Press Releases

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November 1, 2016

Price Change Announcement

For the first time in company history, Gengo is updating our pricing structure on December 1st. The changes we are making are in response to inflation as well as the cost of living increases for our translators. System Maintenance While we update our pricing, the site will be undergoing a brief scheduled maintenance at the […]

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April 21, 2015

Gengo Announces Series C Round of $5.4 Million

TOKYO, Japan, April 22, 2015 — Gengo®, a global crowdsourced translation platform, closed a Series C fundraising round of US$5.4M, led by Japan-based company Recruit Holdings and with participation from SBI Investments, Mitsubishi UFJ Capital, CrowdWorks, Allied Architects and Libertad K.K. Also contributing are current investors Intel Capital, Iris Capital Management, STC Ventures Fund Company […]

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May 28, 2014

Gengo® Announces Open Data Initiative And Three New Language Pairs

SAN MATEO, Calif., May 21, 2014 -- Today, Gengo®, a global people-powered translation platform launched its Open Data Initiative on the newly-designed homepage. The display showcases the increasing number in real-time of lifetime words translated and total translators within Gengo®’s diverse network.

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April 23, 2013

Gengo Closes a New Round of Funding with Intel Capital, Atomico, Iris Capital, Infocomm Investments, NTT-IP Fund and STC Ventures

Tokyo, April 23, 2013. – Gengo, the translation platform for global companies, announced that the company has recently closed a US$12M round of funding led by Intel Capital, along with participation from Iris Capital, Infocomm Investments, NTT-IP Fund and STC Ventures, and from returning investor Atomico.  Gengo provides an API and platform for fast, high-quality […]

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February 20, 2013

YouTube offers professional caption translation powered by Gengo

February 20, 2013 ­ Gengo (http://gengo.com), the global platform for professional translation via an API, today announced a new, integrated caption translation service within YouTube. Gengo makes it simple for businesses to order high­quality language translation through an API. With 3 quality tiers, 33 available languages, and over 7,500 pre­tested translators, Gengo has already translated […]

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September 26, 2012

Human Translation Platform Gengo Reaches 1 Million Orders

SAN MATEO, Sep 26, 2012 – Gengo (http://gengo.com), the platform for providing professional human translation services at scale, has announced that it has completed one million translation jobs. Gengo’s technology platform offers high-quality, scalable translations in over 50 different language pairs. With over 6,000 qualified translators, Gengo helps both individuals and corporations communicate globally. Translators […]

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March 20, 2012

Global translation service: Alfresco drives internationalization through technology partnership with Gengo

Maidenhead/Tokio/Braunschweig 20.03.2012. Gengo (http://gengo.com/), one of the leading online providers of professional human translation services, and Alfresco, market leader in Open Source Enterprise Content Management Systems (ECMS), announce their global technology partnership today. By integrating Gengo’s translation service into the Alfresco software, Alfresco users will be able to order fast, cost-effective, and professional translations of […]

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September 27, 2011

Gengo Secures $5.25 Million Series A Round Of Funding From Atomico, 500 Startups

Follows $1.75 million seed round from Team Europe Ventures, Kapor Capital, Point Nine, and otherangels, rounding out Gengo’s international investor team San Francisco, Calif., September 27, 2011 – Gengo, the leader in affordable human translation at scale, today announced that it has secured a $5.25m investment from Atomico, the London-based venture capital firm led by […]

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