Multilingual SaaS Company KUDO Awarded ‘Best Team’ Prize in ‘Future of Work’ Category at South Summit 2021
(October 6, 2021, New York City, NY) – KUDO Inc., the New York based Software as a Service platform for online multilingual meetings is honored to receive the prize for “The Best Team” in the “Future of Work” category at the South Summit taking place in Madrid from October 5 to 7, 2021.
Attended by King Felipe VI, The South Summit is a global innovation platform focused on discovering business opportunities and disruptive trends that bring together the leaders of the world’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. Every year, South Summit Madrid hosts a start-up competition in which they hand-pick 100 of the world’s most innovative startups from a field of thousands. During the competition, startups were judged on innovation, scalability, team, viability and investability.
KUDO was selected as one of the 12 finalists and the eventual winner of the “Best Team” award in the “Future of work” category. The company relies on a distributed workforce of 166 employees working remotely from all corners of the globe.
KUDO is a powerful cloud-based platform allowing people and businesses to collaborate and meet more effectively, across geographic and language barriers. KUDO streams real-time language interpretation to your web meetings and live conferences, so everyone can speak in their mother tongue. Additionally, KUDO brings on-demand interpretation by a powerful network of over 11,000 vetted professional interpreters to multiple platforms for virtual and hybrid events.
KUDO’s platform launched in 2018, the brainchild of cofounders with unrivaled domain expertise in the intersection of meetings, language and technology. KUDO experienced a staggering 3500% growth last year, when COVID-19 shook up the world, forcing companies to cancel business travel and instead lean on video conferencing solutions. Given the international nature of modern business, the change in the world’s meeting landscape shifted demand toward KUDO.
“The future of work is global and multilingual where companies can access a more diverse and talented workforce while supporting geographically dispersed clientele” says Fardad Zabetian, CEO and Cofounder of KUDO “so innovators can approach challenges with a global perspective and more inclusive customer feedback.”
Created by the engineers and language experts who built interpretation infrastructure and linguist teams for the United Nations and some of the most significant global summits and meetings, KUDO is a multilingual meeting SaaS company built around a B2B managed marketplace powered by the largest network of professional conference interpreters that offers support in 100+ languages and 147 sign languages. KUDO supports more effective and inclusive meetings by enabling people, governments, and businesses to overcome communication barriers and speak their own language. Accessible from anywhere, on any device, KUDO redefines possibilities in global communication. KUDO Inc. is a New-York based technology startup founded and managed by language and conferencing industry insiders looking to bring people together. More info at www.kudoway.com
KUDO Communications Manager