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GROWBOT RAISES US1.7m based on a CHATBOT SUBSCRIPTION MODEL
Growbot has raised US$1.7m in 2 rounds from 4 investors: Slack, General Catalyst, Inventus Capital Partners and XSeed Capital. Growbot is a professional support Chatbot that provides a way for employees to give and receive feedback. As it learns the behaviour of an employee it provides personalized suggestions such as suggested questions to ask peers. The insights are fed into an HR system. Growbot is available on the Slack platform. Its subscription model is based on Free, Premium and Enterprise.
STATSBOT RAISES US1.93m based on a CHATBOT SUBSCRIPTION MODEL
Statsbot has raised US$1.93m in 3 rounds from 7 investors including Slack, 500 Startups, Betaworks, Eniac Ventures, Innovation Endeavors and the Chernin Group. Statsbot helps measure the performance of teams. Its subscription model is based on Basic, Professional and Ultimate.
PANDORABOTS INC USES a CHATBOT SUBSCRIPTION MODEL
Pandorabots is a platform for building and deploying artificially intelligent Chatbots. Over 225,000 registered developers have built 285,000+ Chatbots in almost every natural language. These Chatbots have engaged in more than 3 billion interactions (dialogue-steps) across a variety of channels including web, mobile, hardware robots and home hubs, and popular messaging platforms like Twitter, Telegram, Kik, Line, and Slack. Its subscription model is based on Developer, Production, Traction and Enterprise.
CHATBOTS IN FINANCIAL SERVICES RECEIVE POSITIVE ENDORSEMENT
A recent survey conducted by Accenture focused on the UK consumer market willingness to receive chatbot advice in financial services, resulted in a positive endorsement:
- 74% for deciding which insurance coverage to purchase
- 74% for deciding which investments to make
- 71% for deciding which bank to use for opening an account
- 68% for advising on retirement planning
CHATBOT MARKET GROWTH UNTIL 2025
According to new report by Grand View Research the Chatbot market is expected to grow rapidly until 2025. The research claims the key players associated with the global chatbot market are
In my opinion, Google is still on the outside with Apple trailing a long way back; in addition WeChat should really be regarded as a market leader.
The report claims other players making inroads are:
- Astute Solutions
- Haptik Inc
- Imperson Ltd
- Kasisto Inc
- Kiwi Inc
- Pandorabots Inc.
- Slack Technologies Inc.
- ToyTalk (PullString Inc.)
- Yahoo Inc.