Our journey

“The company that doesn’t view change as a positive challenge is a dying company”

Robert Etches, October 1999
2021
2020
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2018
2015
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2004
1995
1993

2021

Patent proceedings initiated for five elements of the Exfluency™ platform

Exfluency onboards its first SME community and first customer

Operational stress testing in partnership with large Healthcare corporation

2020

Robert Etches and Anna Pietruszka formulate the Exfluency™ core value: the Power of Sharing

Exfluency launches its PoC platform

2019

A token economy is formulated. Exfluency’s payment token, XFL, receives approval from the Swiss authorities

With Anna, Robert conceives the concept that the Exfluency™ Community must embrace everyone, regardless of religion, personal or professional status, wealth, or gender identity

2018

Jaromir Dzialo and Krzysztof Zdanowski introduce Robert to Blockchain

Dimitri Stoquart comes up with the name of the new company: Exfluency™!

Robert commences work on Exfluency. His point of departure is one sentence: The limits of my language are the limits of my world. Ludwig Wittgenstein, 1921

Exfluency is founded. The company leverages hybrid intelligence in the form of a translation platform combining blockchain and language technology with a community of bilingual subject matter experts

2015

Robert and Torben Dahl Jensen introduce Statistical Machine Translation (SMT) as a standard element in translation operations

2014

With Britta Aagaard, Robert formulates the concept of Sustainable Communication™

With Britta and Torben, Robert develops MindLincs™, a holistic translation portal

2013

With Chris Rowley and Torben Dahl Jensen, Robert runs a crowdsourcing pilot for a large toy manufacturer

2004

With Daniel Carlsson, Robert develops Word Bank™, an online terminology and product text platform

1995

With Gunnar Carlsson, Robert founds The Word Management Group – the 13 companies share translation data once a month on DVD

1993

Robert develops Ink I: the first of four Translation Management Systems