Startup

Time to plant the seeds of our dream

Anyone can count the seeds of a cut apple, but who can count the trees and apples in a single seed? Probably the most prepared in this field are those 70 mentors of Seedcamp Budapest, who by now must be eager to meet the 20 most potential startups around Europe. Easyling has been selected as a finalist. We are delighted.We are also proud that out of the hundreds of excellent applications that arrived from young entrepreneurs all around Europe, five Hungarians teams are chosen to prove how great companies they are building. Read the full article

Translation: opt-in for a booming sector

Did you know that the global market volume for outsourced translation services reaches USD 33 billion this year? A huge sum, which also proves that machine translation expands the demand for human translation. If you have ever tried to translate more than one word by machines accessible on the Internet, you’ll see the reason of this boom. Translation machines – especially the free ones – cannot correctly render more complex texts from one language to another. Read the full article

Chinese is the most compact language

If only we could post in Chinese! According to a recent study, the same text can be up to 70 percent shorter in Chinese than in English. That is, we could share three to four times more info within – say – a Twitter post with you. Chinese is thus ideal for micro-blogging, as these texts tend to have a maximum expanse of 140 symbols. But don’t worry: we will not switch over to Chinese immediately, as we don’t speak this very particular language on a professional level. Read the full article

Global premiere for a global product: wanderings with Easyling

Almost five thousand miles (eight thousand kilometres): that’s how much business travel we have had in the recent few weeks in connection with Skawa. No matter how tiresome this period was, it was worth the effort: we gained a lot of encouragement and experiences.[![The Next Web logo](https://storage.googleapis.com/skawa-wp-easyling.appspot.com/TNW-300x125.jpg) ](https://storage.googleapis.com/skawa-wp-easyling.appspot.com/TNW.jpg)First in the line was The Next Web in Amsterdam, a huge conference on the future of web business, where start-ups like us also had a chance to present their products, developments. Read the full article

Breakthrough at How to Web

The first, but definitely not the last triumph of Easyling ticked off. As a proud father, I’m thrilled to announce that Easyling, our cloud-based website translation proxy solution won first prize atStart-up Challenge “How to Web 2011”, the biggest web conference of Central and Eastern Europe. Yesterday, we presented our latest business solution to 750 experts attending the finals of the competition. I have to confess: we are totally blown away by the victory. Read the full article