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  Matthew Romaine

Gengo announces $5.4M in Series C funding

We’re excited to announce that we recently closed our Series C funding round of $5.4M led by Recruit of Japan. Recruit are an international leader in supporting diverse aspects of global companies from Japan, and we’re excited to have them …

  Matthew Romaine

Gengo-dō: How to Get More Done on Business Trips

A business trip should never be a waste . There’s really no excuse, no matter how long or short the travel.

I enjoy traveling, but there’s also a lot of strategy and structure that I put into each trip to …

  Matthew Romaine

Gengo-dō: How to Build an International Team

Over the past four years, Gengo has grown from a tiny partnership to a full-time team of fifty spread across Tokyo, San Mateo and Singapore. For those building an international team from scratch, here’s what we’ve learned along the way.

  Matthew Romaine

Gengo Pulse on Tech: API Events in 2014

January is always full of experts’ predictions on how their industries will change over the coming year, and the API world is no exception. So far, we’ve heard from SOA, 3Scale and Steve Marx and John Sheehan in their

  Matthew Romaine

Gengo-dō: Engineering the Japanese Way

The Gengo engineering team worked incredibly hard in 2013, so as a combined year-end celebration and opportunity for engineers to work on special projects, we organized an overnight hackathon for our team of twelve. In Japanese, such a hackathon is …

  Matthew Romaine

Gengo Pulse on Tech: The Exploding API Ecosystem

If my travel schedule was any indication, the conference season was in full swing in October. Each week was spent either absorbing new information or speaking at conferences (two in the translation industry and three in technology).

Jessica did …

  Matthew Romaine

Observations from the 2013 TAUS Industry Leaders Forum

Last month I had the opportunity to present at the Translation Automation User Society’s (TAUS) Industry Leaders Forum. The event brings together major buyers and sellers of translation to discuss trends in the industry and share how they are tackling …

  Matthew Romaine

API users: Apologies for the recent load issues

You’ve heard it before: “Houston, we have a problem!”

The good news: Our API is blowing up. We’ve seen massive growth over the past few months.

Customers like Vestiaire are translating hundreds of product descriptions every day, and new partnerships