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About, formerly GoButler, is a technology company that supports businesses in automating conversational commerce using natural language processing.'s domain-specific NLP solution, built on an extensive data set of real conversations, speaks the language of consumers, available natively or via any messaging platform. Headquarter Location

20 W 36th Street

New York, New York, 10018,

United States

Latest News, a firm that builds chat bots, acqui-hired by Amazon

Sep 21, 2016

Twitter It seems like Google, which yesterday acquired, a firm that will help builders create conversational interfaces, isn’t the only significant tech firm hoovering up chat bot expertise. TechCrunch understands that (formerly acknowledged as GoButler) has, at the very least partially, been acqui-hired by Amazon. The e-commerce big verified that co-founder and CEO Navid Hadzaad has joined the firm. “I can ensure that Navid started off at Amazon, and that his to start with working day was yesterday. We really do not have something more to share at this time,” an Amazon spokesperson explained to TechCrunch. A swift check on LinkedIn confirms Hadzaad’s new job title: “Head of New Bot Products at Amazon”. I also realize that numerous other personnel are signing up for or have features from Amazon and that the firm is also getting some or all of’s technologies and info. That claimed, this does not glance like significantly of a return for traders, if any, with owning lifted $8 million in Sequence A funding in July 2015. The round was led by Common Catalyst Partners, with participation from Lakestar, Rocket Internet’s World Founders Capital, Gradual Ventures, BoxGroup, Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary’s Audio Ventures, and Cherry Ventures. Initially termed GoButler, the startup introduced as a digital assistant that let you request something on-desire, but experienced considering the fact that long gone by means of numerous pivots, settling on providing all-natural language processing technologies to 3rd-functions. It is this chat bot abilities that Amazon appears be getting as it too tries to figure out what function, if any, bots are going to perform in “conversational commerce,” as Hadzaad once described it.

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