AI startup Botworx.ai raises $3 mn in seed investment

For-Tessol-Story-VC_ThinkstockPhotos-515738556Botworx.ai, a conversational commerce platform, has raised $3 million in seed investment led by Costanoa Ventures with support from SV Angel, according to a post on the company website. The California-based company will use the new capital to build its platform and enable brands to acquire, engage and transact with consumers through popular messaging apps […]

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Exclusive: AI startup Niki.ai raises additional funding from Unilazer

ThinkstockPhotos-514564575Bengaluru-based artificial intelligence startup Niki.ai has raised Rs 3 crore in a new round of funding led by Haresh Chawla, a partner at India Value Fund Advisors (IVFA). Existing investor Ronnie Screwvala’s Unilazer Ventures also participated in this round, the startup disclosed in its ROC filings. Niki.ai co-founder Sachin Jaiswal declined to comment. Both Chawla […]

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Five Indian chatbots that are changing the game

chatChatting robots or chatbots are slowly but steadily entering our lives. From booking flights or bus tickets to getting the most appropriate insurance plan, chatbots are changing the game of getting things done by simply using a messaging app. A host of ventures are emerging to help make life easier for chatbot users. While chatbots […]

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Ratan Tata backs artificial intelligence startup Niki.ai

Ratan TataBangalore-based artificial intelligence startup Niki.ai has raised an undisclosed amount of investment from Ratan Tata, chairman emeritus of Tata Sons. Existing investor Ronnie Screwvala’s Unilazer Ventures also participated in this funding round. In October 2015, Unilazer had invested an undisclosed amount in the startup, and also made a commitment of a follow-on investment round of […]

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Ronnie Screwvala’s Unilazer seedfunds AI startup Niki.ai

Ronnie Screwvala’s Unilazer Ventures has invested an undisclosed amount in seed funding in a stealth-mode artificial intelligence (AI) startup named Niki.ai. The funds will be primarily utilised for product development and expansion of service offerings. Unilazer has also made a commitment of a follow-on investment round of up to Rs 5 crore, the company said […]

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