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Publications and News Articles Featuring Jargon - the CMS for Conversational AI

Jargon Fintech Podcast

Rise FinTech Podcast - Milkana Brace, CEO and founder of Jargon, chats with Daisy Hopkins

Rise FinTech host Daisy Hopkins invites our CEO, Milkana Brace, for an engaging chat about the voice industry, what motivates her, and the goals for the future.

February 2, 2021


Jargon Voicebot AI

Voicebot AI - Over 100 Voice AI Predictions for 2021 from 50 Industry Leaders

From over 50 voice industry visionaries, Voicebot AI has collected more than 100 predictions, making this article the largest annual Voicebot AI predictions compilation. The most popular predictions are: (1) the rise of custom assistants and (2) voice solutions focused on on-the-go scenarios.

January 1, 2021


Jargon Voicebot AI

Voicebot AI - The Top 17 Visionaries in Voice 2020

The voice industry visionaries have helped bring us to where voice assistants are today and are defining where we are headed. Jargon is very proud that our CEO, Milkana Brace made Voicebot.ai's 2020 list of visionaries, along leaders like Jeff Bezos, Sundar Pichai, and Adam Cheyer.

December 8, 2020


Jargon Female Founders First

Female Founders First - 5 Questions with Jargon

Jargon's low-code platform enables enterprise teams to build and operate chat and voice intelligent assistants. Jargon is venture-backed and a graduate of the Alexa Accelerator'18, powered by Techstars.

November 19, 2020


Jargon Barclays

Barclays - Barclays and Techstars announce initiative to support female entrepreneurs

Techstars, the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, and British universal bank, Barclays, have today announced their partnership to launch Female Founders First, a unique programme designed to provide 30 trailblazing, female-led companies with resources to grow, scale, and advance their businesses.

November 11, 2020


Jargon Techstars

Techstars - 30 Entrepreneurs Selected for Female Founders First Programme by Barclays and Techstars

In an effort to both address these longstanding inequities and assist female founders during this difficult time, Techstars has partnered with Barclays to help 30 women entrepreneurs grow, scale, and promote their businesses.

November 10, 2020


Jargon Chatfunnels

Chatfunnels - 3 Keys to Successfully Using Voice Applications For Customer Engagement

Milkana Brace, CEO and founder of Jargon, defines helpful use cases of voice applications, creating multimodal applications and examples of voice skills that solve customers problems.

July 20, 2020


Jargon Voicebot AI

Voicebot AI - The Touch-Free World: New Voice Business Opportunities Post-Coronavirus

Companies that innovate and adapt to a world changed by the pandemic will be well positioned in the post-crisis world. Voice technologies are in a particularly favorable position to power the next generation of products.

May 9, 2020


Jargon Voicebot AI

Voicebot AI - Voice AI 2020 Predictions from 46 Voice Industry Pros

Today we start a new year and a new decade. The past decade has in many ways been about the dominance of mobile followed by the rise of voice assistants. The decade started with the launch of the Siri app in the iOS App Store and concluded with more than three billion voice assistants in use worldwide.

January 1, 2020


Jargon Voicebot AI

Voicebot AI - 2019 Voice Year in Review with Jargon, Voxly, and Voicebot

The year is concluding with new products from numerous industry OEMs and continued robust sales of everything with a voice assistant.

December 23, 2019


Jargon Project Voice

Project Voice - Jargon Nominated for the Third-Party Voice Development Tool Of The Year award

The Project Voice Award Finalists, along with Outstanding Achievement Award Winners, have been announced and are listed below. These awards honor global best-in-class achievement across the emerging voice/AI realm.

December 5, 2019


Jargon Geekwire Seattle

Geekwire - GeekWire Awards 2019: Here’s what makes these Startup CEO of the Year nominees great leaders

Managing a fast-growing startup is not easy. But the GeekWire Awards finalists for Startup CEO of the Year have figured how to not only lead early stage companies but also inspire others to join them on their mission.

