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1 year ago

An AI-based chatbot that helps you with your fitness goals. The bot offers customized workouts based on your goals, goals, and history.

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1 year ago

A chatbot that takes a text message and pulls up the relevant information

920
11 months ago

A chat bot that helps you find the cheapest flights to your destination, set alerts for when prices drop, and handle tons of other travel-related tasks. The startup is focused on helping travelers manage their itineraries and get the most out of their travel.

840
3 months ago

This startup is building a mobile app that delivers on-demand cleaning services to customers via the app. It comes with a mobile phone app and an autonomous robot that supports the platform.

439
1 year ago

A startup that lets users create their own “digital assistant”, a chatbot that works with text, voice, and image commands.

393
1 year ago

A startup to find and buy used furniture, which makes the process easier for both buyers and sellers. The company is currently in beta, with the site having been live on a small scale for just over a year.

277
1 year ago

Two different hardware startups that aim to help businesses set up a server farm on the cheap. Both claim their products are the lowest-cost solution for businesses looking to set up a private cloud.

207
11 months ago

A payment system that works with both cash and digital currency.

190
11 months ago

A “self-learning” bot that changes the color of the background of your Facebook profile pic based on your mood.

188
11 months ago

A platform that allows both consumer and business users to collect and share data about their lives with the goal of helping them improve their health and save money.

160
10 months ago

A food delivery service using robots

160
11 months ago

A startup that’s building an AI-enabled chatbot for legal services. The company has $1 million in seed funding.

151
1 year ago

A platform that makes it easy for restaurants to streamline the food order process for both customers and their back-of-house staff.

139
11 months ago

This company sells a chatbot that answers work-related questions. The startup says there is a $22.5 billion market for this type of service.

139
1 year ago

A bot that can automate the process of selling products on Craigslist, on Craigslist, and on other sites where it can be sold. The product is geared towards online retailers.

134
1 year ago

A startup that is a chatbot that provides short-term mental health support

133
1 year ago

A chatbot that can let people know when their friends are sexually active.

132
1 year ago

A chatbot that tracks the status of a shipment by tracking the shipping carrier and making deliveries.

127
1 year ago

A chatbot that organizes your orders and delivery for you. It currently has a team of 3, has raised about $1 million, and is focused on San Francisco for now.

124
1 year ago

This is a company that wants to build an artificial intelligence chatbot that can check in with your company or your clients regularly to make sure they’re doing OK.

123
11 months ago

A chatbot that helps customers troubleshoot their phone bill with live chat support.

123
1 year ago

A personal robot designed to help people with mobility impairments, with a goal to help them live more independently and improve daily living.

121
1 year ago

An AI chatbot that helps you diagnose your own symptoms and signs, and get you connected to a doctor or pharmacist.

121
1 year ago

An AI bot for doctors, to help them diagnose patients and see more patients.

120
1 year ago

A startup that provides a digital labeling system for wine bottles.

120
1 year ago

This startup is building a chatbot that connects users with the best doctor for their ailment based on their symptoms.

119
1 year ago

A chatbot that gives real-time insight into what users are doing on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and helps them avoid the most toxic content.

118
1 year ago

A customized AI-powered chatbot that helps you optimize your online dating experience.

118
1 year ago

A digital insurance company that enables companies to offer health plans. It’s currently working with both employers and individuals.

117
1 year ago

A company that builds the “Airbnb for internships”, connecting students with companies looking for summer interns. It’s a platform that allows both internships to be created and offers a marketplace for applications.

117
11 months ago

A startup that’s looking to build a chatbot that can serve as a digital concierge for your home. The startup is already working with a few dozen home service providers to offer its AI-powered service.

117
1 year ago

A platform that turns Slack into a tool for building and managing bots. Currently in beta.

116
1 year ago

A chatbot that helps people learn how to kickstart conversations and build rapport quickly. The startup is working on a demo with YC.

115
1 year ago

A chat bot that lets people through meditation than can be used to help people battle depression

115
1 year ago

This startup is building a chatbot that helps you figure out what to put on your resume.

115
1 year ago

A tool for building and deploying chat bots.

113
1 year ago

An AI chatbot which answers questions on Quora, a question and answer site. It’s still early days for Quora’s bot, which answers around 1,000 questions a day on topics like “How to study” and “How to organize your life”.

112
1 year ago

A chatbot that aims to help people better understand their credit score and make more informed decisions about credit.

112
11 months ago

A chatbot that helps personal financial management. The startup is looking to build a platform that aggregates data from a variety of online and offline sources to provide financial guidance and advice to its users.

112
1 year ago

A logistics company building an app to let consumers plan their own personal deliveries with the help of a robot.

111
1 year ago

An AI-powered bot that helps people find and stay in touch with their friends. The bot, which launched in beta in May, has over 100,000 users and is being tested with some of the biggest social media companies.

111
11 months ago

A chatbot that can help pharmaceutical sales reps sell products more effectively.

111
1 year ago

A startup that uses a combination of machine learning, chatbot technology, and artificial intelligence to provide real-time intelligence for corporate clients.

110
1 year ago

An AI-powered chatbot that can respond to questions about a person’s current location, and provide more detailed answers as you learn more about their habits.

108
1 year ago

An artificial intelligence bot that helps family members and caregivers monitor their elderly parents’ health.

108
1 year ago

This startup helps companies get customer support from their existing customers. The company uses their own chatbot to answer customer support questions.

108
1 year ago

A tool to create a photo-realistic simulation of an office environment with a 3D avatar. Its founders say it’s the first 3D avatar platform that is both accessible and real-time.

107
1 year ago

This startup is building a chatbot app for dental patients. It will teach patients about their oral health and the best way to maintain it.

107
11 months ago

Slack is a chat system for teams that uses a chatbot-like interface. The startup’s bot is called “Dalai,” whose goal is to make the process of building a Slack team a smooth experience.

107
1 year ago

A “cool” conference that focuses on both thought leadership and new technological trends.

106
1 year ago

A startup aiming to develop a “smart pill bottle” that monitors and helps consumers better manage their medicine.

106
1 year ago

A startup that offers a text-based platform for live chat conversations with the aid of AI. The company is developing a chatbot that can provide personalized answers to questions.

106
1 year ago

A company that makes both low-cost and premium products for the fashion industry. The premium products include the T-shirt, the slim-fit denim, and the leather jacket. The company is also manufacturing a line of eyewear, and it recently launched a line of knitwear for women.

106
1 year ago

Idea: A Slackbot that helps companies manage their customer service issues without forcing them to switch from Slack to a separate service

105
1 year ago

A group of MIT engineers are building a robot that will be able to remove contaminated oil spills from beaches.

105
1 year ago

A chatbot that connects you with friends, family, and colleagues when you’re in the hospital.

105
1 year ago

A tool for helping people collaborate and communicate via text, email, and phone. The startup’s product is a Slack chatbot that helps users talk about topics, track conversations, set reminders, and so forth.

105
1 year ago

Tech company that builds bots and machine learning tools to help companies build chatbots and build intelligence into their digital interactions.

105
11 months ago

This startup is building a new approach to accounting where companies can be both the “source” and “destination” of revenue, for the purpose of calculating tax liabilities.

105
1 year ago

A chatbot that monitors and keeps track of the health conditions of your friends and family.

104
1 year ago

A startup that is building a mobile app to help connect owners of both old and new cars in a seamless way, using data from the car itself and from the cloud to provide information.

103
1 year ago

This search engine is trying to build the next generation of search results, with a focus on both social media and deep links.

103
1 year ago

This startup is building a payment platform to help rural local businesses accept credit cards. The startup is based in the Philippines and has been working with both credit cards and bank-issued debit cards in the country.

103
1 year ago

A chatbot that helps you navigate the world of digital marketing.

103
1 year ago

A new kind of company that uses algorithms and machine learning to predict how well its customers will do in the future. Possible applications include helping companies set up 401k plans that are as good for their employees as they are for the company’s bottom line.

103
1 year ago

This startup is building a chatbot that connects

103
1 year ago

A chatbot that helps parents save money by helping them negotiate deals with companies

103
1 year ago

A company that provides an AI-powered chatbot that helps customer service reps improve their customer interactions.

