Zoi Meet Concludes Seed Round Funding
Rotterdam, Aug. 11, 2020 – Zoi Meet, an award winning AI and speech technology startup announces the completion of its initial seed round of funding led by Abu Dhabi based Chimera Investment, along with other angel investors including former Flow Traders co-CEO Sjoerd Rietberg and co-founders of Custom Connect (acquired by GTT Communications) Jan Willem Meijer and Olav van Doorn.
Zoi Meet has developed a proprietary speech technology that can outperform the accuracy of standard speech engines, such as Google or Amazon. Its sophisticated recognition technology enables it to customize and build terminology that is both industry-related as well as organization-specific, whilst guaranteeing high levels of privacy and security.
“There is so much value and data that can be extracted from conversations. Zoi Meet allows for that conversational data to become a rich source of structured information. Enterprises are progressively starting to realize the importance of such tools which can also support and improve their workflows and enhance workforce productivity” says CEO – Kevin Oranje.
The funds will support Zoi Meet to grow its business and client reach through further advancements of its proprietary speech technology and AI voice assistant that captures and processes enterprise communication for sales teams. It will also enable the company to grow its Deep Learning and Development team.
Founded in 2019 by Kevin Oranje (CEO) and Nick Yap (CTO), Zoi Meet is part of some of the world’s best startup programs including TechStars, Plug and Play Japan, Microsoft for Startups and most recently T-Mobile’s 5G Acceleration Program. The company also partnered with Verizon 5G labs and Vuzix to launch the very first Augmented Reality solution for language transcription and is currently working on new strategic partnerships with some of the world’s most renowned companies in the unified communication space.
Zoi Meet’s speech technology also powers its intelligent AI Assistant to capture, process and analyze sales meetings, sales calls and other audio files. Connecting with platforms such as Microsoft Teams and Zoom to provide automatic note taking, live transcriptions and post-meeting follow-ups.
About Zoi Meet
Founded in 2019, Zoi Meet is an award winning technology startup based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The company specializes in speech recognition and AI technology to help turn enterprise communication into valuable structured data and insights. Zoi Meet has additionally developed a unique real-time solution to capture and analyze sales meetings, sales calls and other audio files.
About Chimera Investments LLC
Established in 2007, Chimera Investments LLC is an Abu Dhabi-based private investment firm managing a diversified portfolio of listed and unlisted equities on both local and regional markets. The firm seeks value-creation opportunities where it can invest proprietary capital and keep in-line with its investment philosophy and key guiding principles.