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PolyAI develops a machine learning platform for conversational artificial intelligence. The Company's platform enables the development of chatbots or voice-based agents capable of performing tasks across many application domains, using a plethora of world languages.

HQLondon, GB
Employee Ratings4.4

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2020)48(+5%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at PolyAI

Nikola Mrkšić

Nikola Mrkšić

Co Founder & CEO
Tsung-Hsien Wen

Tsung-Hsien Wen

Yan Zhang

Yan Zhang

Chief Operating Officer
Sri Chandrasekar

Sri Chandrasekar

Board Member
Hermann Hauser

Hermann Hauser

Board Member
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PolyAI Office Locations

PolyAI has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
144A Clerkenwell Rd
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PolyAI Financials and Metrics

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PolyAI total Funding

$12 m

PolyAI latest funding size

$12 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

PolyAI investors

PolyAI's latest funding round in March 2019 was reported to be $12 m. In total, PolyAI has raised $12 m
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The Death of Voice has Been Greatly Exaggerated (Call Deflection Only Gets You So Far!)

In the past decade, companies have increasingly tried to deflect calls through automated text channels. A number of these companies have tried to eliminate calls altogether by making their phone number hard or impossible to access, forcing customers through self-serving FAQs and chatbots. Chances ar…

PolyAI Named a Gartner 2020 Cool Vendor in Conversational AI Platforms

We’re delighted to announce that PolyAI has been named a Cool Vendor in Gartner’s latest Cool Vendors in Conversational AI Platforms report. The report – which focuses on vendors representing rising trends in conversational technologies – finds that “voice is becoming increasingly common, with end-t…

Few-Shot Slot Labeling with ConVEx: The Most Accurate Value Extractor on The Market

We’re thrilled to announce our recently published paper on the PolyAI ConVEx framework. Our new technique, ConVEx (Conversational Value Extractor), is the most accurate value extractor on the market. It requires significantly less data than previous best systems, which means that PolyAI can create v…

Intent Classification with Geometrically-Friendly Embeddings

At PolyAI, our conversational agents are powered, in part, by machine learning models that detect the intent behind what a user says. For example, in a banking environment, if a customer says “When did you send me my new card?”, the models will detect that you’re enquiring about card arrivals and th…

The State of AI 2020: Creating a Model That Performs Better than Google, at a Fraction of the Cost

The latest State of AI report from Nathan Benaich and Ian Hogarth has just been released and we’re thrilled that PolyAI has featured – twice! The report highlights the vast costs of training a model. “Based on variables released by Google et al., you’re paying circa $1 per 1,000 parameters. This mea…

Our Voice Assistant Spoke to Google Duplex. Here’s What Happened…

This summer, Google has been deploying its AI voice assistant called Duplex to call bars and restaurants in order to update their opening hours on Google Maps listings. Here’s a call their system had with our virtual assistant for restaurants.  As far as we’re aware, this is the first naturally-oc…
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PolyAI Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was PolyAI founded?

    PolyAI was founded in 2017.

  • Who are PolyAI key executives?

    PolyAI's key executives are Nikola Mrkšić, Tsung-Hsien Wen and Yan Zhang.

  • How many employees does PolyAI have?

    PolyAI has 48 employees.

  • Who are PolyAI competitors?

    Competitors of PolyAI include Replicant, HAL24K and Proportunity.

  • Where is PolyAI headquarters?

    PolyAI headquarters is located at 144A Clerkenwell Rd, London.

  • Where are PolyAI offices?

    PolyAI has an office in London.

  • How many offices does PolyAI have?

    PolyAI has 1 office.