103
1 year ago

A platform for developers to build chatbots on. The startup enables developers to build software that can mimic human conversations.

103
1 year ago

An all-purpose tool for both small and large businesses, for everything from invoicing to asset management. The business is currently doing $20M in annual sales.

102
1 year ago

A startup that wants to use natural language processing to make it easier to integrate chatbots into your business.

102
1 year ago

The startup wants to build a smart little robot to help you get out of a chair.

102
1 year ago

A Facebook Messenger bot to order groceries from local stores and deliver them to your home. The company launched in 2017 as a way to increase delivery speeds, with the goal being to make deliveries within 30 minutes of the order being placed.

102
1 year ago

A Facebook Messenger bot that helps you order takeout or delivery without having to call a restaurant.

101
1 year ago

This startup aims to help chatbots learn from user inputs and be used in a number of enterprise use cases.

101
1 year ago

This startup is building a bot that helps you build your website with an interactive quiz based on the questions you ask.

100
1 year ago

A startup that aims to make it easier to clean your house by using robots.

100
1 year ago

A company that sells a “robot for your car”, allowing you to schedule deliveries and have them fixed remotely.

99
1 year ago

A “robot lawyer” intended to help handle the 1 million product law claims the company receives per year.

99
1 year ago

A venture for helping people find and book cheap flights on both domestic and international flights. The startup is a spin-off of co-founder and CEO Zachary Mider’s previous startup, which is also focused on domestic flights.

99
1 year ago

Launched in August, this is an open-source chatbot that can handle both finance and consumer-facing business.

98
1 year ago

A chatbot that helps with customer support for small businesses in India. In the US, the company works with small businesses that need live support, but in India, it works with small-to-midsized businesses that need a better CRM tool.

98
1 year ago

An AI-based chatbot that will help investors make better investment decisions. The startup says it is currently in the “soft launch” phase of their $1 million seed round.

98
1 year ago

This startup is building a tool to help developers build chatbot applications and turn them into standalone mobile apps.

98
1 year ago

A chatbot-powered automated service for making purchases at the airport.

98
1 year ago

A tool for users to organize and plan their life and finances. The app also considers what people need and what they want to have, and then it suggests the most optimal way to get them both.

98
1 year ago

An AI bot that helps writers write.

98
11 months ago

An AI-powered robot that can answer questions and track trends for business owners. The robot can capture data and use it to make decisions, and can work alongside human employees.

98
11 months ago

A tool that helps people learn French by speaking with a French-speaking bot.

98
1 year ago

Plans to help businesses and individuals, both in the US and abroad, to pay for their healthcare with Bitcoin.

97
1 year ago

A company that enables companies to build bot-enabled services and chatbots. The company already has a beta product, a chatbot for booking a server that runs on Amazon’s Alexa.

97
1 year ago

A chatbot that answers questions and handles customer service calls, using language processing to help users avoid common mistakes.

97
1 year ago

A chatbot to help with small talk and get to know people you’re meeting with in person.

97
1 year ago

A platform for building chatbots that is meant to be used for enterprise-level business.

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11 months ago

A chatbot that helps you track the progress of your project. A chatbot that helps you track the progress of your project.

97
1 year ago

This startup is building an AI and chatbot to help marketers measure their brand’s performance.

96
1 year ago

A software company for building apps with Facebook Messenger. The startup has built apps for the likes of Unilever and Airbnb. It’s a platform for chat bots, and allows companies to build chat bots in minutes.

95
1 year ago

A wearable that tracks when you’re thirsty, and provides an alert when you’re close to a water bottle so you don’t have to keep looking for it.

95
1 year ago

A startup that helps optimize your marketing campaigns, including both online and offline.

94
1 year ago

 A company that looks to make shared apartments more profitable, both for landlords and renters.

94
1 year ago

A bot that can automatically find lost items and return them to their owner.

93
1 year ago

This startup wants to bring robotics to the home, allowing you to connect your computer to a robot arm that can grab things like food and medicine, and do the things you don’t want to do.

93
1 year ago

Asana is building an application for managing recurring meetings in a way that makes it easy for both attendees and hosts. They’re building out a dashboard for meeting organizers that helps them schedule meetings across personas and different time zones, and alerts them when meetings are about to start or end.

93
1 year ago

A chatbot that helps people eat better. The startup is targeting the $20 billion global market in the next 5 years.

93
1 year ago

Bots that make the complex work of managing a home remodeling project more manageable. The company is working with HVAC contractors and property managers to aggregate data from hundreds of homes to help them do a better job of forecasting and managing their projects.

93
1 year ago

A startup that helps companies find new talent. It helps scale traditional recruiting with its chatbot.

92
1 year ago

The startup is working on an AI chatbot that can work as a personal assistant. The startup wants to use the chatbot to power the customer support for a new startup.

92
11 months ago

A tool that allows people to register for events, including those who are not currently able to attend. Like Meetup, it’s meant to help people find and attend events both in person and online.

92
1 year ago

A platform to enable a “smart pool”. The startup is building technology that allows for robotic pool maintenance so pool owners don’t have to spend hours performing maintenance tasks.

91
1 year ago

A startup that uses an AI-based algorithm to build personalized voice bots for e-commerce. The startup is currently in a closed beta and has 3 reports of revenue in 2019.

91
1 year ago

A place to go to get the latest news on emerging technologies, like drones, 3D printing, and robotics.

91
1 year ago

This is a chatbot that’s designed to help you work remotely. It’s currently working with one client in the US, but the company plans to expand to Europe in the coming months.

91
1 year ago

This startup is building a chatbot service for driving sales and messaging.

91
1 year ago

A chatbot that helps users find out their credit score and get to know their credit history.

91
1 year ago

This startup is building a platform for sharing pictures of food. It’s simple and turns the act of eating into a social activity. It’s a way to get people together around food and helps businesses promote their products in a way that’s both fun and useful.

90
1 year ago

A chatbot that can be used to verify email addresses. The startup is still looking at options on how to make money with the platform, and it’s not clear how many people are using it yet.

90
1 year ago

These guys have a chatbot called “Alexa” that helps you track down a product you may have ordered. The company has integrated with major e-commerce companies to provide the service to their customers.

90
1 year ago

An AI-powered chatbot that will guide buyers through the home buying process, with an interface that is designed to make the experience very similar to that of a real agent. The startup believes that this will lead to a significant increase in home sales.

90
1 year ago

A chatbot that can help you get in shape and stay in shape.

90
1 year ago

A company that builds smart machines so that robots can help people in their homes

89
1 year ago

A data-driven research and reporting platform for companies to help them do in-depth research. The company is building for both business use and academia, with a focus on the latter.

89
1 year ago

A chatbot that helps people connect with local small businesses that sell items on eBay.

89
1 year ago

A sports team management company that’s been in business since 2012. It works with teams in both the US and Europe in terms of managing their rosters, travel, and other team-related needs.

88
1 year ago

 A messaging app for API providers that lets developers create a messaging interface for their apps without having to write a full chat bot.

88
1 year ago

A startup that’s creating a “chatbot” for HR. The startup is currently working with companies on the backend of the recruiting process.

88
1 year ago

A company that makes biodegradable water bottles. The startup wants to build a business around breaking a water bottle back down into its water-carbon components.

88
1 year ago

A messaging app that lets you chat with your friends using GIFs and stickers. Like Kik, the app uses a chatbot to accept your messages and then creates your messages out of existing ones in your phone.

88
1 year ago

A chat bot that helps people find the best financial services for their needs. The startup has been around for a while, and is still selling its services via a web-based chat-based platform.

88
1 year ago

A startup that is building a platform for chatbots that lets people build chatbots using any programming language

87
1 year ago

A platform building bots for messaging platform Slack that can automatically detect and respond to communication needs.

87
1 year ago

 An automated bot that allows businesses to create their own online videos from scratch. The video startups aims to do for businesses what YouTube did for videos.

87
1 year ago

A startup that helps companies replace traditional human customer service with a chat bot. The startup has been in beta since February.

87
1 year ago

A robot that cleans wounds and sores.

87
11 months ago

A startup that builds a developer toolkit for chatbots, which also helps businesses to better establish their chatbot strategy.

