Emotibot, a Shangai, China-based caring robot solutions provider, raised USD30M in Series B funding.
The round was led by China Development Financial, followed by Cathay Financial Holdings and existing investors Ecovacs and Advantech Capital.
Founded in 2015 and led by Kenny Chien (Jian Renxian), chief executive officer, Emotibot is an artificial intelligence company engaged in deploying deep learning, Chinese semantic understanding, emotional calculation and computer science to provide emotional robot solutions. The robot can read, see, listen, remember, self-learn, and understand a user’s emotions, and the affective states, emotions and intentions of the speaker.
The company provides user-centered business solutions with bots throughout the e-commerce cycle including the pre-sale, sale, after-sale stages. Emotibot’s financial solutions can automatically identify the potential needs of high-value customers, providing a comprehensive financial intelligence solution from front-end interaction to financial advisory and after-sales service.
Emotibot supports a full set of language, image, and voice human-computer interactions. Combined with customized development based on the devices and scenarios, it enables intelligent devices to have a smart AI brain. Through NLU (Natural Language Understanding) and emotion recognition, the system allows the robots to accurately understand the intent of user inquiries, thereby reducing operational costs and improving efficiency.