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About Koko

Koko provides emotional support as a service for any product, including chatbots, voice assistants, and online communities. Based on technology developed at the MIT Media Lab, Koko combines artificial and collective intelligence to help promote emotional well-being. It was founded in 2020 and is based in New York, New York. In January 2020, Koko was acquired by Airbnb.

Headquarters Location

155 Rivington Street

New York, New York, 10002,

United States




Expert Collections containing Koko

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Koko is included in 3 Expert Collections, including Wellness Tech.


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Latest Koko News

Koko Black launches Valentine range

Feb 2, 2024

Koko Black launches Valentine range + Melboure-based chocolatier Koko Black has launched a new chocolate range, exclusive for Valentine’s Day. The range comprises: 8-piece The Truffle Collection, 9-piece Chocolatier’s Gift Box with Sleeve, 25-piece Chocolatier’s Gift Box, Be My Valentine Gift Box, Lots of Love Gift Box and Jar of Hearts – Mixed Dark & Milk. “Valentine’s Day is a wonderfully romantic day, however at Koko Black we believe that it’s more than just a day dedicated to couples,” said Koko Black head chocolatier Remco Brigou “Valentine’s Day should be an opportunity to celebrate the love you have for your parents, friends, siblings, role models and more. Everybody appreciates a box of chocolates, so a simple gesture like gifting Koko Black is a small thing everyone can do to remind people that they’re appreciated.” The collection is in stores and online until February 14. Customers can purchase Valentine’s Day range at Koko Black stores nationally or online.

Koko Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Koko founded?

    Koko was founded in 2020.

  • Where is Koko's headquarters?

    Koko's headquarters is located at 155 Rivington Street, New York.

  • What is Koko's latest funding round?

    Koko's latest funding round is Acq - Talent.

  • How much did Koko raise?

    Koko raised a total of $2.5M.

  • Who are the investors of Koko?

    Investors of Koko include Airbnb, Union Square Ventures, Omidyar Network, Joi Ito and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.



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