87
11 months ago

A chatbot for your team. It’s a way to automate what otherwise might be a time-consuming, low-value process for your team.

87
10 months ago

A startup that wants to build an AI-powered chatbot that allows your Facebook friends to talk to your bot for all the things.

87
1 year ago

A platform for managing and tracking social media conversations. The company’s first product is a chatbot that lets people manage their social media conversations.

86
1 year ago

A platform for companies to build branded chatbots.

86
1 year ago

A software platform that allows people to buy and sell shares in companies for free or with as little as $5. The company is looking to compete with both traditional brokerages and stock exchanges like NASDAQ and the NYSE.

86
1 year ago

A platform to make it easier for creative professionals to collaborate with clients. Both parties can share and comment on the project, and get feedback/input from others in the community.

85
1 year ago

A startup that is building out a system to help people invest in both the stock market and their own homes, with a goal of making investing affordable for everyone.

85
1 year ago

A platform that connects employers and job seekers, letting both sides build a profile of the other, and then matching candidates with the right employer.

85
1 year ago

This startup is working on a way to help users create a chat bot in minutes through a simple, drag-and-drop interface.

85
1 year ago

a startup that uses robots to cut and assemble plastics and other materials

84
1 year ago

The startup is building a platform for genomics data that is both more accessible, and more useful in the long run than other existing options. They are digitizing research from thousands of articles to make their platform the definitive source for scientific information.

84
1 year ago

Yieldbot is a property management software startup looking to help people manage their real estate investment properties, and get an extra return on their investment.

84
1 year ago

A family-friendly AI chatbot that allows grocery shoppers to chat with the AI through voice or text to help them pick out the best deals. The company says it’s already up and running in grocery chains like Walmart.

84
1 year ago

A platform for the entertainment industry to showcase talent, with a focus on both live events and social media stars. The company is looking to build out a 20,000-person network for talent.

84
1 year ago

A new type of video chat that includes a “super-fast camera” and instant zoom. The company wants to build a video chat experience that can be both more intimate and more powerful than the current line of video chat apps.

84
1 year ago

A startup that has created a chatbot that helps people organize their lives The chatbot is powered by NLU, machine learning, and natural language generation

83
1 year ago

A startup that integrates with Slack and Slack bots to help organizations conduct daily meetings.

83
1 year ago

A B2B startup that’s building a SaaS platform for wholesalers to help them manage inventory — allowing them to identify mispricing, under- and over-supply and other issues that could affect their bottom line.

83
1 year ago

A startup that wants to improve the ability to chat in real-time over video by providing chatbot-like functionality.

83
7 months ago

is an AI chatbot that helps with the discovery of new startups.

83
1 year ago

This startup says that it is building a marketplace for humans to hire AI-powered chatbots and voice assistants.

82
1 year ago

A seed-stage startup that features an AI-based platform for managing and automating the operations of supply chain logistics. The platform allows companies to move more goods and save money through the use of smart devices, AI, and robotics.

81
1 year ago

 “A personal assistant for the last mile: an AI-powered tool that serves the last mile of travel needs of both humans and machines.” The startup, which was founded in May, seeks to take on the likes of Uber and Lyft with a new platform designed for last-mile travel.

81
11 months ago

A mobile device management company, whose software allows businesses to track and manage both physical and electronic devices.

81
1 year ago

This startup’s “intelligent” bot helps branded social media users come up with content ideas. It then recommends a topic for followers to post on the social media platform.

80
1 year ago

This is a tool that helps small business with their tax returns. The startup is called TurboTax because it claims to be a more comprehensive and efficient way to get your taxes done.

80
1 year ago

A platform that provides an API for companies to create a chatbot that’s the equivalent of a virtual assistant.

80
1 year ago

A chatbot-based customer service tool, with the goal of getting humans to do more of the customer-service work.

80
1 year ago

A messaging platform that supports human-to-human communication in machine learning. The startup is building a chatbot, but is also selling a tool that helps businesses gauge their customer service conversations.

79
1 year ago

This startup wants to build an AI-powered chatbot to help you manage your money, with a focus on millennials.

79
10 months ago

A company that tries to make the world's best artificial intelligence-powered chatbot.

79
1 year ago

An AI-powered chatbot that helps people find and make reservations at restaurants with the ease of an automated messaging system.

78
1 year ago

This startup is building a custom, AI-intelligence bot that will help users track and manage their own investments. The startup currently has more than $1 million in funding.

78
11 months ago

A company that helps employees get paid even if their company is out of money. A startup called Yieldbot essentially acts as a middle man between companies and their employees.

77
1 year ago

A “disruptive” startup that uses artificial intelligence to teach robots how to sort and adopt new behaviors.

76
1 year ago

A chatbot that allows you to schedule calls with financial advisors at your convenience.

76
11 months ago

A startup that builds AI-powered chatbots to help businesses automate customer service and other support tasks. Their aim is to replace human customer service agents with chatbots.

76
10 months ago

A tool for editing photos and videos in the cloud, meant both for professionals and for anyone looking to preserve their work.

76
1 year ago

A chatbot-based service that helps businesses sell to those in their target markets. Founded by two Interactive Advertising Bureau employees, the company wants to build “your friend in advertising” — a tool that helps you buy a product or service with a personalized conversation.

75
11 months ago

A startup that helps companies build mobile bots, or programs that interface with chat apps like Slack.

75
8 months ago

A tool for creating and executing marketing and sales campaigns. Available as a Slack bot and as a browser extension, and also as a mobile app.

75
1 year ago

A mobile app that allows users to report and receive ride-hailing pickups in real time, and to track the progress of drivers as they carry out both scheduled and unscheduled pickups.

74
1 year ago

A mobile app with a chatbot that helps people get dental checkups.

74
11 months ago

A startup that is building an AI-powered chatbot to help you find and buy your favorite sneakers. Users can create an account with the startup and then have the chatbot ask them questions about their favorite sneakers.

74
1 year ago

This is a fully automated dairy company that aims to sell its milk in a box. The startup uses a robot to make the milk, and plans to distribute in 100,000 restaurants.

73
1 year ago

The team behind the app GrowthBot is building out a toolset that helps companies examine where they’re losing money in their sales process. GrowthBot wants to help companies figure out where they’re losing money, and what they can do to optimize their sales processes to increase revenue.

73
1 year ago

Build a business that brings the customer service model to the cannabis industry, and helps the industry better serve their customers by creating a network that supports the needs of both the consumer and the industry.

72
1 year ago

A chatbot to help businesses grow their international footprint. The chatbot will serve as a way for businesses to quickly and easily find markets in other countries and sell there.

72
1 year ago

A tool to help nonprofits do their fundraising. By taking in donations and giving them out to their clients in a direct, transparent manner, the startup wants to help nonprofits grow their donor bases and improve their bottom line.

72
11 months ago

A chatbot that integrates with your email and helps you manage your inbox. The chatbot is designed to be able to answer questions about email and work.

72
1 year ago

A decentralized communications company with a focus on legal and regulatory compliance. The company is building out its technology to allow lawyers to create and manage documents via a chatbot.

71
1 year ago

Not just a one-click solution for saving and transferring contacts, but a true platform for managing them. It allows users to create branded groups of contacts, and then schedule calls among them. It’s ad-free, secure and can be used on both iOS and Android.

71
1 year ago

A startup that collects data about office space and lets landlords and tenants decide if both would be a good fit.

70
10 months ago

A developer API that lets developers create chatbots with specific features. The startup is targeting enterprise businesses.

69
9 months ago

The world’s first interactive robot taxidermist. It combines 3D scanning technology and a robotic arm to automatically fuse together a stuffed creature out of real animal parts. The startup says the process is simple for consumers to use, and can be done from their homes.

69
1 year ago

A chatbot for the Spanish market, selling products across a variety of categories.

68
1 year ago

A chatbot that can answer questions about social security benefits. The startup is building a chatbot that is programmed to answer questions about social security benefits, creating a conversational interface between government and citizens.

68
1 year ago

A chatbot to help people learn on the fly about deep learning, AI, and AI-driven technology.

67
1 year ago

This company wants to be a payment platform for businesses that want to accept cards from both Visa and Mastercard, including Square of course.

