Unbabel gets $60M for its blended approach to business translation
Unbabel, a Lisbon-based startup that’s built a platform for translating customer service messages at scale by combining the speed of machine translation with native (human) speaker nuance and expertise, has closed a $60 million Series C round. The investment was led by Point72 Ventures, with participation from e.ventures, Greycroft, and Indico Capital Partners. The 2013-founded startup last raised a $23M Series B in January 2018. The latest round brings its total funding to date to $91M.
Unbabel contrata 70 pessoas para Portugal e Estados Unidos
A Unbabel foi considerada em fevereiro como uma das 100 startups europeias mais interessantes do momento. Só que a plataforma de tradução automática criada pelo português Vasco Pedro não pára de escalar e vai voltar a reforçar a sua equipa. Ao longo de 2019, esta scaleup portuguesa vai contratar cerca de 70 pessoas para os escritórios de Portugal e dos Estados Unidos. Até ao final do ano, a empresa irá contar com 250 pessoas.
Dinheiro Vivo (23.03.2019)
Unbabel raises $23M for its ‘AI-powered, human-refined’ translation platform
Lisbon-headquartered Unbabel, a startup that has developed what it describes as an “AI-powered, human-refined” translation platform that makes it more cost effective to conduct business globally, has raised $23 million in Series B funding.
The round is led by Scale Venture Partners, with participation from Microsoft Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, Samsung Next, Notion Capital, Caixa Capital, and Funders Club. It follows a $5 million Series A round in October 2016.
Investidores apostam 23 milhões de dólares na portuguesa Unbabel
A portuguesa Unbabel – uma plataforma de tradução automática que recorre a pessoas para verificar o conteúdo traduzido – conseguiu 23 milhões de dólares numa ronda de financiamento com a Microsoft Ventures, Samsung Next e Caixa Capital, entre outros.
Unbabel Appoints Tech Veteran Wolfgang Allisat as Chief Revenue Officer
Unbabel Inc. (www.unbabel.com), a Notion Capital, Caixa Capital, Y Combinator & Google Ventures backed startup that removes language barriers between companies and their customers through a mix of machine learning, artificial intelligence (AI), and crowdsourced human translations, is announcing the appointment of Wolfgang Allisat as the company’s first Chief Revenue Officer.
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Unbabel Raises $5 Million to Bring Artificial Intelligence to Global Translation Market
The Y Combinator-backed startup’s Series A round is led by Notion Capital and Caixa Capital; Unbabel’s unique approach brings human-quality translations to conversational content.
BUSINESS WIRE (03.11.2016)
Translation Startup Unbabel Unveils New Smartcheck Technology
Unbabel, a startup backed by Y Combinator, that combines human editing and machine learning into an online translation platform, announced a new feature today called Smartcheck.
Top 10 Startups at Collision 2015 - Unbabel
At Mattermark, we’ve been keeping an eye on the fastest growing companies in attendance with our deal intelligence platform. The list below is sorted by our Growth Score. The Growth Score is calculated with Mattermark’s Mindshare Score, which quantifies metrics from app downloads, social media traction, website traffic and press mentions, in addition to number of employees and capital raised over time.
Unbabel Raises $1.5M To Expand Translation Service, Grow Customer Base
In the interconnected world, machines are too rigid in understanding the nuances in translating languages and humans are too slow for on-the-fly translation. That’s why Unbabel brings robots and humans together to deliver a faster and affordable translation service.
Unbabel Launches A Human-Edited Machine Translation Service To Help Businesses Go Global, Localize Customer Support
Today, you can be anywhere in the world in a matter of clicks. Thanks to globalization and the plucky old Information Superhighway, our world is shrinking.
Unbabel combines machine and human translation
For many companies, translation is seen as an either-or proposition: Either you have humans performing translations, or you accept what a machine provides. But a Portugal-based start-up called Unbabel thinks it can provide better translations more cost-efficiently by offering the best of both worlds
Unbabel received a Seed Round of € 450.000
Shilling Capital Partners co-invested with other Business Angels.