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Lost in Translation Inc.

One stop shop for app / website localization - publish in multiple languages without any extra coding. Be Local - Globally.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2012
  • Employees 4
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Company Summary

We do localization as easy as Google made analytics. Adding a piece of code your service and we can take care of everything else. We offer one stop shop for app / website / software localization. You can easily and cost effectively manage and maintain your language versions centrally, preview / finalize your localization on top of your content and publish without any coding. Developers and companies enjoy variable ways to do actual translations.


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    Tero Ahola
    VP of Technology

    Very experienced technology expert and coder. Entrepreneur back ground – co-founded and sold international technology company. Have worked in many localization, big data and analytic cases globally.

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    Niklas Laxtrom

    Niklas is a software and language engineer, with a M.A. in Language Technology. He has been a free software contributor since 2003. He created a wiki which has grown to the current, which now manages translation of dozens of free software projects in hundreds of languages. He has worked as a software developer in the Wikimedia Foundation for many years, both as a volunteer and in the localization team.

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    Marko Myllyaho

    Marko is an enthusiastic graphic designer and art director focused on visual identities and publication design. He has worked with many respected brands and companies in Finland by creating high-quality identities, logos, web sites, typography, publications, packaging and advertising, to name a few examples of his skills.Marko studied as a designer at the Kuopio Academy of Design and has been working in his own design office for over seven years.

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    Jouko Ahvenainen

    Jouko is a serial entrepreneur and seed investor who has worked with tens of startups during the last 10 years. Jouko has a vast experience in international business in Asia, Europe and North America. Jouko has worked in teams to close several VC deals (from 150k USD to 15M USD), and also closed many large customer deals and has been responsible for over 40M USD annual revenue. He hold MBA and a M.Sc.(Tech.).

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    Mika Jordman

    From family of entrepreneur background. Being involved in three start ups – two as a co-founder and board member. Worked as a manager at Nokia with many years of experience in sales operations management, sales development, change management and sales & promotion of technical solutions. MBA.


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    Cooley LLP
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    Pacific Crest Group

Previous Investors

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    Grow VC
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    Jouko Ahvenainen