67
1 year ago

This startup is building an AI-powered bot that can help customers resolve disputes with their favorite brands

67
1 year ago

App startup that plans to use a bot to send messages to people through their Facebook account.

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2 months ago

A chatbot for hiring remote employees.

67
1 year ago

A tool to create chatbots for businesses. The startup is building a chatbot that’s focused on helping companies build their branding. The startup is currently working with three clients.

66
9 months ago

This startup is building an AI-powered customer service chatbot that can help companies do customer service work without a human. Right now it works for customer support, but the company is planning to expand into other areas.

66
1 year ago

An AI-powered AI assistant, Pexel is building a bot that will handle tasks like making phone calls, scheduling appointments, and even answering questions.

65
1 year ago

A chatbot that helps users of AIG’s personal loan calculator get the most out of their loans.

65
1 year ago

What it is: A chatbot that lets people find and hire freelance specialists. The platform aims to work with a wide variety of professionals, including interior designers, virtual assistants, and even personal trainers.

65
11 months ago

A tool to help businesses manage both the financial, and human aspects of their businesses. Businesses can use the tool to manage their customer relationships, manage their revenue, and create and communicate with their teams.

65
11 months ago

This startup is creating a platform for financial markets that can be accessed and used by both startups and big financial firms.

64
1 year ago

A chatbot that answers your questions about finding a new job

63
1 year ago

An AI-powered chat bot that can help people select a best-suited payment method for their spending.

63
5 months ago

How do you make a standard 100ml bottle that’s easy to use and store without things falling over

62
1 year ago

This startup is building an AI chatbot that acts as a friendly customer service rep. The startup is using a combination of machine learning, natural language processing, and domain expertise to make its chatbot more human.

61
1 year ago

A startup that wants to help companies around the world use robots to move goods from warehouses to retail stores.

61
1 year ago

A startup that wants to build a digital kitchen, with a programmable fridge, a robot, and a system for collecting and processing your data.

61
1 year ago

This startup is working on a new type of storage for the connected home, where it can be both a sort of “in-home cloud” as well as an “in-home NAS”.

61
1 year ago

This startup is creating a chatbot that will help users find the best deal on airline tickets, and provide recommendations based on personal preferences.

61
1 year ago

A startup that wants to build an AI-powered bot for streamlining the process of buying and selling tickets on secondary markets like Stubhub. The startup is also building a mobile app that helps users make these transactions more easily.

61
9 months ago

A platform that helps brands get better responses through social media and chatbots.

61
9 months ago

A platform for companies to integrate their CRM and HR systems into one, with the goal of saving both time and money for the company.

61
1 year ago

A company developing a wireless, easy-to-install smart lock for houses. The product is designed to work with both traditional deadbolts and smart locks.

60
1 year ago

A 24-hour customer service bot that's capable of making appointments, booking hotels, and purchasing airline tickets.

60
3 months ago

A company that wants to build out a “citizen army” of robots that can do warehouse work and increase efficiency. The founders claim they can do the same work in half the time by pairing robots with humans.

60
1 year ago

An AI-powered chatbot that helps doctors diagnose and treat patients. The company says it is already being used by over 20,000 doctors in the US.

59
1 year ago

This company is building a platform that helps people manage and grow their wealth for retirement. It’s a robo-advisor that works with both individual investors and large investment funds.

59
1 year ago

This startup is building a way to collaborate on a schedule that combines current project management concepts like Trello with the concept of a “workflow”, a name that describes a way to organize work in a way that’s both intuitive and structured. The company’s first project was building a lightweight but robust version of GitHub’s Jira.

59
1 year ago

A charging station for electric vehicles that includes charging stations for both Tesla’s and Nissan’s vehicles.

58
10 months ago

A chatbot that helps users with their finances. The startup says that it has already run a pilot with a few companies.

58
1 year ago

An on-demand on-demand surgery service. Patients go to a hospital, get a procedure done, and go home the same day. The company is still bootstrapped, but has been working with both the UK government and the NHS.

57
7 months ago

A startup that aims to solve the problem of long-distance relationships between people who are both working in the tech industry. The app takes advantage of voice and video chat to help people remain connected to one another.

57
1 year ago

An effort to make the internet a more open and inclusive place for people of color, especially women. Sizabot is a virtual assistant, and the company built Sizabot to work with a wide range of languages to help people of color find better deals on services via chat.

56
1 year ago

A chatbot for cleaning services that can be used by small employers, bringing a bit of automation to a very manual process.

56
1 year ago

An AI-based chatbot that helps you plan your financial goals and track the progress of achieving them.

56
1 year ago

A chatbot that helps automate customer service through customer engagement bots for companies.

56
1 year ago

An employee app for Slack. It lets employees use Slack bots to communicate with each other.

56
1 year ago

An AI-powered chatbot that helps you negotiate the best deal on a car loan.

56
1 year ago

A chatbot that helps you manage your personal brand. The startup aims to be the first company to bring a full-service personal branding platform to the web.

55
1 year ago

A startup that lets customers book appointments online. It has served 800,000 users since launching in August 2018. It will have a team of 10 by the end of the year, with a $2.5 million seed round led by Grishin Robotics.

54
1 year ago

A startup that makes a “human-powered robot” that helps companies track their employees’ movements

54
9 months ago

A tool that helps fuel station cashiers and shopkeepers make accurate purchases from in-store kiosks, and creates new revenue opportunities for both.

54
1 year ago

The startup is building an AI-powered chatbot that helps you make better decisions about your health.

53
1 year ago

A startup that builds robots that deliver groceries. The first robot is going into a store in Berlin in early October, and wants to expand to other countries.

53
1 year ago

A startup that offers a distributed human-powered AI that can help organizations build AI-driven chatbots.

53
7 months ago

This startup wants to provide a degree in robotics to middle schoolers in South Korea.

53
1 year ago

A company that creates a bot that helps you find the best deals on flights. The startup is in stealth mode, but is looking to raise $3 million in seed funding.

52
1 year ago

 This is a company that has done a lot of research on the best way to get a message across to people in different places. They decided that one of the best ways was to create a system that is both language and location-agnostic, and designed to be culturally sensitive. They’ve put that system to work for a variety of companies, including a hotel chain, a coffee company, and a plastic surgery center.

52
8 months ago

A chatbot that allows companies to respond to service requests with text messages.

52
1 year ago

This company is building a “natural language processing platform for chatbots”.

51
10 months ago

A social network for all of the robot hobbies out there including 3D printing, futurism, robotics, and more.

51
1 year ago

A plan to build a messaging app that’ll be a hybrid of Slack and WhatsApp. The founders say that messaging apps are the fastest growing apps in the world, and that they want to create something that’s better than both.

50
11 months ago

A startup that’s building an AI chatbot that emulates a coach, helping people get in shape.

50
7 months ago

A computer science & engineering company that makes software for automotive and robotics innovations.

50
1 year ago

A chatbot-based shopping assistant that helps people choose products based on their needs and wants.

49
1 year ago

A team of engineers are developing a product platform for software development and automation. Their first product is a small team of bots that let you instantly communicate with anyone on Slack, and they are also developing conversational AI tools to automate tasks.

49
10 months ago

A platform that helps people to learn languages from their phones. They also offer a “chatbot” that can help you with your language learning.

49
1 year ago

A company that wants to help people make their own cocktails, and add them to the bar menu at their local businesses. The company is selling bottles with the name of their cocktail already printed on them.

48
1 year ago

A virtual assistant with a chatbot-like interface to help schedule meetings, find flights and help with transfers. The startup doesn’t have any funding yet, but has a strong technical team.

48
9 months ago

This startup wants to make the process of renting a car easier for both renters and car rental companies. Their product, which they call “the first car sharing app”, allows users to book a car with just a few taps.

48
7 months ago

A product that helps companies automate the process of signing up new employees. Currently the app signed up the team behind the globally popular app Ima Robot.

48
2 months ago

A company that sells real-time shopping with bots that respond to your questions through mobile chat.

47
2 months ago

A chatbot that helps people manage their spending and goals, and is also a way to find out about new credit card offers.

47
1 year ago

This is a marketplace for buyers and sellers of vintage clothing, with the goal of helping both sides find more efficient ways to do business. The startup is working with a brick and mortar store in Amsterdam.

