly a majority make their homes in the San Francisco Bay area. But it was a start-up 2,900 miles away in New York that took top honors at this Silicon Valley confab.

Tout le monde (des affaires) en parle

November 2011, Les Affaires

Tout le monde (des affaires) en parle

Disposer d'un site Web, c'est bien. Le proposer en plusieurs langues, c'est mieux. Les entreprises d'ici l'ont bien compris, surtout que de nouveaux outils de traduction sont désormais à leur portée.

Smartling Awarded Fastech Favorite

Posted on November 10, 2011

Smartling Awarded "FASTech Favorite" At Prestigious Dow Jones Venturewire Conference

Smartling, the Translation Delivery Network (TDN) company, was named "FASTech Favorite" at the prestigious Dow Jones VentureWire FASTech 50, which honors the fifty most innovative start-ups in the United States.

Multilingual Marketing Is Migliore!

October 2011, CMO

Multilingual Marketing Is Migliore!

Personalizing your marketing is a powerful, competitive advantage in today's online--and, thus, global--marketplace. And what's more personal than conversing with someone in their native tongue?

Translating Content Is The New Having A Web Presence

October 2011, Fast Company

Smartling CEO Jack Welde: Translating Content Is The New Having A Web Presence | Fast Company

A New York City translation tech venture, Smartling, today released a host of new features and services to help users translate their websites, mobile, and other digital content into many languages, quickly, affordably, and accurately.

Android App. Adds 14 Languages

October 2011, International Business Times

Google Translate: Android App. Adds 14 Languages

Google Translate's "Conversation Mode" Andorid app. can now translate speech back and forth in 14 languages.

Smartling Offering Free Version of Software

October 2011, PC Mag

Smartling Offering Free Version of Software

If you're a small business owner or entrepreneur who sells goods or services online, there's something you need to know about language.

una buena solucion para ofrecer una web en varios idiomas

October 2011, wwwhat's new

Smartling - una buena solucion para ofrecer una web en varios idiomas

Existen varias extensiones y sistemas que permiten realizar traducciones automáticas del contenido que publicamos en la web, permitiendo así alcanzar mayor cantidad de lectores y aumentar las visitas de nuestros sitios.

Cloud translation service Smartling

October 2011, CloudBeat

Cloud translation service Smartling gets a smarter platform

Web site translation service Smartling has simplified its offering to make it even easier for small businesses to translate their web sites.

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Posted on October 12, 2011

Website Translation Service Smartling Debuts New Self-Service Platform

Realtime website translation service Smartling is debuting a new self service version of its platform that caters to small businesses as well as large companies.

Smartling Helps You Make Your App or Website Multilingual

October 2011, The Next Web

Smartling Helps You Make Your App or Website Multilingual

Smartling, a New York City startup, bills itself as a "Translation Delivery Network (TDN)".

After Attracting SurveyMonkey and Foursquare, Smartling Translation

October 2011, TechCocktail

After Attracting SurveyMonkey and Foursquare, Smartling Translation Targets Small Businesses

Smartling, the language translation service for websites and apps that we previously covered, has launched a new service for small businesses today.

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Posted on October 12, 2011

Smartling Now Lets Any-Sized Online Business Go Multilingual

Smartling, the Translation Delivery Network (TDN) company, today released a series of new features and platform enhancements that now let any online business—large or small—go multilingual in minutes.

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Posted on October 6, 2011

Smartling and SurveyMonkey to Speak at Localization World

Jack Welde, Smartling CEO, and Minna King, SurveyMonkey vice president, Internationalization will present at the semi-annual Localization World conference.

Web Translation Made Simple

October 2011, INC Magazine

Web Translation Made Simple

The skinny on a new Web-based service that can translate websites into more than 50 foreign languages.

VentureWire FASTech 50: Most Innovative Start-Ups

Posted on September 12, 2011

Smartling Named to VentureWire FASTech 50: Most Innovative Start-Ups

Smartling, the New York City-based Translation Delivery Network (TDN) company, was selected to the prestigious Dow Jones VentureWire FASTech 50.

Smartling Strengthens Executive Team to Further Company Growth

Posted on August 9, 2011

Smartling Strengthens Executive Team to Further Company Growth

Vice President of Sales, Client Services and Marketing Join Effort To Help Clients Enter New Language Markets.

CloudFlare and Smartling Team Up; Make the Web Safer, Faster and Multilingual

Posted on August 5, 2011

CloudFlare and Smartling Team Up; Make the Web Safer, Faster and Multilingual

CloudFlare Offers Smartling as App and Deploys Internally; CloudFlare Community Translating www.cloudflare.com into 27 Languages.

CloudFlare partners with Smartling to deliver faster sites with real-time translation

August 2011, VentureBeat

CloudFlare partners with Smartling to deliver faster sites with real-time translation

CloudFlare on Friday announced that it has partnered with translation service Smartling to make it possible to translate CloudFlare-optimized web sites in real time.

Smartling Partners With CloudFlare To Package Security And Language Translation For Users

August 2011, TechCrunch

Smartling Partners With CloudFlare To Package Security And Language Translation For Users

TechCrunch Disrupt finalist CloudFlare is teaming up with realtime website translation service Smartling to allow users to translate their websites into any language.

Smartling, A Language Translation Engine for the Web, Raises $10M

July 2011, AllThingsD

Smartling, A Language Translation Engine for the Web, Raises $10M

Smartling describes itself as a Translation Delivery Network, and uses the cloud to give sites the tools they need to easily serve up their pages in pretty much any language.

Smartling Gets $10M to Expand Crowdsourced Translations

July 2011, GigaOm

Smartling Gets $10M to Expand Crowdsourced Translations

Smartling, a New York City-based start-up focused on enabling websites and apps to go multilingual, has raised $10 million to ramp up its localization tools.

J.D. Biersdorfer chats with Jack Welde, leap the language barrier

July 2011, The New York Times

Tech Talk Podcast: Lion

The Web may be global but for some sites, it’s tough to leap the language barrier. J.D. Biersdorfer chats with Jack Welde, the chief executive of Smartling, a Web site translation company, about how his company uses the cloud and crowdsourcing to globalize a site.

Smartling Makes Translation Affordable with $10M in Funding

July 2011, VentureBeat

Smartling Makes Translation Affordable with $10M in Funding

You can be in India on one page and Brazil the next. However, translation can be costly for small content publishers. Translation software-as-a-service (SaaS) company, Smartling, wants to change that.

Smartling Raises $10 Million to Make Every Website Multilingual

Posted on July 27, 2011

Smartling Raises $10 Million to Make Every Website Multilingual

Funding Accelerates Strategy to Disrupt Web and Mobile App Translation Market.

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June 2011, Business Insider

Why Crowdsourcing Works for Going Global

…With the right tools, and the right crowd, businesses can indeed achieve high-quality results at a fraction of the cost of traditional human translation.

CloudFlare Offers Smartling Translation Delivery Network as New Service

Posted on May 25, 2011

CloudFlare Offers Smartling Translation Delivery Network as New Service

Smartling, a software company dedicated to making the Web multilingual, today announced that CloudFlare is offering the Smartling Translation Delivery Network as a new service.

Smartling Secures US$4 Million in First Funding Round Led by Venrock

Posted on March 18, 2010

Smartling Secures US$4 Million in First Funding Round Led by Venrock

Smartling, Inc., a provider of real-time, crowdsourced translations for Internet based businesses, announced today that it has secured a US$ 4 million Series A round of investment.

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