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Meet the startups

The inaugural cohort of the Google for Startups Accelerator Voice AI brings together a diverse set of voice startups from the US and Canada. Collectively, these 12 selected companies are leveraging voice user interfaces to solve complex challenges across accessibility, education, and care.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Babbly provides parents real-time insights on their baby’s speech and language skills and recommends personalized activities that promote their child's development.

Seattle, Washington, United States

Bespoken is the leader in Automated Testing, Training, and Monitoring for voice applications and devices. If you can talk to it, Bespoken can test it!

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

conversationHEALTH enables conversational agents for patients and healthcare professionals in clinical trials, medical affairs, and commercial lines of business.

Santa Monica, California, United States

nēdl is democratizing access to the microphone by giving everyone their own live call-in radio station that transcribes, amplifies, and monetizes the audio creator's words as they speak.

New York, New York, United States

OTO is a spin-off of SRI International, building an acoustic engine capable of delivering non-semantic insights (intonation, emotions, laughter) from voice streams in real time, on a small compute footprint.

San Francisco, California, United States

Piffle is a voice gaming platform that aims to nurture professional wellness through conversational gameplay.

New York, New York, United States

Powow is a SaaS platform which unleashes the power of AI in business meetings. Powow uses proprietary AI algorithms to transcribe and analyze meetings, transforming them into actionable insights.

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

SiMBi combines learners' narrations with the text of a story to create an engaging audiovisual book that learners around the world can read along to.

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Talkatoo is dictation software designed specifically for veterinary and medical professionals, enabling them to save time in their practice.

New York, New York, United States

tinychef is a voice-first Culinary AI™ platform that helps consumers in their kitchen from their dinner dilemma, to grocery planning, grocery shopping, and cooking their meals with interactive experiences on smart speakers.

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Voicify’s SaaS platform allows brands and large enterprises to easily design, build, and deploy voice apps, chatbots, and other conversational experiences across voice assistants, chatbots, and social media platforms.

New York, New York, United States

Vowel brings the best of productivity and communication platforms into a single, integrated meeting tool.