Developers can use API.AI services for speech recognition, natural language processing (intent recognition and context awareness), and conversation management to quickly and easily differentiate their business, increase customer satisfaction and improve business processes. Developers can also leverage pre-built knowledge packages across a diverse collection of popular topics built from over two and a half billion user queries processed by the system. When enabled, agents can understand thousands of diverse requests out of the box. powers Assistant, an app which answers questions in natural language, performs tasks, and connects to popular web services. The app has over 25 million registered users and has the highest user rating among other voice assistants in the market. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, the API.AI team brings decades of experience in artificial intelligence and machine learning. API.AI is backed by Intel Capital, Motorola Solutions, SAIC Motor, and Alpine Electronics.
Company Growth (employees)
Sunnyvale, US
Size (employees)
26 (est)-13%
Website was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, US Office Locations has an office in Sunnyvale
Sunnyvale, US (HQ)
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Total Funding

$8.6 m

Latest funding size

$3 m

Time since last funding

almost 2 years

Investors's latest funding round in August 2015 was reported to be $3 m. In total, has raised $8.6 m

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