LoveChirp

This Valentine’s day, let LoveChirp be your cupid!

Powered by Babelverse and Tropo, LoveChirp is a new service that helps lovers connect through sweet, sexy, romantic or hot recorded voice messages and allows the creators of the messages to get paid for acting as Cupid’s arrow.

Sweethearts around the world who use this service can pick a message among a set of thousands available in multiple languages, with different tones(sweet, sexy, funny,etc) and in different voices, or record their own. They can choose to sign their message or remain anonymous, which is especially useful for secret admirers.

LoveChirp simply asks for the phone number or email address of the subject of the message. The recipient will then get a phone call or email that plays the LoveChirp, and will have the possibility to respond.

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Babelverse to provide live voice translation service for President Obama’s State of the Union in 6,976 Languages

The team behind Babelverse, the world’s first real-time on-demand interpretation service, announced today that they will translate President Obama’s address in real-time to viewers around the world in 6,976 languages.

The start-up, founded by Mayel de Borniol (France) and Josef Dunne (UK), were awarded top honours at LeWeb’11, the internationally renowned technology conference based in Paris, France. Continue reading

LeWeb 2011 Monitor

Live the leweb 2011 experience from the beginning to the end (Courtesy of Babelverse)

As Shoni and I often work in tandem (collaboratively at the same time), like many start up co-founders and entrepreneurs, we each bring a different perspective and skill set. But instead of us ‘compromising’ ourselves and ideas, we look for ways to expand those ideas, make them fit into context and be more complimentary.

This week as Shoni was working to make a post regarding Babelverse and the award they won at LeWeb, I started to review all the buzz that was generated around LeWeb, Europe’s hottest Tech Conference. And knowing the lack of knowledge of these types of events in LatAm I started thinking of how I can make it easy for LatAm people to relive this experience even if they weren’t there.

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Babelverse Wins Big for Chile in Prestigious LeWeb Startup Competition

Coming off their recent 2nd place win at Start Up Weekend Athens, Babelverse has reaffirmed that in their startup world, nothing gets lost in translation. The AndesBeat community would like to extend an uber huge congratulations and big love to Babelverse who took 3rd place at LeWeb Startup Competition 2011, from a pool of more than 600 applicants!!

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