Unbabel Inc., a Lisbon, Portugal and San Francisco, California-based platform that combines machine learning with crowdsourced human translations, raised $5m in funding.
The round was led by Notion Capital and Caixa Capital, with participation from existing investors Faber Ventures and Schilling Capital Partners.
The company, which has raised over $8m in total funding to date, will use the capital to build out its proprietary technology platform.
Led by Vasco Pedro, Co-Founder and CEO, Unbabel provides the Unbabel Language Engine that combines Natural Language Processing, artificial intelligence, quality estimation algorithms, and a global network of 40,000 human post-editors to enable quality translations for conversational content in emails and chat on a global scale.
A graduate of Y Combinator’s 2014 Winter Batch, Unbabel offers APIs for integration with companies’ internal content creation and translation workflows, with dedicated integrations for Zendesk and Salesforce that enable customer service representatives to deliver multilingual support.