With this acquisition, whose value was not announced, the startup co-founded by Vasco Pedro sees its team increase from the current 205 employees to more than 330 people.
Unbabel has acquired translation company Lingo24 to provide multilingual content for global marketing teams. With this acquisition, whose value was not announced, the startup co-founded by Vasco Pedro sees its team increase from the current 205 employees to more than 330 people, says a source close to the company.
“Lingo24 is an ideal partner for Unbabel to accelerate its growth because of Lingo24’s strong enterprise customer relationships, incredible talent, and deep expertise in localization, translation, and marketing,” said Vasco Pedro, CEO of Unbabel, quoted in a press release.
“Our solution will now provide consistent, high-quality multilingual experiences across marketing and customer service channels, accelerating companies’ international growth. This acquisition is an important step in our journey to give global enterprises the ability to fast track and automate their Language Operations,” explained the co-founder of the Portuguese startup.
Lingo24 is a tech-enabled Language Service Provider (LSP), with experience in translating content across multiple formats, from product descriptions, user guides, websites, software and multilingual apps. It is also responsible for end-to-end localization services for major global brands like Patagonia, Schneider Electric, Eventbrite, UPS, and Virgin Pulse.
“This acquisition enables us to become a world-class multilingual content partner to global brands seeking to optimize their localization and multilingual content strategy,” said Andrew Campbell, CEO of Lingo24, quoted in a press release. “Joining forces with Unbabel means we can now grow beyond localized content and offer multilingual customer support to our customers looking to expand into new regions.”