About - Volatia News

VOLATIA featured in Roanoke Times special section

May 21, 2017 Media

VOLATIA is among 10 Roanoke-area businesses featured in a Roanoke Times special section, Business Briefing, on May 28. The section was produced to commemorate Virginia Business Appreciation Month.

Reporter Sandra Brown Kelly writes this about the company:

"Volatia, headquartered in Grandin Village, supports 280-plus languages and has become a strong competitor in one of the country's fastest-growing industries. The U.S. Department of Labor Statistics has projected a 29 percent growth rate for the industry from 2014 to 2024."

The article features VOLATIA CEO Baraka Kasango, who told Kelly about his early experience starting the company:

"The best business advice I ever received was to hire professionals … hire the right person. You have to pay the price."

Read the rest of the article.

Photo by The Roanoke Times



Recent Posts

Categories

All
Compliance
Events
Media

Industry News

Save 23% on the CM Translator Instant Language Translation Device
We have a great deal on the CM Translator Instant Language Translation Device in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store today, you can save 23% off the normal price. The CM Translator ...
This $99 handheld translator is a must-have for your next vacation abroad
Luckily, you don’t need to spend months learning a new language to prepare for your dream vacation. All you need is this $99 CM Translator. The CM Translator is a small handhe...
The ideal device for anyone too lazy to learn a new language
All you have to do is hold down the button of the CM Translator and say a phrase. It will speak the phrase back in Chinese, Spanish, Arabic, Japanese, French, or any other of ...
This Pocket-Sized Device Translates 42 Languages
CM Translator currently translates 42 languages, which accounts for more than 90 percent of the world's countries. Take translation into your own hands. CM Translator is avail...
Donald Trump's perplexed Italian translator reminded us why some jobs are best kept invisible
Look at the face of translator sitting behind Trump ... she makes sense of complex meanings and renders them into another language. Regardless of what she was truly thinking, ...
These hilarious English-language signs have definitely been lost in translation
These quirky pictures show how English language can be distorted entirely with just a ... into any one of these bizarre fixtures on their next holiday. Dictionaries and interp...
Confusion of Donald Trump’s Italian interpreter goes viral – why some jobs are meant to be invisible
Taking notes and listening carefully as the leaders spoke, ready to translate ... another language. Regardless of what she was truly thinking, the incident shows a rare occurr...
The Human Side of Translation
English is an amazing language for playing with words ... At the book launch in London, I had the honor of meeting Oana, a French translator, and that was the first translator...
Twitter can’t get enough of this sign language interpreter’s dancing at Atlanta Pride
Atlanta Pride attracts some of the most decorated and exciting people, and among them was one American Sign Language interpreter, who has gone viral for his jubilant dancing. ...
Discover Samsung’s real-time translator app that converts any language
If you don’t succeed in learning languages, you could surely use a translation app. S Translator translates spoken words, as well as entire texts. It’s not the best invention ...
Meet the Expressive Sign Language Interpreter Inspiring the Masses With His Jubilant Dancing
“We have a hearing interpreter who listens to the songs and relays to me. Then I translate into ASL,” he explained. Because ASL is a visual language, some lyrics — like “slap ...
Language Barriers May Mean Repeat Visits to the Hospital
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Language barriers between doctors and patients may translate into return visits to the ... including the hospitals in this study, ...