In the middle of October, Slush took 14 startups to the Alibaba World Developer’s Conference in Hangzhou, China. One of the companies included was Transfluent, the company building a human-powered translation platform. During one evening, the CEO and co-founder Jani Penttinen was chatting with Slush organizers Miki Kuusi and Riku Mäkelä, and suggested to throw […]
Two months and 43 countries later, Slush world tour came to an end in New York on Tuesday, where Slush’s team and ten startups from the Nordics had the honor of ringing the Nasdaq Closing Bell in Times Square. This was followed by an event at Spotify’s US office in Manhattan to give New York’s […]
Transfluent, a human-powered translation platform, nailed its $2 million pre-Series A round at Slush 2013. Jani Penttinen, the co-founder and CEO, shares us the story of their company. Imagine typing a tweet in English and having it appear in fluent Chinese a few minutes later in Weibo, the leading Chinese social media site. Or writing […]
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