Estonian-founded Pactum raises $3 million to automate contract negotiations with AI

Pactum, an Estonian-founded AI platform that automates contract negotiations, has closed a $3 million seed round led by Berlin-based Project A. DocuSign and other previous investors also participated. The California-based startup says many enterprise companies lose out on “hidden value” in vendor contracts, because there are just too many contracts of too little value to […]

Amsterdam-based sales chatbot startup Maxwell raises €400,000

Dutch chatbot startup Maxwell has secured €400,000 in funding from the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) and River Venture Partners. Maxwell has developed a messenger marketing platform for Shopify-based online stores that includes several steps, from cart reminder and checkout to review and activation of the customer. It works on Facebook Messenger, and the startup plans […]

French customer care chatbot startup Mindsay raises $10 million

Paris-based customer relations startup Mindsay has landed $10 million in a funding round led by White Star Capital, with participation from previous investor Partech and two of the startup’s clients, Groupe ADP and Accor. The company plans to grow its team from 40 to 120 over the next 18 months in the offices in Paris, […]

The UK-based savings chatbot Plum secures $4.5 million

London-founded startup Plum that’s developed what it calls “the world’s first AI-powered personal money management chatbot” has raised $4.5 million in a funding round led by venture firm VentureFriends and the EBRD. The company plans to use the fresh capital to hire more engineers in its offices in London and Athens, as well as work […]