Tag: business

What are the most important African languages in emerging markets?

Roughly 30% of the world’s languages are spoken in Africa. The continent has an estimated 2,000 languages from over 3,000 tribes and 55 countries. But what are the African languages widely spoken in the top-10 investment prospects?

Looking to engage localization clients? Take a cue from social media!

If you have a message you want to test drive, social media is a great way to gauge public perception. Feedback about how your message is perceived will be instant.  

Interprefy announces Oddmund Braaten as new CEO

Interprefy, a leading provider of managed remote simultaneous interpretation technology and services, today announces that current COO, Oddmund Braaten, is transitioning to the role of CEO effective 1 February 2022. 

Do you ever give your customers international business advice?

One of the toughest tasks has been to bite my tongue when advice falls outside of the linguistic realm. Luckily, I have close relationships with a lot of my business partners, so I occasionally contribute to their success with some key recommendations. What are some of the things you wish you could consult your clientele about when it comes to starting an international expansion?

XTM and XTRF to cooperate but remain separate entities

K1 Investment Management has made majority investments in both businesses but does not plan to merge the products or companies. On September 22, 2021, XTRF...

Babbel Set to List on Frankfurt Stock Exchange

Babbel, the popular Berlin-based online language learning platform, announced Sept. 7 that it would list on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (FSE) this year, according...

Zoo Digital Sees 51% Increase in Revenue for H1

Zoo Digital, a Sheffield-based company providing localization and distribution services in the entertainment industry, announced on Aug. 23 that it expects its revenues to...

thebigword Group announces partnership with Susquehanna

Global leader in language technology and localization solutions, thebigword Group (“TBW”), has announced a partnership with Susquehanna Private Capital (“SPC”). SPC will help thebigword Group...

Keywords Studios Saw Major Revenue Growth in 2020

Keywords Studios announced in a blog post on March 24 that the company’s revenue increased 14.4% during 2020 — up to €373.5 million (around...

Q&A with Bob Willans of XTM

MultiLingual Magazine had the chance to talk to Bob Willans, CEO of XTM International, via email about the funding they recently received from K1...

Weekly Shorts | January 22, 2021

TransPerfect revenue up 11.5 percent TransPerfect has announced a 2020 year-end revenue of 852 million USD. This is a roughly 11.5 percent increase over 2019's...

Ad Astra Buys MontLingo

Silver Springs, Maryland-based translation company Ad Astra has bought MontLingo, a language services provider (LSP) in Brossard, Quebec. MontLingo was founded by Bryan Montpetit....