TextMaster offers a professional online translation service that enables businesses to easily expand their international reach. By combining advanced technology with a network of verified expert translators, TextMaster is redefining how businesses handle translation. Clients can access TextMaster online or through a wide range of integrations and partners. More than 5000 companies in 110 countries trust TextMaster to optimise their translation workflow.
Gone are the days of one-way messages from companies! Today, businesses need to engage in an ongoing dialogue with their users. They don’t want to simply buy from you, they want to learn, grow, and evolve. This is where sharing valuable information is essential in building two-way communication. At TextMaster, our goal is to facilitate this dialogue through multilingual content creation. As business has become more globalised, it has also become more localised, with a stronger focus on celebrating regional cultural and linguistic preferences. That is why we put an equal emphasis on content writing and translation because everyone deserves to be part of your dialogue, no matter what language they speak.
Thibault Lougnon Chief Executive Officer
With over 10 years of experience in the startup sphere, Thibault was previously the Partner of Chausson Finance, a private equity firm that specialises in financing innovative companies through venture capital. While at Chausson, he oversaw the financing of more than 30 startups, including Sarenza, Viadeo, Webedia and Konbini. A serial entrepreneur, Thibault also founded and co-founded many successful companies involved in ecommerce and online content. He originally joined the company in 2013 as an investor before taking the leadership position in order to accelerate expansion across Europe, North America and Asia.
Alexandre Ponsin Chief Technical Officer
Alexandre Ponsin brings over 10 years of experience in managing large-scale global IT projects in France, Hong Kong and the US. He co-founded TextMaster in 2011 after seeing the need to bring a modern, technology-based approach to the traditional translation and copywriting industries. As CTO, Alexandre manages the creation and development of the online platform as well as the plugins and API.
François Déchelette Area Manager EMEA
François Déchelette started his career at Groupon France where his role was to establish a presence in Morocco. He went on to build the Groupon Shopping business in France followed by the online fashion website MyBrands. In 2013, he joined TextMaster to develop its business in Europe after its first round of funding. Today he manages the sales department and builds partnerships across EMEA.
Alven Capital Venture Capital Firm
Alven Capital is a European independent venture capital firm with €120M under management. Since its creation in 2000, Alven Capital has funded over 70 companies and sold over 40 portfolio firms, mainly in the Internet, media and IT sectors. The firm backs companies on a long-term basis, focusing on developing strategy, external growth and exit.
Fabrice Grinda Founder of OLX, Zingy, Aucland
Fabrice Grinda is a serial entrepreneur and business angel with over 15 years of investment experience in the United States and Europe. In 2006, he cofounded OLX, one of the largest free online classified ad sites in the world. Previously, he had founded Zingy Inc., one of the largest wireless media companies in the Americas and Aucland SA, one of the top three auction sites in Europe. Today, he is an angel investor in over 100 companies in different industries.
Geoffroy Bragadir Founder of Empruntis
In 2000, Geoffroy Bragadir founed Empruntis, one of the largest insurance comparison websites in France. After selling the company to Covéa for €100 million, he went on to join Aurinvest, a private equity firm, where he is currently part of the investment committee.
Thibaud Elzière Founder of Fotolia
Thibaud founded Fotolia in 2004, which went on to become on of the leaders in micro stock photography. Fotolia raised over $200 million from TA Associates and KKR Kohlberg Kravtiz Roberts before being sold in 2014 to Adobe for $800 million. Following this success, he became a serial entrepreneur, co-founding a variety of startups through eFounders, an innovative studio specialised in the creation and funding of startups, which he himself founded in 2011.
Cédric Siré Founder of Webedia/Allociné
With a diverse range of managerial expertise, Cédric Siré cofounded the online media company Webedia in 2007. He then went on to then launched PurePeople and continued to create and acquire over a dozen online publishing businesses. In 2013 he sold Webedia to Fimalac Groupe. Today, the sites attract an audience of more than 19 million viewers every month.
Our History in a Few Words
€2M Series A
10 million words written
Opening of NYC Office
50 million words written
Reached 5,000 clients
TextMaster is trusted by 5,000 customers around the world for high quality translation, content writing and proofreading services.