46
1 year ago

Fledgling startup that wants to let you design your own custom robotics projects through a simple drag-and-drop interface. The company is hoping to make it so that a person can build a robot with just a few minutes of work.

46
10 months ago

A startup for long-term rentals, allowing renters to find a home and a landlord to find the right tenant. Both sides can be verified by credit checks and the landlord can maintain control over the rental.

46
6 months ago

A chatbot that helps you find the best pizza delivery area closest to you.

46
1 year ago

A company that USES robots to help people find lost valuable jewelry.

45
10 months ago

A chatbot that can help users book and manage home services.

45
10 months ago

An AI-powered chatbot that helps consumers with their payments, including mobile wallets.

45
1 year ago

A virtual assistant, error-correcting software, and chatbot that helps you empower your team to deliver more accurate and better customer service.

44
9 months ago

This startup is building an AI chatbot that it says will help you land an interview with a company, and hopefully get an offer of employment.

44
6 months ago

A toolkit for building AI-powered chatbots using Node.js.

44
3 months ago

A “conversational robot” that can access the web, read and understand the news and answer questions.

44
7 months ago

A startup that’s building a video chat app for people on the go. The startup is building a chat app that works on both Android and iOS.

43
3 months ago

A programmable robot that can be programmed to do things like inspect machinery and equipment.

43
2 months ago

A tool for creating and testing chatbots, and an SDK for building chatbots on platforms like Facebook Messenger, Slack and Kik

43
11 months ago

This startup is building a chatbot that lets people ask questions and get answers from doctors over the phone.

42
9 months ago

A chatbot that helps people decide which insurance plan to select.

42
9 months ago

This company wants to develop a new kind of soft robotics. They’re building robotic arms that are more flexible, and move more naturally, than most robotic arms on the market.

42
17 days ago

A chatbot that helps users figure out what to do next when they’re faced with a decision.

42
10 months ago

An AI-powered chatbot that can help companies and employees schedule meetings, handle travel coordination, book rooms and even help with pre-determined tasks in the office.

41
9 months ago

A chatbot that helps you book appointments and travel arrangements.

41
3 months ago

This startup is building a platform for robotic process automation and intelligent automation of business processes.

41
10 months ago

This startup is building a bot for managing your restaurant’s social media accounts.

40
5 months ago

The startup is building an automated “tech support bot” that helps you get your problems resolved.

40
10 months ago

A way to quickly build chatbots, which should improve productivity.

39
9 months ago

A company that wants to build a network of robot arms for factories.

39
6 months ago

A startup that’s building a chatbot for use on Slack, to help teams communicate with one another. They’re currently focused on developing a “conversational” experience.

39
5 months ago

This startup is building a platform to help people who have given up their phones or are reluctant to give them up, to still communicate with loved ones, friends and coworkers. They’ve built a chatbot that allows people to send text messages and make calls to their friends without the phone.

39
2 months ago

A bot that helps you research and discover interesting things on Twitter.

39
1 month ago

A startup making an AI-enabled digital assistant. They recently launched an AI chatbot that can help you set up video calls on Slack and has plans to launch it on other chat platforms.

39
6 months ago

A company that wants to make it easier to sell stuff online, both on Amazon’s platform and on your own website.

38
5 months ago

In addition to the main list above, a number of companies that were not selected for the finals were chosen for a special list of honorable mentions in three categories: Technology, People and Process. The Bottom Line is the only company that was not chosen for the finals from this list.

38
3 months ago

A startup that wants to make revenue from content by selling it to other companies, so that every time you watch a TV show on Netflix, you're contributing to the company's bottom line.

38
1 month ago

A chat service where merchants and buyers can connect to find each other, with a chatbot serving as the go-between

38
9 months ago

The company is working on building an AI-powered chatbot that can sort through all your different college degrees and track your progress. The idea is that college degrees can be tracked in a way that makes them useful for future employers or graduate school applications.

37
7 months ago

A startup that builds an AI-powered chatbot to help businesses with product research, customer support, and sales.

37
3 months ago

A technology startup that wants to use the power of data to make stuff like robot pets and virtual reality games more interactive. It’s currently focused on Pokémon Go, where it is working with Niantic on a new feature that allows users to interact with characters in the game.

37
10 months ago

A “tame” version of a chatbot, with the goal of making it easier to communicate with the company’s marketing team.

36
8 months ago

An alternative to the pay-per-click model of web advertising that’s based on a subscription model rather than a pay-per-click scheme. It’s pitching itself as a way for both marketers and consumers to get the information they want.

36
8 months ago

This startup is a chatbot that’s meant to help small businesses manage the toughest parts of their operations.

36
8 months ago

A self-lending service with a digital wallet and chatbot integration.

36
8 months ago

A platform that helps small businesses get better ROI on their marketing, allowing them to see how individual marketing campaigns are impacting their bottom line.

36
8 months ago

A startup that wants to put chatbots in the hands of real estate agents, to make the process simpler and faster.

36
6 months ago

A workplace chatbot that helps employees collaborate, stay motivated, and handle workplace crises. It’s currently working with 1,500 companies.

36
4 months ago

A company that helps small businesses (both online and in-person) and entrepreneurs borrow money at a lower interest rate.

36
3 months ago

A startup that’s building a network of AI-driven bots that help people learn and grow professionally by giving them personalized and researched answers to their questions.

36
9 months ago

An AI-based delivery system with a robotic arm that delivers groceries, flowers, and other items.

35
9 months ago

A chatbot that helps people get answers to their legal questions. Already live in one state and one county in the US.

35
9 months ago

A studio based in Australia that wants to use its expertise in motion design to help brands create new products, both physical and digital.

35
8 months ago

Using machine learning, this startup is building a chatbot that can determine what you really mean, and deliver the right response.

35
5 months ago

A small team of developers who specialize in both front-end and back-end development. The startup is looking to build a web platform to integrate data from other sources into Tableau. They’re currently $5,000 in debt.

35
9 months ago

A web-based app that allows truckers to both hire and manage their drivers remotely. The company is also working on an app for drivers to manage their trucks remotely, and to improve safety in their trucks.

34
9 months ago

A chatbot for your shopping list.

34
8 months ago

A combination of a private messaging app and a dating app, allowing users to send and receive text messages from both their phones and an app.

34
7 months ago

This company is building an AI bot for executives to give daily guidance to employees via anonymous text messages.

34
6 months ago

This startup is building a chatbot to help employers and employees connect with each other, and help employers better understand their employees' needs and how they can help them.

34
1 month ago

A product developed for the Department of Defense to help soldiers train for their jobs under simulated conditions. The startup wants to connect with both military and civilian facilities, so it can create virtual training environments and simulate real-life scenarios.

34
9 months ago

A $15,000 tool to help people purchase and sell their cars, alongside their current vehicles, and get the most money for both. The founders of this startup say that people are willing to spend up to $80,000 to get a new car, but are not willing to spend the same amount on their current ones.

33
8 months ago

A chatbot platform that helps restaurants manage the back of their house. It’s built on top of the same language processing technology that Facebook uses to turn user chat messages into ads.

33
7 months ago

This is an AI-powered chatbot that will help you find the best products for your personal style.

33
3 months ago

A platform for managing service bots, selling them to other users and helping them get integrated into their daily workflows.

33
9 months ago

The startup is building a platform for developers to create tools that help identify and prevent fraud for both consumers and businesses.

32
8 months ago

A startup that wants to build AI-powered chatbots that can automatically generate chat transcripts, allowing companies to save time and money by using automated chat systems.

32
6 months ago

A technology that will allow robots to follow human movements and do physical tasks for humans. The startup is getting $1M from the Singapore government.

32
5 months ago

This startup is building a quadcopter drone that can do the work of a four-man crew on any job. They call it “the flying robot.”

32
4 months ago

A startup that’s building a robotic vacuum cleaner for indoor use; it’s first product is a $10 model that’s meant to work in high-traffic areas like bedrooms.

32
1 month ago

A company that is building a bot to help with the onboarding process of new employees. The company wants to reduce the time it takes to train new employees.

