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Clinc is an artificial intelligence startup that built Lucida, an open source intelligent personal assistant, Founded by University of Michigan professors, Clinc provides Lucida, an open-source intelligent assistant and machine learning research platform already used all over the world for both research and production systems. Mobile, voice-activated, artificial intelligence platform enabling personal and instant answers for common or complex questions, the system allows developers and the open-source community to create and deploy personalized voice and vision-based intelligent assistants in applications beneficial to society such as non-profit education and improving technological access for the disabled. 
Clinc’s mission is to lead the transformative shift of taking the world's most advanced AI research and making it useful for improving the quality and reducing the complexity in the lives of every human. We begin by tackling the problems facing our financial identities and aspirations to know and understand the state of our financial selves.

HQAnn Arbor, US
Employee Ratings3.7

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Employees (est.) (Sep 2019)85(+3%)

Key People/Management at Clinc

Jason Mars

Jason Mars

Co-Founder & CEO
Lingjia Tang

Lingjia Tang

Co-Founder & CSO
Johann Hauswald

Johann Hauswald

Co-Founder & VP Engineering
Michael Laurenzano

Michael Laurenzano

Co-Founder & CTO
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Clinc Office Locations

Clinc has an office in Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, US (HQ)
First National Building, 201 S Main St
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Clinc Financials and Metrics

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Clinc total Funding

$59.5 m

Clinc latest funding size

$52 m

Time since last funding

4 months ago

Clinc investors

Clinc's latest funding round in May 2019 was reported to be $52 m. In total, Clinc has raised $59.5 m
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Clinc News and Updates

Clinc raises $52m Series B as it marches towards IPO

Ann Arbor, Michigan-based Clinc is today announcing a $52 million Series B. The company behind the conversational AI platform netted cash from Insight Partners, DFJ Growth, Drive Capital, Hyde Park Venture Partners, and others. This round of financing brings Clinc’s total amount of funding to $60 mi…

Clinc raises $50 million to bring conversational AI to cars, banks, and kiosks

Clinc, a four-year-old AI startup based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, has raised $52 million in venture capital, more than 8 times its previous capital raised.

Ford taps Clinc for conversational AI in autos

Ann Arbor conversational AI startup Clinc has partnered with Ford to add natural language processing capabilities to the automaker's cars.

Clinc expands to automotive, releases SaaS platform for its voice AI assistant

Clinc co-founder and CEO Jason Mars just announced the company is expanding to a third vertical: Automotive. The company, which started in fintech and recently unveiled a product for drive-thru restaurants, is aiming its voice AI service at the automotive industry. The idea is to give automakers a p…

Hollywood Agency Clinches Social Influencer Campaign Category Win In PR Daily's Media Relations Awards

HINGHAM, Mass., Aug. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hollywood Agency, an integrated public relations and communications agency servicing both consumer and B2B brands, rounds out this awards season with a Social Influencer Campaign category win in the PR Daily 2018 Media Relations Awards for...

Parents of a teenager say they had to hatch a plot to break their daughter out of a Mayo Clinc hospital after she was 'medically kidnapped'

Alyssa Gilderhus was 18 years old on Christmas morning in 2016 when she suffered an aneurysm and had to undergo emergency surgery at the Mayo Clinic. Her family got into conflict with the hospital about a month later, when her mother was banned from the hospital after getting into a heated confron…
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Clinc Blogs

The State of Conversational Artificial Intelligence

Ever since viewers watched the crew of Star Trek’s U.S.S. Enterprise talking with the ship’s computer, using natural language to execute queries, conduct research or control the ship, typing on a keyboard has seemed like an antiquated stepping stone on the road to something better.

Introduction to Conversational UI Videos - The Top 5 for Innovative Business Leaders

When you’re not an expert on a given technology, tech talk can get confusing fast. If you’re a business leader looking into conversational user interfaces, you probably want to understand the product you’re investing in and how it can help you—  preferably without having to get a second …

How to Buy Conversational AI

How to Buy Conversational AI More than 2 billion people are using chat platforms. More than 100 million homes contain a smart speaker. And, nearly everything holds a conversational AI assistant, from TVs to doorbells and locks to light bulbs.

Conversational UI is Becoming the Preferred Consumer Interface - 12 Reasons Why (2019)

No more hunting and pecking around websites. No more trying to figure out the navigation. No more searching in vain to find the right page to answer your simple questions.

How to Make a Business Case for Conversational AI

If you’re like me, you’ve probably found yourself talking to your phone more than talking on it lately.

How to Start and Enterprise Conversational AI Project

How many times have you talked to Siri, Google, or Alexa today?   If you’re like the majority of consumers, you’re probably finding that you’re doing more talking than looking at your mobile phone lately. You’re letting these AI assistants take care of doing mundane things like fin…
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Clinc Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Clinc founded?

    Clinc was founded in 2015.

  • Who are Clinc key executives?

    Clinc's key executives are Jason Mars, Lingjia Tang and Johann Hauswald.

  • How many employees does Clinc have?

    Clinc has 85 employees.

  • Who are Clinc competitors?

    Competitors of Clinc include Neurensic, Sentient and Knowsis.

  • Where is Clinc headquarters?

    Clinc headquarters is located at First National Building, 201 S Main St, Ann Arbor.

  • Where are Clinc offices?

    Clinc has an office in Ann Arbor.

  • How many offices does Clinc have?

    Clinc has 1 office.