April 11, 2019


Jargon Slator

Slator - Jargon Raises USD 1.8m Seed Round for Voice App Content Platform

At the beginning of March 2019, Seattle-based voice application content platform Jargon successfully raised USD 1.8m in seed funding. Ubiquity Ventures and Crosslink Capital led the funding round with iRobot, Amazon’s Alexa Fund, and others participating.

March 27, 2019


Jargon Builtin Seattle

Built in Seattle - 50 Startups to Watch in 2019

While the nation’s attention has largely focused on the big five tech giants over the last year — Microsoft, Amazon, Apple, Alphabet and Facebook — we’ve been keeping an eye on the Seattle startup scene.

March 12, 2019


Jargon International Women's Day

International Women's Day - Hear from seven women tackling some of the most complex challenges in technology

From Amazon leaders to founders of voice-forward startups and Alexa Fund entrepreneurs, meet seven women working to deliver the best voice experience possible.

March 8, 2019


Jargon Voicebot AI

Voicebot AI - Alexa Accelerator Alumnus Jargon Lands $1.8 Million in New Funding – Founder Speaks with Voicebot

Jargon announced today that it has raised $1.8 million new funding led by Ubiquity Ventures and Crosslink Capital, with participation from Amazon’s Alexa Fund, and iRobot. The company says the new funding will be used to build out its Conversational Platform for Voice Applications. Sunil Nagaraj of Ubiquity Ventures has joined the board.

March 7, 2019


Jargon Geekwire Seattle

Geekwire - Amazon invests in Seattle startup Jargon, a voice application content platform for developers

Voice technology continues to proliferate. There are more than 66 million smart speaker units in the U.S., up from 36 million a year ago, and the voice recognition market is now worth $49 billion.

March 7, 2019


Jargon BBC

BBC - The Big Talk

Click looks at voice assistants - what's in the pipeline and how much potential is there left to tap? The team visits Amazon to look at their latest research, and Israel, where a start up claims its voice algorithms can detect illness in how you speak.

February 7, 2019


Jargon VUXWorld

VUX World - All About Voice Content Management and Localisation

Separating content from code is a practice that not only makes it easier to manage your VUX in general, but also paves the way for internationalising your Alexa Skill or Google Assisntant Action for other countries.

January 23, 2019


Jargon Cnet

CNET - Microsoft names finalists in its $4M Female Founders Competition

Microsoft's venture fund, M12, wants to bridge a funding gap in venture capital and dispel the misconception that few women are building enterprise tech companies.

November 15, 2018


Jargon Geekwire

Geekwire - Voice tech localization startup Jargon wins GeekWire-Ubiquity prize at Amazon’s Alexa Accelerator

It’s been a whirlwind past few months for the entrepreneurs behind Jargon, but Tuesday evening marked a high note after the Seattle startup won the first-ever Ubiquity-GeekWire Award at the Alexa Accelerator Demo Night.

October 10, 2018


Jargon VoicebotAI

Voicebot AI - Alexa Accelerator Interviews (Jargon, Helix AI, Presence AI)

Voicebot recently traveled to Seattle to meet with some of the company founders in the 2018 cohort of the Alexa Accelerator Powered by Techstars.

October 8, 2018


Jargon GeekWire

Geekwire - Alexa, can you understand me now? Seattle startup helps translate voice apps into other languages

The whole point of Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri and other voice-activated assistants is being able to talk to them conversationally. So what happens if you need to engage in a language that isn’t English?

September 13, 2018


Jargon Techcrunch

TechCrunch - Amazon’s newest Alexa Fund recipients are less consumer-focused

Amazon is today announcing the new batch of startups joining its Alexa Accelerator program, powered by Techstars.

July 23, 2018


Jargon VentureBeat

VentureBeat - Amazon’s Alexa Accelerator introduces its second startup class

Amazon and Techstars today announced startups chosen to participate in the Alexa Accelerator, a 12-week program held in Seattle that is now in its second year.

July 23, 2018


Jargon Techstars

Techstars - Announcing the 2018 Class of the Alexa Accelerator, Powered by Techstars in Seattle

We are thrilled to announce the nine companies participating in the second Alexa Accelerator, powered by Techstars taking place this summer in Seattle, WA.

July 23, 2018