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We help travelers overcome the language barrier.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Travel
  • Location Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded February 2011
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

We help travelers overcome the language barrier with innovative mobile products.

Our products are an all-in-one solution tailored to the specific needs of travelers. We help travelers communicate easily via voice-to-voice translation, an intelligent phrasebook, and state-of-the-art learning techniques.

We sell direct to consumers and partner with leading travel companies to distribute our products.


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    Jesse Cordell Maddox

    Jesse was inspired to create TripLingo during 2 years spent living abroad in Vietnam and India. While abroad, he gained insights into the benefits of some language knowledge while also becoming frustrated with other offerings in the space.

    Jesse graduated Magna cum Laude from Brown University with a degree in Philosophy. He has traveled to 23 countries and has dabbled in Vietnamese, Spanish, French, German, Latin and Hindi.

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    Pratik Patel

    Pratik has designed and built enterprise applications in the retail, health care, financial services, and telecoms sectors. Pratik has lead small teams and large teams of 50 developers - mentoring, training, and providing vision to keep development efforts on track and delivered on time.

    A published author and speaker at various conferences, Pratik is recognized expert in Java, Appcelerator, and other Web and Mobile technologies.

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    Vince Baskerville
    VP of Product

    For over 10 years Vince has specialized in creating, developing and implementing highly intuitive and engaging digital-media products for both large and small group organizations.

    In addition to his technical knowledge and creative ability, Vince brings a myriad of user interface and user experience knowledge to the team.

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    James Martin
    Creative Director

    James received his BFA in Graphic Design with a minor in Entrepreneurship. During his studies, he took part in various design and community outreach workshops that assisted in his exploration as a designer.

    James' skill in design work is evident throughout TripLingo's products and speaks for itself.

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    Rob Leber
    Ruby on Rails Engineer


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    Doug Spear

Previous Investors

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    Nickolas Downey
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    Richard Spencer
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    Mike Eckhert