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Conversational A.I. Startup Receives $50 Million in Fresh Funding
June 11, 2019
A.I. startup Clinc is fresh off of a $50 million fundraising round. Dr. Lingjia Tang, COO and Co-Founder of Clinc, joined Cheddar to talk about how this new capital will be put to use.
How Truman's Lowers Our Carbon Footprint With its Refillable Bottles
Oct 11, 2019
Texas A.I. Company SparkCognition Raises $100 Million
SparkCognition is now one of the most valuable A.I. startups in the country, thanks to $100 million in fresh funding. Amir Husain, Founder & CEO of SparkCognition, joined Cheddar to discuss the recent raise.
Oct 29, 2018
A.I. Platform Conversica Secures $31 Million In Funding to Build Out Fleet of Virtual Assistants
The CEO of Conversica, a developer of "conversational A.I.," told Cheddar on Monday that it plans to use its $31 million Series C funding round, the largest infusion of its kind in its industry, to expand its fleet of virtual assistants. Conversica currently provides A.I. "assistants" for sales and marketing, which are programmed to follow up with potential customers by email or text message and then pass the most promising leads to a real-life salesperson. CEO Alex Terry said the company will use the funding to make its assistants smarter, and also to expand into new industries. He said the company just launched an assistant for higher education admissions and has one in the pipeline for customer success departments. Terry said the company also puts its money where its mouth is by using their own assistants in Conversica's marketing, sales, and other departments.
Oct 14, 2019
Relativity Space Raises $140 Million to 3D Print Rockets
Relativity Space 3D prints rockets and its just raised $140 million. The Series C funding round was led by Bond and Tribe Capital. Relativity says this funding will allow it to complete the development of its Terran 1 rocket and reach orbit by 2021. Eliana Fu, Raw Materials Engineer at Relativity Space, joined Cheddar to discuss the technology behind the rockets.