32
9 months ago

A chatbot that taps into the Facebook Graph API to build a more human-like conversational interface. The startup can tap into the billions of data points the Graph API has on you to provide more personal insights to its customers.

31
8 months ago

This startup helps companies manage their customer service through an automated chat bot on Facebook Messenger. Its first customer is Zoosk, the dating site and app maker.

31
8 months ago

A chatbot for booking rides on Uber and Lyft

31
8 months ago

A platform that combines the best of human and machine intelligence that allows you to create your own visual voice and chatbot. The idea is that your chatbot will be able to learn from your interactions and start to learn from your friends and family.

31
5 months ago

This startup is building a chatbot that helps college students with their college applications, applying for aid and paying their bills.

31
9 months ago

A chatbot that can help people with “recovering from addiction” by providing a forum for anonymous support.

30
8 months ago

One of the most popular products on Slack is the “Giphy Bot.” The bot allows users to search for GIFs, which are the popular Internet meme, and add them to their Slack conversations. Giphy is working on turning the bot into an actual application and is launching it in Slack users’ Slack-ified app stores.

30
8 months ago

A restaurant search engine that uses both Yelp and Zagat.

30
7 months ago

A chatbot that allows bank tellers to handle customer issues with a simple chat interface.

30
7 months ago

A collaboration between the MIT bionics lab and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology that means that patients can be fitted with robotic prosthetics.

30
6 months ago

A chatbot for users in the UK who are looking to buy a home

30
4 months ago

A chatbot for the fashion industry, which helps clients find samples, find stockists, and query fabric.

30
3 months ago

A startup that’s trying to figure out how to make chatbots work for people. So far, it’s been tested as a Skype chatbot that helps you schedule a doctor’s appointment.

30
9 months ago

A platform for D2C transactions that lets users set up payment and delivery on the same platform. The company claims that, because it includes both sides of the transaction, it’s easier for the companies to manage.

29
9 months ago

A startup that’s building a platform to allow users to create their own custom-engineered blocks on a 3D printer. Those blocks can be used to construct robot arms, medical devices, and other tools.

29
8 months ago

A ping-pong robot that can play table tennis at a fast pace.

29
7 months ago

A startup that takes on the work of the human team, like digital marketing, and hires a bot to do it for them.

29
7 months ago

The startup helps businesses streamline their operations, process payments, and cut down on errors by using AI-powered chatbots.

29
6 months ago

A new mobile payment system that allows users to split a bill on their mobile phone, and pay both parties.

29
1 month ago

This company is building a robotic process automation platform that helps companies automate data collection, analysis, and decision-making processes.

29
8 months ago

A well-known roboticist is building an open-source software platform to build robots.

28
8 months ago

A mobile payments solution for mobile network operators (think AT&T and Verizon). The mobile payments startup wants to be the first mobile payments platform to offer both mobile network operators and mobile carriers a platform to build mobile payments solutions.

28
8 months ago

Video game streaming service that helps customers play their own game against other users, using “bots” to create artificial opponents.

28
7 months ago

A project from a hardware engineering company, which wants to make a programmable, modular robot with an open source hardware ecosystem.

28
6 months ago

A startup that helps people learn how to work with their finances, both in one-on-one sessions, and through a “follow-along” plan. They’re launching their beta in mid-May.

28
7 months ago

A process that makes it easier to ship and track packages, for both consumers and businesses. They aim to use the same technology that's in most FedEx and UPS sorting centers to create a more streamlined process for businesses and delivery agencies.

27
6 months ago

The startup’s goal is to “make it easier for people to understand and use automation”. The company’s first product will be a set of educational robots.

27
6 months ago

A platform connecting customers with the best service providers through an AI-driven chatbot.

27
6 months ago

This company is building a platform that connects real estate agents with short-term rentals, making it easier for agents to make money. The startup's founders are both previous Airbnb employees.

27
5 months ago

A company that makes 3D printed parts for industrial machinery, including industrial robots.

27
4 months ago

Bot Camp is a platform for building bots for Slack or Facebook Messenger. The company, which launched in May, is backed by Abraaj Group, a global investment firm whose portfolio includes e-commerce startup Shopify.

27
3 months ago

A mobile app that helps you find the best local coffee shops, using a bot that checks dozens of coffee shops in real-time.

27
1 month ago

A 3D printing service that uses robots to build parts in high-volume using different materials. The company has a partnership with 3D Systems, which gives it access to a large pool of customers and materials.

27
20 days ago

A startup building a self-driving platform for agricultural applications, from crop and animal management to robot delivery of goods.

27
9 months ago

A software company that provides a platform to help companies sell their products and services to governments, nonprofits, and businesses. The platform allows for both quotes and payments to be made.

26
9 months ago

A way to report fraud, which is a huge problem for both the customer and the store — especially when it happens over the phone.

26
8 months ago

A platform that brings together employers and job seekers, helping both sides stay informed of opportunities and manage their careers through an online dashboard.

26
6 months ago

A startup that allows companies to deliver a customer service experience that is both efficient and personable. The startup is a spinoff of a company called Customer.io, where the founders had to implement a customer service software for a customer support company.

26
6 months ago

This startup is building a platform for AI-powered chatbots. Their system can be used to power chatbots for any industry or vertical, but they’re currently focused on businesses that are doing customer service.

26
6 months ago

A chatbot designed to answer all of your questions about how to reduce your carbon footprint, which they want to do by partnering with your utility company.

26
6 months ago

Customer support chatbot that helps support teams take care of incoming support requests.

26
3 months ago

An API for robots in factories to help them run more efficiently, and to more precisely do their tasks

26
3 months ago

“Bots that share handwritten notes.”

26
9 months ago

A chatbot that uses AI to help people with their personal finance, including retirement planning.

25
8 months ago

A company that helps companies automate their sales process with a “human machine interface” where salespeople can interact with the sales process via chatbots.

25
8 months ago

A “bottom of the funnel” growth platform for B2B companies. Based in Vancouver, the platform helps businesses identify leads and convert them into paying customers.

25
8 months ago

A Facebook Messenger bot for finding good, cheap flights.

25
6 months ago

A startup that asks the question “What does it feel like to be a doctor”. It turns physicians into training robots that can read vitals, progress through patient history, and do the doctor interface.

25
6 months ago

This startup is building a platform for chatbots to make sense of customers’ data and make recommendations.

24
5 months ago

Ideas: A chatbot for Slack. A bot for Slack that helps you find the cheapest flight to a destination, among other things.

24
4 months ago

An AI-powered chatbot that helps you stay organized in your email inbox by flagging the things you should act on right away.

24
4 months ago

The startup is building a platform that helps companies connect with a workforce of industrial roboticists. It has 4 customers signed up, including a commercial drone company and a company that makes industrial robots.

24
2 months ago

A company that helps build collaborative robots and robotic arms. Their current project is part of the DARPA Robotics Challenge.

24
17 days ago

A chatbot that helps users create a “smart contract” based around their personal preference. Founder David Chen tells me that the bot was built to be a “simple and fun way to teach people about smart contracts and blockchain.”

24
6 months ago

An all-in-one headphone that’s designed to be both high-quality and cheap.

23
3 months ago

A startup that aims to help companies buy and sell software as a service. It’s a customer relationship management tool that allows companies to manage their chatbots, CRM, and business applications.

23
2 months ago

The Cappasity app, which gives you a stereoscopic 3D view of various types of real world objects (like wine bottles, art, or landmarks).

23
1 month ago

An AI-assisted chatbot in which the user can ask it questions about their data.

23
6 months ago

A 3-day conference for both founders and investors. It’s a conference for people who have acquired startups at some point in their career and want to learn from others.

22
6 months ago

A business that makes it easier for companies to set up meetings with other companies. It’s first product is a Slackbot that helps employees schedule and manage these meetings.

22
5 months ago

A company that’s building machine-learning technology to help train and manage AI-powered chatbots.

22
23 days ago

A phone-based chatbot that helps you figure out which of your emails you can toss without feeling guilty.

22
9 months ago

A platform that lets companies develop chatbots and have them respond to customer questions without any need for developers.

21
7 months ago

ChatOMatic is building a chatbot for Slack channels that can automatically write status updates, notes, and reminders for users.

