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May 30, 2019
Lionbridge Launches Lionbridge AI, Extends Leadership Position in AI Data Training Services
Lionbridge and Gengo are excited to announce the launch of Lionbridge AI. Marrying Lionbridge’s AI training data services and Gengo’s crowdsourcing platform, Lionbridge AI provides a suite of capabilities and services that meets the end-to-end needs of companies building the next generation of machine learning systems. Read the full press release here.
January 16, 2019
Lionbridge Augments Artificial Intelligence Offering Through Acquisition of Gengo and Gengo.ai
We’re excited to announce that Gengo has been acquired by Lionbridge, a leading global provider of marketing, testing and globalization services in more than 300 languages with solution centers in 27 countries.
January 7, 2015
Are LSPs Ready for Performance Transparency?
Common Sense Advisory, a translation/localization-focused market research company, interviewed CEO Robert Laing about Gengo’s Open Data initiative, highlighting the uniqueness of such platform transparency in an industry that traditionally doesn’t disclose such metrics.
January 2, 2015
Crowdsourcing may hold key to unlocking Japan’s working potential
The Japan Times featured Gengo in an article exploring crowdsourcing in Japan, arguing that this labor model “holds great potential to help harness the talents of capable people who have been left behind by the nation’s traditional employment system.”
December 12, 2014
Top three startups from Venture Day Tokyo
Gengo CTO and co-founder Matt Romaine delivered a keynote speech alongside Japanese pop culture icon and Culture Japan CEO Danny Choo at Venture Day Tokyo 2014, an event where local and international startups pitch ideas to groups of investors onstage.
November 28, 2014
Why Japan lost its tech edge to Silicon Valley
Can Japan compete globally when it comes to tech? SFGate interviewed Gengo CEO Robert Laing and Satoshi Sugie of Whill about the tech and startup landscapes in Japan and the United States. In Rob’s words, when asked about Japan’s long-term potential: “…It just takes time. People always want to create a Silicon Valley overnight, and it really […]
October 7, 2014
Translation startups targeting non-tech Japanese SMEs
Gengo attended October’s Tokyo Business Summit 2014 to showcase the company’s affordable, easy-to-use platform for Japanese non- and low-tech Japanese small and medium-sized enterprises.
August 18, 2014
BrightEdge 4th Annual Share14 Conference
Ken Yamada, Gengo’s Director of Marketing, spoke in August 2014 at BrightEdge’s Share14 conference for content marketers and organic search specialists about how to do great multilingual SEO. Other conference speakers included representatives from Adidas, Adobe and more.
August 12, 2014
The Best Internet Marketing Internships of 2014
Gengo’s marketing internship program was featured on the VerticalMeasures blog alongside those of Zappos, Lyft and the American Red Cross, all described as teams “doing great things in the field of marketing for their brand.”
August 12, 2014
API World and DataWeek kick off fall conference season
At API World/DataWeek 2014, one of the largest developer-focused API events in the country, Gengo was awarded Best API of the Year.