Akia Raises New Funding


Akia, a Menlo Park, CA-based startup enabling hotels to engage with their guests, secured a new round of funding from GSR Ventures.

The amount of the deal was not disclosed.

The company will use the capital to accelerate and expand implementation of its AI-enabled SaaS platform.

Led by Evan Chen, CEO, Akia provides an AI-enabled SaaS platform which allows hotels to provide guests with contactless options such as pre-arrival check-in and shifting in-person guest communications to text messaging.

Customers include brands such as Hyatt, Marriott, Best Western, NoMad, The Ritz-Carlton Club & Residences, and many luxury boutiques.



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