AI-driven voice assistant PolyAI raises $14M round led by Khosla Ventures

“Conversational AI” startup PolyAI, based out of London, has raised $14 million in a funding round led by Silicon Valley’s Khosla Ventures, with participation from existing investors (Point72 Ventures, Amadeus Capital, Sands Capital Ventures, Passion Capital and Entrepreneur First). This follows their $12 million Series A, and will provide resources for further U.S. expansion beyond […]

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Nate Joens, Co-Founder, Head of Innovation & Past CEO at Structurely, Interviewed on Influential Entrepreneurs Podcast About How Sales & Marketing Teams Use AI Automation

Nate Joens, the co-founder and past CEO of Structurely discusses how they’re using AI to transform the process of cultivating leads. During the interview, Nate discusses his extraordinary value proposition that helps sales teams spend more time closing and less time qualifying  with conversational artificial intelligence that responds to, qualifies and nurtures your online leads. Structurely assists prospective customers in text discussions, up to the point the customer is ready to begin working with a live agent. Listen to the interview on the Business Innovators Radio Network   https://businessinnovatorsradio.com/interview-with-nate-joens-co-founder-head-of-innovation-and-past-ceo-at-structurely/  …

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Headout raises $12M, plans to hire 150+ people as domestic travel rebounds

The travel industry was one of the hardest hit by the pandemic, and startup Headout was no exception. A marketplace that let tourists make same-day bookings for tours, events and activities, the app expanded around the world after launching in 2015. Then COVID-19 hit. But business is growing again thanks to rebounds in domestic travel and […]

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