Smartling Makes Innovative Startup List
Smartling Named to VentureWire FASTech 50: Most Innovative Start-Ups
September 12, 2011
“Clients are desperate for a modern solution from the antiquated translation and localization market. Our cloud-based approach—including professional and crowdsource translation options—is the ideal solution for highly-dynamic web and mobile app providers that want to reach a global audience, quickly and affordably.”
- Jack Welde, CEO, Smartling
NEW YORK, NY, September 12, 2011–Smartling, the New York City-based Translation Delivery Network (TDN) company, was selected to the prestigious Dow Jones VentureWire FASTech 50. VentureWire introduced the list of the ﬁfty "most innovative start-ups"—dubbed the FASTech 50—as reported in last week’s Wall Street Journal. As part of being named to the FASTech 50, Smartling Founder and CEO Jack Welde (@jwelde) will speak at the upcoming VentureWire FASTech conference in November.
“Selection to the FASTech 50 is an incredible endorsement of our team’s hard work and commitment to our audacious goal of making the entire Web multilingual,” said Welde. “Clients are desperate for a modern solution from the antiquated translation and localization market. Our cloud-based approach—including professional and crowdsource translation options—is the ideal solution for highly-dynamic web and mobile app providers that want to reach a global audience, quickly and affordably.”
The news of the VentureWire acknowledgement comes on the heels of the company being named to the AlwaysOn Global 250 Top Private Companies list, which represents the top emerging "Global Silicon Valley" companies that demonstrate significant market traction and pursue game-changing technologies. Welde presented Smartling’s strategy during the Silicon Valley Innovation Summit’s CEO showcase.
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.
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