Intel Business Challenge Europe 2011
Danzig, 29 September 2011 – The Munich start-up lingoking was a semi-finalist at this year's Intel Business Challenge Europe in Danzig for its innovative service, telephone interpreting. Telephone interpreting (lingoking voice) is so far unique in Germany and an affordable alternative to on-site interpreting.
Every year, the competition panel awards the most innovative products, intelligent technologies and interactive web and mobile applications from enterprises from Eastern and Western Europe.
lingoking is the universal online market place for language services and connects people with a professional interpreter or translator within minutes. Every year, lingoking translates over 9 million words, interprets over 6,000 hours on location and more than 9,500 minutes over the telephone, for more than 4,400 customers from all over the world. More than 5,100 registered interpreters and translators in over 840 cities are employed by lingoking. lingoking has its headquarters in Munich and a subsidiary company in the Czech Republic.