Cedar Rapids-Based Connectivity to Launch peopl, THE Interpreter Marketplace

Connectivity, one the largest networks of highly skilled interpreters, language service providers (LSPs) and transcribers is proud to announce its dynamic new online marketplace, (peopl) an unmatched Virtual Participant Engagement Network (VPEN).Connectivity today unveiled the most significant development in its 5-year history as it moves beyond language services and now connects fulfillment with demand, call centers with experts with its online marketplace, peopl.

Connectivity is now adding subject matter experts regardless of customers’ geographic locations so that they can connect with the resources and talent needed on a particular day. This global market strategy is one of the first of its kind to focus on multiple industries simultaneously and peopl’s customers now have unprecedented access to the highest skilled interpreters and their offerings in peopl where they all come to one place for a truly high definition engagement for their businesses.

Having already transformed where people go to access and request live and on-site interpretation services, Connectivity is now taking this same “people first” approach beyond B2C and B2B to the H2H (Human to Human) offerings. The difference is to simultaneously provide a marketplace for people to expand their careers from their passions and offer unique opportunities to become global with an unprecedented platform.

Peopl’s transformative interpretation services and support combined with a platform that offers high definition engagement experiences for all of customers is not only first to market; but best in class. With people, Connectivity can also leverage and integrate its live worldwide network of multi-lingual teams for video translation 24/7/365 supporting over 200 languages.

“Our reputation has always been in providing our expert interpreter network with opportunities to be a part of the new global market. Now combine that with the best pricing structure in the industry and you now have a game changing offering with a long-term residual,” said Tom Kielty, President and CEO of Connectivity. “If you are planning to deploy video and integrate content from your existing systems and tools to provide a seamless experience for each of your customers but want to differentiate yourself among your competition, this new network available at http://www.peopl.live is exactly what we had in mind when we launched it.”

About Connectivity:
Connectivity, located in both Cedar Rapids, IA and Bedminster, NJ, is the communication catalyst to propel your expert business solutions by offering transformative interpretation services and support with global multilingual teams all combined with a live platform offering high definition engagement. Connectivity enables VRI but also multiple communication capabilities including adaptive broadband with ubiquitous connectivity. In conjunction with Student 2 Science (S2S), Connectivity has developed a fully interactive web-based distance learning program which can conduct simultaneous professional development for teachers, provide “train the trainer” opportunities, and empower high school students to develop the necessary skills to do peer-to-peer mentoring and teaching to support elementary, middle and high school science curricula. This program uses Connectivity to link students with real scientists in real labs with modern equipment.


The counseling and support we received from the EDC team during our start-up years had a huge impact on our success. And now, we continue to benefit from our EDC relationship with ongoing business and sales coaching and the connections that are helping us grow much faster than the rest of our industry. The Creative Corridor is blessed to have such a strong force for spawning new business.

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