Lingo24, Scotland’s most successful translation and localisation company, with a turnover of £3.65m in 2009, broke into the US market this month, launching a full-time hub in Silicon Valley.
Lingo24 is one of the six regional finalists for Scotland and Northern Ireland as part of HSBC’s Business Thinking programme. And as a finalist, Lingo24’s founder and CEO Christian Arno is heading off to Istanbul this week on a Thought Exchange trip.
Lingo24’s CTO Andrzej Zydron recently returned from a week in Bucharest, Romania, where he was contributing to the EU-funded Multilingual Web project.
Last Friday we reported our ‘Highly Commended Winner’ award for Real Business’s Customer Kings. Well, today we bring yet more Awards news…this time courtesy of International Trade!
Lingo24’s search engine rankings have been doing rather well recently and a few of us in the office started joking that our relationship with Google was like a real-life relationship.
A job may once have been for life, but in the modern day business world it’s really not that uncommon for people to be looking to pastures new after only a couple of years in position.
Yesterday, everyone at The Lingoplex (Lingo24’s office in Timisoara…) could spot a new face in their midst…in the form of Robert, who is Lingo24’s brand new Collateralist.
Author Michael LeBoeuf once wrote that the greatest asset of any business is its customers because without them, there is no business.
They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery…so when a translation company from China stole Lingo24’s website hook, line and sinker, perhaps we should’ve patted ourselves on the back for a job well done. After all, there are countless translation companies on the internet, so to choose our site to copy must mean that we’re doing something right.