21
7 months ago

This startup is making a sleek, wearable bottle opener as a way of extending the life of a beer bottle.

21
5 months ago

An AI-powered chatbot that helps with financial planning. The startup wants to bring AI to the financial planning industry, which has historically been dominated by humans, who can be biased and inefficient.

21
4 months ago

A chatbot that helps people find the right job. It uses a “listening algorithm” to match job seekers with companies with the right fit. Currently focused on the UK.

21
3 months ago

A “marketplace for bots”, where businesses can hire software agents to handle tasks on their behalf. The startup says they can automate tasks like scheduling, scheduling, transcribing, email, and chat support.

21
3 months ago

A digital assistant for the elderly, designed to better help older adults live life and become more independent. The startup wants to integrate a concierge service with a robotic companion.

21
1 month ago

A platform that helps developers test their applications by letting them build their own custom AI, using a machine-learning library. The startup is working on building specific AI to handle specific jobs, like building custom chatbots.

21
1 month ago

A startup that allows companies to easily create and manage their own chatbot platform. The company wants to use chatbots as a way to increase productivity at work, and to help make it easier for recruiters to vet candidates.

21
1 month ago

A platform for building and selling internet of things products, with focus on security and ease of integration. The startup’s founder and an ex-Facebook engineer are both ex-Google employees and are currently expanding to the US.

21
7 days ago

A workflow management app that helps engineers work across multiple applications, like Slack. The startup aims to give engineers control over the process of adding new workflows, which they can use across different apps. This is an interesting approach to automation since it involves both a central application and a decentralized set of workflow rules.

21
7 months ago

A startup that helps employees manage their medical benefits, offering both the ability to manage the entire process at their fingertips and an automated process that could save employers up to 70% of the cost of doing it themselves.

20
6 months ago

A Y Combinator spin-out that’s building a search engine for AI-powered chatbots.

20
5 months ago

A Y Combinator alum, Goodbot is a personal concierge service that helps people find the best places to go out.

20
5 months ago

A bot on Slack that facilitates communication between colleagues that work in different time zones.

20
5 months ago

A chatbot that will be available in ten languages and can recognize over 500 “emotional states” through facial expressions, tone of voice, and other factors.

20
4 months ago

A startup that wants nothing more than to help consumers get their hands on a healthier, more sustainable, more convenient alternative to bottled water.

20
2 months ago

A startup that wants to bring self-driving delivery and home service robots to your home. It’s a simple 3-step process to get a robot to bring you a clean or cooked meal in under 30 minutes.

20
2 months ago

A chatbot to help you schedule home maintenance and repair, with an iOS and Android app to help you track the job.

20
8 months ago

A hybrid of Slack and Telegram, where users can chat with each other and their channels on the platform, and the company’s bots can do more dynamic tasks on the side. It’s currently available for beta on iOS.

19
6 months ago

The app claims to have built the “first-ever AI bot to talk to your landlord”.

19
5 months ago

A startup for freelance work, available for both employers and employees.

19
5 months ago

A new way to source and source product, both for offline sellers and online shoppers.

19
4 months ago

A startup that’s building a product to help companies build and manage their “automated agents” or chatbots.

19
3 months ago

A Seattle-based startup that develops computer vision technology for robotics that can be integrated with industrial systems, like factories and warehouses, to automate and streamline operations.

19
29 days ago

Rethink Robotics is building a competitor to the industrial robot arms that dominate factory floors, building a robot that is more efficient and flexible. Its robot, called Sawyer, is also more human-centered, with arms that can be repositioned, and arms that can pick up and move things.

19
9 months ago

This startup is building a chatbot that can help you map out your home renovation or design project. It's available in English and Spanish.

18
5 months ago

"Tiny Bot" is a service that allows chatbots on any messaging service to speak to one another, with the goal of allowing businesses to create global chatbots. The company says it can scale up to chat with 1 billion users.

18
5 months ago

Another company that tracks and offsets a person’s carbon footprint by helping them track their daily activities, and then offsets those carbon emissions with payments to offset both the person’s carbon footprint and their daily activities.

18
4 months ago

A startup that offers a virtual customer service platform that allows large companies to easily create customer service chatbots.

18
3 months ago

This startup helps enterprises adopt the best of both worlds, the information security practices of the US government, while working with the local government to keep their citizens safe. It’s a way to make government services more efficient.

18
2 months ago

This startup is building a chatbot that learns from your habits to give you better recommendations for what to watch based on your interests.

18
1 month ago

A platform that aims to bring “authentic, personalized experiences to the masses.” The company’s first product, a chatbot called Rosa, is meant to help take on the Facebook Messenger bot monopoly and is already used by a number of companies.

18
15 days ago

A platform for forums for both professional and personal development.

18
8 days ago

A startup that builds and sells a tool for restaurants to manage their food costs, both inside and outside of their restaurants. The founder said it’s a complicated space, with lots of moving parts and big, regional differences.

18
7 months ago

A startup for restaurants that aims to bring a more local, community-focused approach to the restaurant business. The startup is looking to help restaurants manage their operations through a system of bots and a more community-oriented approach.

17
6 months ago

 A startup that helps healthcare professionals and patients collaborate to improve patient outcomes, and it’s powered by an AI bot. The company’s founders tell us it does all of its work by sending patients personal questions and tracking their responses to them, building a database of their responses to doctors and clinicians.

17
4 months ago

A voice-activated bot that helps you manage your to-do list, including reminders, and the ability to share and collaborate with other users.

17
4 months ago

A startup that uses machine learning to teach a robot how to paint and then make unique works of art that can be sold to customers.

17
6 months ago

The startup’s product is a one-step process for exporting data from a patient’s electronic health record. It’s designed to be both easy to use and integrate with existing software.

16
5 months ago

A platform that lets both lenders and borrowers take advantage of cryptocurrency.

16
4 months ago

A collaboration platform that helps data scientists work together better. This business has more than $1 million in funding in both seed and Series A rounds.

16
4 months ago

A community of bot developers who want to make new bots that can help manage tedious and repetitive tasks.

16
4 months ago

A chatbot for lawyers that helps them schedule meetings

16
3 months ago

A startup that helps people organize their online data in an easy, searchable manner. Available for both desktop and mobile.

16
3 months ago

A chatbot that helps users understand the ins and outs of their retirement accounts.

16
6 months ago

A joint project between an artist and an engineer, this startup is building an AI-powered bot that can help artists create music.

15
3 months ago

A computer science degree designed for people in the large, growing Indian market for “robotics, artificial intelligence, and computer vision”, with a built-in partnership with the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.

15
1 month ago

This company wants to help people get paid to fill out surveys and other online forms that are often too complicated or too boring to bother with.

15
1 month ago

A simple, easy-to-use augmented reality platform for both professionals and novices

15
4 months ago

A startup that builds small, easy-to-use robots for the home

14
4 months ago

A startup for booking a doctor's appointment for a specific patient in a specific location. Doctors and patients can both create and track appointments online, with the idea being that patients will be able to call in for an appointment from anywhere at any time, and doctors can only book appointments on the site.

14
3 months ago

A chatbot for HR departments to help workers at companies sign up for benefits.

14
3 months ago

In a world run by robots, where job postings are automated, a new startup is building a kind of “job board” that allows people to post jobs and receive recruiters through the app.

14
3 months ago

An in-house analytics tool to help small businesses track site activity and optimize their digital marketing and sales efforts. The startup wants to provide both a software solution and a white-labeled service.

14
3 months ago

A machine learning-based chatbot that offers live chat session support and will eventually be able to chat with customers via social media platforms like Facebook.

14
2 months ago

A chatbot for the eBay auction site.

14
27 days ago

A social network for small businesses in Brazil, targeting both mom and pop shops and large enterprises.

14
18 days ago

Building an artificial intelligence bot to help people learn languages.

14
16 days ago

A bot that helps companies find good contractors and save time and money.

14
10 days ago

A 3D scanner for making 3D models of things, like building prototypes or product packaging. The startup is backed by the CEO of Makerbot.

14
4 months ago

A decentralized AI platform built on top of Ethereum that allows developers to build AI bots that can be programmed to perform tasks.

13
3 months ago

Building a bot for managing an indie game studio’s social media. The startup wants to help indie games studios manage their social media accounts.

