Smartling's Innovation Awarded
Smartling Awarded "FASTech Favorite" At Prestigious Dow Jones Venturewire Conference
November 10, 2011
“Winning the 'fan favorite' award tops off the honor of being chosen to the FASTech 50. We are humbled by this selection, by our very distinguished peers, and congratulate all the FASTech 50 start-ups, which are all breaking ground in so many exciting ways.”
- Jack Welde, CEO, Smartling
REDWOOD CITY, CA, November 10, 2011 – 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.
As a part of the annual FASTech conference, audience members are given the opportunity to vote on their favorite FASTech 50 presentation. Founder and CEO Jack Welde took to the stage yesterday to explain the innovation behind Smartling's translation platform and its driving mission to make the entire Web truly multilingual.
In a panel discussion with investors Maha Ibrahim, General Partner, Canaan Partners and Shawn Carolan, Managing Director, Menlo Ventures, Welde discussed Smartling's view of the traditional localization market and how the company is disrupting the status quo.
"Winning the "fan favorite" award tops off the honor of being chosen to the FASTech 50," said Jack Welde, CEO, Smartling. "We are humbled by this selection, by our very distinguished peers, and congratulate all the FASTech 50 start-ups, which are all breaking ground in so many exciting ways."
Smartling, Inc. (www.smartling.com / @smartling) helps online businesses reduce the time and cost of building and delivering multilingual websites and mobile apps. The Smartling Translation Delivery Network (TDN) is the first purpose-built platform for translation management and delivery; it currently serves more than 500 million page views per month. Headquartered in New York City, Smartling is privately held and backed by some the leading U.S. venture capital firms, including First Round Capital, IDG Ventures, U.S. Venture Partners, Venrock and several prominent angel investors.
104 West Partners for Smartling
Jennifer Roane, 720-407-6065