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The two internet language apps we speak to today carpet bomb us with data. The one that jumps out for context is that only 9.87% Indians use English as their first, second or third language. That we have not been able to verify, however, the other data segway into today’s entrepreneurship journey is, according to a KPMG report, only 1% of content on the web is in an Indian language. The rest, is in English. Or French. Or Spanish.
Sandeep Nulkar and Nitin Raj Gupta saw the opportunity peeping from behind the elitist dominance of the English language on the internet.
Vernac Language Solutions and Mall 91, both cater to the needs of non-English speaking Indians. Let’s meet the lingo merchants.
Vernac Language Technology offers a solution to corporates who wish to convert their data into Indian languages. Says Sandeep Nulkar, founder, “About 90% of Indians cannot access the internet simply because it is not in their language. According to one study, 9.87% Indians use English as their first, second or third language.”
The situation would have remained negl...