We're looking for early stage companies that share in our mission of helping users get things done in their world. Think you're a fit?
We're looking to invest and work closely with early stage companies that are moving the voice and assistance ecosystem forward. If your company is developing technologies that broaden the Assistant’s set of features, building new hardware devices for digital assistants, or focusing on a particular industry such as travel, games, or hospitality, we'd like to hear from you.
We provide a set of benefits to companies that work with us, including:
- Investment capital to help you grow.
- Access to Google teams (technical teams, business development, product leads, etc.)
- Early access to new features and programs.
- Credits for Google products including Google Cloud.
- Potential co-marketing opportunities.
AskPorter is an AI property management platform. At its heart sits Porter, a digital assistant that automated and assists with any part of property management from arranging viewings and triaging maintenance issues to sending rent reminders.
BotSociety is a conversational design suite that allows you to design, prototype, and user test your next voice interface.
Claimbot is an enterprise-class virtual chat engine that transforms the way insurance and automotive companies communicate with their customers.
Edwin is an AI-powered English learning service delivered by chatbots, voice assistants, and humans. Edwin prepares students for standardized tests, such as TOEFL and TOEIC.
Go Moment created Ivy, the world's largest AI powered travel chatbot. Ivy elevates the guest experience with instant answers to common questions and quick service from staff when needed.
GradeSlam powers conversational personalized learning support for students seeking academic assistance. Available 24/7, GradeSlam gives students instant access to a live educator to help with any homework questions they may have.
Pulse Labs provides human-centered testing, measurement, and analysis for voice applications to aid developers in creating engaging and enjoyable experiences.
StatMuse pioneered a platform for interactive storytelling that brings authentic digital personas to life, powered by the personalities of over 25 sports superstars, including Peyton Manning, Todd Gurley and Scott Van Pelt.
StyleHacks (formerly Maison Me) sells AI-designed made-to-order clothing informed by each individual user’s data. StyleHacks collects this data while providing its users with free personalized what-to-wear recommendations.
Ilya Gelfenbeyn - Head of Google Assistant Investments
Ilya is the Head of the Google Assistant Investments program.
Ilya previously co-founded Dialogflow (formerly known as API.AI), a developer platform for building conversational experiences, and served as its CEO before Google acquired the company in September 2016. Prior to launching API.AI, the company built Assistant.ai, the highest rated independent voice assistant in the world with 40M+ users.
Brock Huber - Founding Lead
Brock is a Founding Lead of the Google Assistant Investments program.
Brock joined Google's corporate development team over two years ago and has led acquisitions for several Google product areas including Image Search, Research, Assistant and Communications. Prior to Google, Brock worked in both middle market and bulge bracket investment banking - supporting a wide range of transactions for clients across the technology industry.
Sudipta Chatterjee - Technical Partnerships
Sudipta Chatterjee is a Technical Solutions Consultant for the Google Assistant Investments program.
Sudipta has been with Google for three years. He's helped launch the Assistant on many platforms, with various features.
Eliza Coogan - Operations Manager
Eliza Coogan is an Operations Manager for the Google Assistant Investments program.
Eliza joined Google over three years ago and has previously worked in business operations and sales.