About the company

memoQ is the developer of memoQ TMS and memoQ translator pro. Putting the user at the center, both products augment their processes with cutting-edge translation management features, empowering the user to increase their productivity.



Peter Reynolds


Our primary focus is the premium translation sector. This is where professional translators and project managers must play an essential role in the process. Our technology plus the users' skills and experience offers augmented translation.


Balázs Kis

Co-Founder, Co-CEO

Our customers are talented and knowledgeable professionals. They have the skills and the know-how to create and run the most intricate localization workflows-and how to use our technology effectively to do that. memoQ's purpose is to ensure that our customers don't simply get the work done-but that they thrive in it.



Quality is one of the pillars on which we built our company. With that in mind, we equipped our translation environment with the latest quality assurance modules, thus enabling our users to deliver consistent quality translations.


We are serious about security. All of our solutions conform to the highest security standards when it comes to data protection and policies. We are ISO27001 certified, and our cloud deployment options are hosted on Microsoft Azure with five different regional centers across the globe.


Highly customizable workflow automation, filters, settings, SDKs, and APIs-the most versatile brick in the translation industry.


Our direction of product development is strictly determined by the interests of our users and their feature requests.


We pride ourselves on providing outstanding support to all our customers. memoQ support is available 24/5, and according to a recent survey, 96% of our clients were happy with their experience.

The memoQ difference

Every day, we work hard to make the life of translators and project managers easier by providing them with the latest translation technology. Their know-how paired with our translation environment enable them to thrive in their work.

Product management & development

We continuously add, and update features tailored to meet the needs of the premium translation sector. Much of what we do comes from listening carefully to our customers!

Supporting our users

memoQ takes pride in its support available to all clients. From extensive onboarding and training to outstanding 24/5 support by our expert team, our users have help in every step of their translation journey.

Idea Portal

The Idea Portal is a transparent and interactive portal where all memoQ users with a valid SMA can submit, comment, vote, and track the status of ideas, engaging directly with other users in the memoQ community as well as memoQ's product development team.

memoQ community

memoQ is not just a translation environment-it's a community. Becoming a memoQ user also means becoming part of a community of localization professionals.


Three days of workshops, presentations, and networking opportunities in Budapest where users can meet the people behind memoQ, exchange ideas, and broaden their network in an informal - yet professional - environment.

memoQ academy

memoQ academy offers free and paid courses regardless of experience. From beginners to advanced users, our training materials cover it all.

Our story

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memoQ's team solutions - such as memoQ server - have been collectively transformed into a full-fledged, highly customizable translation management system, called memoQ TMS, to reflect its evolvement throughout the years.

2017 - 2019

  • Kilgray changes its name, based on its flagship product, to memoQ Translation Technologies
  • memoQ ranks as the fastest growing TMS on SaaS 1000
  • The establishment of memoQ Canada

2012 - 2014

  • memoQ wins the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 award. In 2012, memoQ was ranked 3rd among Hungary's fastest-growing technology companies, and 23rd in the Central European Fast 50 ranking. The program ranks 50 fast-growing technology companies, public or private, based on percentage revenue growth.  
  • memoQ wins the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 award for the second time. In 2013, memoQ was ranked 2nd in Hungary, and 13th in the Central European Fast 50 ranking.
  • memoQ wins its third Deloitte Technology Fast 50 award in the Central European region.


  • First-ever memoQ server sold
  • memoQ Germany was founded; The very first memoQfest was held
  • The introduction of Qterm, the advanced terminology management system built on memoQ fundamentals

2004 - 2006

  • memoQ was created by three passionate language technologists in 2004. While working on several collaborative translation projects at the time, they envisioned a new translation management system. Kilgray Translation Technologies was founded. 
  • The first recorded use of memoQ server
  • memoQ version 1.1 along with memoQ server released to the public in April, followed by memoQ 2.0 in November; the first memoQ license was sold to a Hungarian translator
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The people behind memoQ

Even though we are headquartered in Budapest, Hungary, the memoQ team is made up of people from all over the world speaking over 15 languages.

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Common goal

Every day, we work hard to facilitate the life of translators and project managers by providing them with the latest translation technology. Their know-how paired with our translation environment enable them to thrive with their work.

Our offices around the world

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