SalesHero, a San Francisco, CA-based provider of a new sales AI assistant,raised $4.5m in seed funding.
Backers included Baidu Ventures, CometLabs, Cherry Ventures and signals Venture Capital.
Led by Stefan Groschupf, founder and CEO, SalesHero introduced Robin, a new class of sales AI assistant built for the sales rep and benefiting the entire sales organization. Leveraging artificial intelligence, Robin learns from the user’s actions and automates sales processes to improve daily productivity.
Processing data from users’ CRM, customer interactions and SalesHero’s proprietary database of 45 million global company records, Robin iteratively takes on the sales tasks that detract from actual selling.
– prospecting by offering up new and pertinent accounts and leads
– CRM data by providing important missing or outdated details
– customer engagement with automated scheduling
SalesHero uses standard Salesforce APIs to map data and does not require any installation or download. Users connect their company e-mail and Salesforce account and the platform integrates with all other products in the ecosystem.