13
2 months ago

This startup makes it easier for companies to have a centralized, secure place to store and share articles, videos, and other digital content—particularly for content that’s both time sensitive and highly valuable.

13
22 days ago

A chatbot that allows you to book meetings directly on the Slack platform.

13
4 months ago

A startup that says it is building a chatbot to make it easier to book appointments and businesses.

12
4 months ago

A free software application allowing people to build miniature, self-driving robots.

12
4 months ago

Filmmakers want to keep track of their own costs while they’re making a movie. They wanted a way to track what they’re spending on equipment and how long things take. They also wanted to be able to follow their work in real time. They’re both very common problems, and the startup helps solve them.

12
3 months ago

A platform that offers a robo-advisor that works with traditional and digital portfolios, allowing investors to access the same investments through both.

12
3 months ago

Chatbots that help organize and manage healthcare records and make it easier to get care.

12
9 days ago

A company that wants to put the “benevolent” in “artificial intelligence”: its robots are designed to help people work and live in the world in a more humane way.

12
24 days ago

This company is building a “chatbot-based sales force” that helps customers with their orders, and to track their orders once they’ve placed one.

11
1 year ago

A software company that provides a tool for creating a knowledge base for customer service, with an AI chatbot that helps you solve customer problems.

10
3 months ago

An artificial intelligence chatbot that answers questions about a company’s product.

10
2 months ago

A chatbot that helps you find an apartment you can actually afford.

10
2 months ago

A company that uses robots to make 3D printed products. It’s first product is a 3D printed mug that you can drink coffee out of.

10
2 months ago

A tool that helps organizations understand how marketing is performing and correlate it to the bottom line.

10
7 days ago

A chatbot that helps people learn languages, with a focus on European languages.

10
6 days ago

A process automation company that allows businesses to automate processes and save money with robots.

10
2 days ago

An open-source project that aims to bring the ability to program robots to anyone, regardless of coding experience.

10
16 days ago

A “language” that makes it easy to build conversational bots.

9
12 days ago

A robot vacuum meant to help clean up messy houses without the need for a full-time cleaning service

9
4 months ago

A real estate startup that makes it easy for both buyers and sellers to find and share housing and real estate deals.

8
3 months ago

A pitch for a robot that builds things. At the moment it’s just a prototype that looks like an industrial robot and has the ability to build a table.

8
2 months ago

A startup that’s building “a surgical robot that can perform minimally invasive surgeries,” with a price tag of $1 million.

7
1 day ago

A company that makes therapy robots that listen to you and respond in a range of ways, from “screaming” to “fawning.”

6
4 days ago

A chatbot that helps people figure out what they should be eating based on factors like their genes, their age, and their health needs.

5
1 day ago

A platform to provide valuation, transaction and credit-scoring services for both borrowers and lenders.

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1 year ago

A startup that helps people with agoraphobia by selling them a list of places where they can go and not be bothered

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1 year ago

A startup that creates a service for helping people with their resume The startup helps people get their resume on the top of the pile instead of the bottom

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1 year ago

Idea: A Slackbot for finding and booking travel

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1 year ago

Idea: A platform for freelancers to build custom chatbots and integrate them into messaging apps

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1 year ago

Idea: A chatbot for Facebook Messenger that helps people manage their finances

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1 year ago

Idea: A Slack bot that creates a notification chain

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1 year ago

Idea: A chatbot for the admissions process

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1 year ago

Idea: A bot that can talk to any company’s customer service line

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1 year ago

Idea: A bot that sets up and manages an office

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1 year ago

Idea: A Chatbot for Lawyers that uses natural language processing to understand human input and produce relevant answers

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1 year ago

Idea: Startup that has built a toolkit for turning any website into a chatbot The startup wants to take the friction out of building bots by providing a visual interface and developer tools

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1 year ago

Idea: A Slack bot that helps you write better meetings

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1 year ago

Idea: A self-learning, natural language processing platform for chatbots that can connect with any API

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1 year ago

Idea: A startup that aims to help people learn to code through a combination of chatbots and online courses The company’s founders say they’re currently working on an AI-powered chatbot that can make coding exercises more interesting

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1 year ago

Idea: A platform for chatbots that can visualize and interact with data

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1 year ago

Idea: A startup building a chatbot for e-commerce, meant to improve customer service and boost sales

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1 year ago

Idea: A startup building a chatbot for booking appointments for electric car charging

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1 year ago

Idea: A “personalized” bot that helps customers order and track shipping from stores The team says they’ve already generated $50,000 in revenue so far

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1 year ago

Idea: A digital marketing firm building a platform that helps companies target customers through chatbots Their first target market is tech support, but the startup wants to expand into other verticals

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1 year ago

Idea: A tool for building instant messaging applications with chatbots for corporations

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1 year ago

Idea: A chatbot building platform that lets people quickly build and deploy chatbots on Facebook Messenger, Kik, or Telegram

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1 year ago

Idea: A startup that is building a way to share the cognitive load of family planning. The service pairs a chatbot with a fertility tracking app to help couples track their progress.

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1 year ago

Idea: A B2B company that’s building an “automated B2B sales chatbot”. The startup, which is focused on B2B SaaS companies, wants to help those companies schedule meetings with prospects and track conversations.

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1 year ago

Idea: A documentation platform for software development sites. The startup makes it easy to build and manage docs that are both well organized and look great.

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1 year ago

A Slack bot that helps businesses run more effective meetings, using a combination of machine learning and human curation to help keep meetings on track. The company says they have $12,000 in recurring revenue.

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1 year ago

Idea: This startup is building a toolkit to help you build your own chatbot. Users can build a chatbot that works

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1 year ago

Idea: A startup that makes a chatbot for customer service, meant to help companies scale their customer service. Like a lot of companies, it’s built on AI.

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1 year ago

Idea: A company that’s building a way to offer nutritional advice to people through a chatbot.

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1 year ago

Idea: The team is building a web app that allows people to buy a single-letter domain name for $10. It’s a two-sided marketplace, with the buyer and the seller both paying a 10% fee.

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1 year ago

Idea: A startup built on the premise that traditional email newsletters are a relic of the past. The startup wants to bring the “chatbot”

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1 year ago

Idea: An AI-powered chatbot that will perform basic legal tasks like signing documents or finding a lawyer for you.

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1 year ago

Idea: A tool for creating animated characters that can be used for chatbots and other kinds of interfaces, ranging from mobile apps to web apps.

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1 year ago

Therapy chatbots to solve depression, anxiety, and loneliness.

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1 year ago

Idea: This startup is building an application that helps call centers handle chat/chatbot conversations with customers. It’s a way to help them navigate inquiries that come in via different communication channels.

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1 year ago

Idea: A startup that wants to be the Citi Bike of Europe, with a fleet of electric bikes for both personal and business use.

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1 year ago

Idea: A startup that provides data to help companies find and recruit new employees. It’s a SaaS product that helps companies with both applicant tracking and employee referrals.

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1 year ago

Idea: This startup is building a toolkit for people to build their own chatbots. It wants to become the go-to platform for people who want to automate their businesses, sales, and so on.

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1 year ago

Idea: A startup for small businesses looking to work with contractors. The startup helps make sure there’s a legal structure that’s sound and protects both parties.

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1 year ago

Idea: This is a startup that is building small robots. The startup’s first product is a robot called

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1 year ago

A tool that helps businesses quickly build and deploy Slack bots.

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1 year ago

Idea: A data-driven chatbot for hiring and managing remote workers and contractors. It’s built for managing teams of freelancers.

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1 year ago

Idea: A platform for building chatbots. The founders say their competitor, Maya, charges $3,000 per month while their offering is just $995 per month.

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1 year ago

Idea: A way to make warehouse robots more efficient, by helping them grab items from shelves and move them to delivery vehicles more quickly.

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1 year ago

A startup that’s built an open-source, artificial intelligence-powered bot that helps you schedule meetings on Slack. The bot is called Lino and was built by a team of ex-Google and ex-Yahoo engineers.

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1 year ago

Idea: A platform for real-time chat software for businesses, with a focus on making it easy to build bots and integrate with other tools (like Google Calendar, Salesforce, and HubSpot)

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