Gengo is a web-based human translation platform headquartered in Tokyo. The platform currently draws from a network of approximately 20,000+ pre-tested translators working across 37 languages. Translations can be ordered via direct order or API integration. The company name, "Gengo," comes from the Japanese word for "language." Users can order translations through Gengos direct order form or API. Gengo’s API was launched in April 2010. It allows developers to integrate Gengo’s translation platform into third-party applications or web sites and is aimed at the translation of dynamic content such as blog posts and product descriptions on e-commerce sites. The API is integrated with services such as YouTube and Drupal. Gengo was founded in 2008 by Matthew Romaine and Robert Laing. Prior to starting Gengo, Matthew was an audio research engineer and translator with Sony Corporation, and Robert headed Moresided, a UK-based design agency. Prior to its early 2012 rebranding, the company was known as "myGengo."