6 Deep Tech Business Scheduling & Productivity Companies

Six of The Best

Artificial intelligence (AI) is changing how business is being done in the office (and since March 2020 at home, too) with it giving a boost to such areas as predictive sales, analyzing and extracting data, automating calls and managing smart chatbots.

There are other things as well. To service this growing development, we have a plethora of startups that have come up with ingenious solutions for business productivity and organization that employ AI and machine learning (ML).

The Deep Tech Insider has listed six of the best, though this has left out some others with names like FreeBusy, Julie Desk and SkipFlag.

1. Kono AI

Kono AI is a South Korean startup founded in 2014 by Jaehoon Choi, Jung-hee Ryu and YJ Min that was part of the Techstars 2018 program.

Kono AI provides seamless interaction between communication tools and internal calendars, meeting booking systems and guest concierge systems and has raised a total of $980,000 in funding over five rounds.

2. Talla

Founded in 2015, Talla is a Boston-based startup founded by Byron Galbraith and Rob May whose AI and automation platform transforms the way businesses deliver customer and employee support through its Customer Assist, Agent Assist and Automation Assist Products.

Talla has raised a total of $12.3 million in funding over nine rounds.

3. Brainasoft

Brainasoft’s expertise in AI, natural language processing (NLP) and human-computer interaction has produced its flagship product, Braina, claimed to be the world’s best intelligent assistant software for Windows PC.

The Indian startup was founded in 2012 by Akash Shastri.

4. Pogo

Pogo is reimagining the data economy by directly rewarding people for their data. Backed by Village Global, Slow Ventures and angels including the founders of Honey, Carta, Shutterstock, the President of Unilever, the CPOs of Oracle Data Cloud, Adobe, Uber and more.

Dom Wong, Oskar Melking and Shikhar Mohan set up the startup in 2020.

5. Clara

Clara Labs is the company behind Clara, a scheduling service that coordinates when, where, and how candidates meet with recruiters and interviewers. Clara delivers unprecedented efficiency and accuracy by combining the precision of machine intelligence and the judgement of an expert team. This human-in-the-loop approach ensures scheduling communication is always clear, swift, and professional.

The San Francisco-based startup was founded in 2014 by Maran Nelson and Michael Akilian and has raised an impressive $11.4 million in funding over five rounds.

6. Bizzabo

Bizzabo, founded in 2011 by Boaz Katz, Alon Alroy and Eran Ben-Shushan, is an NYC-based company that powers immersive in-person, virtual and hybrid experiences. The Bizzabo Event Experience OS is a data-rich open platform that allows Event Experience Leaders to manage events, engage audiences, activate communities, and deliver powerful business outcomes — all while keeping attendee data private and secure.

To help Bizzabo in its current trajectory of success, the company has raised a total of $194.5 million in funding over eight rounds, which is a boost to its flagship product, the Event Experience OS — a tool to manage, promote and produce branded events from insightful dashboards — more bandwidth and cash to develop.