Trint selected to joining SPROCKIT community alongside elite startups and corporate members in the media, entertainment and technology community.
London, England– 17 October 2017 – Trint, an automated transcription tool that creates almost instant transcripts that can be easily edited, today announced its participation in the SPROCKIT global community program. SPROCKIT curates, connects and fosters collaboration among leading media, entertainment and technology companies and market-ready startups to bring innovative products, services and revenue models to market.
Since its launch, the London-based startup has seen consistent double-digit growth in revenue and customers each month, amassing more than 10,000 regular users in its first year including Vice Media, Associated Press, Washington Post, and Fast Company. In June 2017, Trint closed US$3.1 million in Pre-Series A funding from a global roster of investors and tech leaders. Trint’s Pre-Series A funding was led by Horizons Labs the Hong Kong-based seed fund operated by the managers of Li Ka-Shing’s Horizons Ventures.
“In our first year, Trint has seen tremendous growth and we’re excited to join SPROCKIT to help us reach the next level” said Jeff Kofman, co-founder of Trint.
SPROCKIT connects startups with elite corporate companies, including FOX, Google, HCL Technologies, Hearst Television, Samsung NEXT, TEGNA, Univision and Verizon Digital Media, to help each other form mutually beneficial partnerships. Members participate in a variety of well-attended events throughout the year, including day-long SPROCKIT Syncs in Los Angeles, Silicon Valley and New York City and the SPROCKIT Hub at the annual NAB Show in Las Vegas, to foster communication and collaboration.
Past participants have completed both funding and partnership deals
“I’m so pleased to welcome Trint to this year’s SPROCKIT class,” said Harry Glazer, founder and CEO, SPROCKIT. “Members recognize the media, entertainment and technology sectors are exponentially evolving, and we must work together and learn from each other to quickly adapt and stay innovative”
Since the inaugural class launched in 2013, more than emerging 100 companies have participated in the SPROCKIT program, connecting with leading corporate companies and other startups to help each other drive business results and advance the media, entertainment and technology industries.
SPROCKIT is a global community that curates, connects and fosters collaboration among leading media, entertainment and technology companies and market-ready startups to bring innovative products, services and revenue models to market. Since its launch in 2013, more than 100 emerging companies have participated in SPROCKIT, many of which have experienced successful funding rounds, partnerships and acquisitions with companies including SPROCKIT’s corporate sponsors. Learn more at http://sprockitglory.com/.
Founded in 2015, Trint is the first automated transcription service to combine a text editor and an audio/video player into one easy-to-use tool, making it possible to search recorded content by keywords, verify by re-listening to just that portion of an interview, and edit a transcript to perfection in minutes. Backed by funding and support from Google Digital News Initiative, Knight Enterprise Fund, BBC Worldwide Labs, and Cisco, Trint is transforming the management of recorded content in 13 languages with a unique collection of features that includes instant search of recorded content, easy speaker identification, instant timing, and a variety of formats for export as a text document or subtitles.