lengoo (Techstars Berlin '16) is the on-demand work marketplace for domain-specific translations. It combines direct access to expert translators with a collaboration and payment platform.
Our vision is to digitally transform the translation industry by providing technology that allows to easily connect directly to freelance translators and making project management obsolete.
In todayâ€™s opaque and fragmented translation-services market customers face inefficiencies in identifying and hiring qualified technical translation specialists. lengoo solves these problems and revolutionizes the way enterprises and freelance translators find and collaborate with each other. Our machine learning algorithm automatically finds the best translator for every job by matching the characteristics of the source text and the translator's past translation work. This ability to combine native-speaking language skills with technical expert knowledge ensures high-quality, ready-to-use translations. In case, we do not find a match in our database, translation jobs are made publicly available for application through our social media channels. This allows us to dynamically upscale our pool of translators and deliver on the promise to our clients to always assign the best qualified translator available - worldwide. On our platform, customers are able to order and monitor translations with just a few clicks and directly communicate with the corresponding translator in order to build a strong profile in their area of expertise through reviews and evaluations, which consequently determine how likely translators, are to receive future jobs.
We currently (July 2016) connect 550+ companies, in ten countries, with 600+ freelance translators whom offer services in 15 different languages. After expanding into further industries and countries, we plan to provide a white label solution of our matching technology and platform to the thousands of small LSPs around the globe in order to build the world's largest network of expert of translators. Our vision is to make the global human language power affordably and efficiently accessible to everyone. Our current user-friendly web-based platform to connect to human translators is just the beginning of our journey.
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