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Founded 2009

Smartling

2017 Revenue

$9.6M

YOY

Funding

$63.0M

Overview

About Smartling

Smartling is a cloud-based translation technology and services company headquartered in New York City.

Monthly Revenue

$800.0K

Total Expenses

$800.0K

=
Net Income

-$1.0

Ebidta Margin

0.00%

+
YOY Growth

=
Rule of 40

0


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Podcast Youtube video

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Headquarters

1375 Broadway New YorkNew YorkUnited States

Smartling Revenue vs Funding

$Funding$Revenue

Revenue

In 2017, Smartling revenue run rate hit $9.6M in revenue.

$9.6M

Funding History

Smartling has raised a total of $63.0M.

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Funding DateRoundTotalValuation
06/30/2011$10.1M
03/03/2010$4.1M

Customers

Smartling has 500 customers.

Lifetime Months

100

×
Monthly ARPU

$1.6K

=
Lifetime Dollars

$160.0K


Acquisition Cost

$28.8K

Average Annual Price

$19.2K

$0$19.2K18 month payback period024681012141618

Churn

Smartling has an annual churn rate of 12.00%

Churn vs Expansion

-100-500%50100
Gross Annual Dollar Churn

-12.00%

Annual Dollar Expansion

0.00%

Net Revenue Retention

88.00%

Team

Employees

Smartling has 202 employees. They have 38 sales reps that carry a quota, an engineering team of 32 and a marketing team of 7.

2017201820192020-9.00%▼8.00%▲3.00%▲
DistributionQty

Total Team Size

202

Engineers

32 (16%)

Sales

38 (19%)

Marketing

7 (3%)

CEO/Founder

Jack Welde

Jack is a technology early-adopter, serial entrepreneur, software patent-holder, product evangelist, and combat-decorated Air Force pilot. Before founding Smartling, he served as SVP of Product at eMusic and COO/CTO at SheSpeaks and RunTime Technologies. He also co-founded Trio Development, a software company that created the first personal information manager, which was acquired by Apple in 1993. He holds a BS in Computer Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, where he also studied linguistics and interned with Professor William Labov, and an MBA from Cameron University in Germany. Jack was named one of Fast Company’s “Who’s Next” in 2011, and was named a 2013 NYC Venture Mentor by the New York City Economic Development Corporation.


CEO Q&A

What's your age?

48

Favorite online tool?

17:50 Google Docs

Favorite book?

Thinking fast and slow

Favorite CEO?

Tim Cook

Advice for 20 year old self

Spend more time early on understanding sales


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Frequently Asked Questions about Smartling

When was Smartling founded?

Smartling was founded in 2009.


Who is the CEO of Smartling?

The CEO of Smartling is Jack Welde


How many employees does Smartling have?

Smartling has 202 employees.

How much revenue does Smartling generate?

Smartling generates $9.6M in revenue.


How much funding does Smartling have?

Smartling has raised $63.0M.


Where is Smartling headquarters?

Smartling is headquartered at 1375 Broadway New YorkNew YorkUnited States

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