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Lionbridge acquires Gengo


Lionbridge, a provider of localization services, has acquired Gengo, Inc., a technology company providing crowdsourcing, machine learning and localization services. The purchase includes Gengo.ai, a platform that provides AI training and data services. Matthew Romaine, cofounder and CEO, and the rest of the Gengo team will join Lionbridge post transaction and assume key leadership roles in the company.


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Lionbridge selected by Kronaby


Lionbridge, a provider of localization services, has been selected by Kronaby, a Swedish designer of connected smartwatches, to support the launch of its first global product line.

Lionbridge selected by Kreg Tool


Lionbridge, a provider of localization services, has been selected as the translation services provider for the European expansion of Kreg Tool, a manufacturer of tools and accessories for do-it-yourself and woodworking enthusiasts.

New CEO at Lionbridge


Lionbridge, a provider of localization services, has named John Fennelly as president and chief executive officer (CEO). Rory Cowan, former CEO and founder of the company, will retire.

Gengo receives Series C funding


Gengo, Inc., a web-based human translation platform, has announced its $5.4 million Series C round and a change of leadership. Matthew Romaine, previously CTO, is replacing fellow cofounder Robert Laing as CEO. The funding was led by Recruit, with participation from SBI Investments, MUFJ Capital and CrowdWorks.

New translator workbench, Open Data Initiative


Gengo, Inc., a web-based human translation platform, has created a new translator workbench and started its own Open Data Initiative. The data provides real information on support, translation quality, speed, capacity and overall performance of its platform.

Gengo rebrand, developer and channel partner program


myGengo, Inc., a human translation services provider, has rebranded itself as Gengo. The company has also announced a developer and channel partner program. New partners include Transifex, MD Systems, Dioscouri Design and Ocster.

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