The fundraising for voice and conversational AI companies continues to heat up. Voiceflow, which helps developers and designers build voice experiences on Google and Alexa, announced that it raised $20 million. Voice restaurant startup ConverseNow raised a $15 million Series A round to augment its voice assistants that can take customer orders at fast food restaurants. And finally, search company Algolia, which offers voice solutions, raised $150 million for its Series D. This bustling fundraising activity comes on the heels of other notable funding rounds by Verbit, Cognigy, and ASAPP — indicating the potential that investors see in tapping voice for transcription, enterprises, and more.
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