Babelverse

  • The Trials And Tribulations Of A Global Startup

    The Trials And Tribulations Of A Global Startup

    The Internet makes it easy to collaborate across borders. But despite the rise of remote work and virtual teams, founders still need to travel for business sometimes. For some, travel practically becomes the job. And while data and capital now flow virtually unrestricted across borders, physical border crossing have gotten no easier. That’s causing headaches for global startups. Read More

  • Babelverse Lands Seed Round Led By 500 Startups For Human-Powered Online Translation

    Babelverse Lands Seed Round Led By 500 Startups For Human-Powered Online Translation

    Babelverse, the language translation startup that landed the title of “Audience Choice” at Disrupt NYC this past May, has raised a seed round led by 500 Startups along with a group of other angel investors. Babelverse’s online marketplace provides speech translation services in close to real-time through a worldwide network of human interpreters. Today, Babelverse… Read More

  • Babelverse Is Out To Democratize Translation

    Babelverse Is Out To Democratize Translation

    Babelverse won the opportunity to appear at TechCrunch Disrupt from the Startup Alley and with little notice ended up giving a slick pitch. Essentially this is a solution for universal speech translation, powered by a global community of human interpreters: it means anyone can be an interpreter. We covered its launch back in January but here’s a quick rundown. Machine translation, as… Read More

  • Babelverse To Offer Live Voice Translations For State Of The Union In Up To 7K Languages

    Babelverse To Offer Live Voice Translations For State Of The Union In Up To 7K Languages

    Tonight, President Obama will give his 2012 State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress. The annual address, which will take place Tuesday night at 9pm EST/6pm PST (watch it online at Whitehouse.gov here), is expected to include Obama’s mission going forward and his central focus as president, which he’s said is “rebuilding an economy where hard work pays… Read More