Regis Arzu - CoVoice
Translation & Interpretation ServiceMar 22, 2023
About the author:
Regis Arzu was born and raised in the Bronx, NY. He had a challenging upbringing growing up in the projects surrounded by gangs and drugs. However, his determination to build a better life for himself led him to explore new opportunities, and he landed a job in banking. With over 15 years of experience in the banking leadership industry. What he enjoyed most was working with customers and sharing his knowledge of how money works. Through hard work and smart investments, Regis was able to purchase a few properties and start his own business, CoVoice (https://www.covoice.io/), where he is now his own boss and runs the business with his brother. His journey is a testament to the power of hard work, self-belief, and perseverance in achieving your dreams.
“Those who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do." - Steve Jobs
I live by those famous words.
I remember being on a plane from New York to Colorado a few years ago, heading to a place I had never been before. I was filled with a sense of excitement and determination to do something amazing when I landed. Looking back, I realized that I was crazy - in a good way!
Who buys a one-way ticket to Colorado from New York City without ever visiting it? My friends in New York were puzzled and teased me, asking, “Are you going to talk with mountain goats and build snow castles?” At the time, that's what they thought Coloradans did. But I didn't know what I was going to do. I just knew I had to do something to change my life.
Growing up as a poor first-generation American in the projects with rats and roaches, both my parents from Honduras came to this new world to give us a better life. I moved out at eighteen and lived in some scary, dangerous places, but I was crazy enough to believe that I deserved better.
After a few years of living in Colorado, I built a great career in banking and became the first in my family to purchase three homes. But I knew that wasn't enough. I became crazy enough to believe I could change the world. So my brother and I created CoVoice.
CoVoice is an app that connects a person needing interpreting services to an interpreter. Imagine a world with no language barriers, where people who do not speak English can enjoy the same privileges in life as those who speak English in America. This includes attending parent-teacher conferences, communicating with mechanics about car problems, and explaining medical issues to doctors without the need for phone calls, waiting, or searching for specific interpreters. CoVoice plans to create that world one day! (https://www.youtube.com/embed/ZH_duNk26iI)
For now, we're available on the app store and do not interpret for medical or legal purposes, but will provide those services in the near future.
Whenever you daydream and see yourself doing something amazing to change the world, don't let self-doubt creep in. Instead, reprogram your brain to think, "I'm crazy enough to do it!" You've faced numerous challenges in life that have tested your limits and capabilities. And like a great stock pick, you just keep going up. You can change the world for the better; you just have to believe you're crazy enough to do it - and embrace that craziness!
Contact Regis Arzu at his email Regis.Arzu@CoVoice.io