Indore based ZiPi, a chatbot platform, has announced today that it has raised funding from Swan Angel Network this month. Founded in October 2015, ZiPi was launched in January 2016 for public by a 15-member team led by Sukrat Ray, Pranav Singhi, Sumay Dubey & Siddharth Ray.
ZiPi offers an interactive and convenient way for users to do their day to day tasks like book taxi, read news and trends, order food, find doctors, ordering groceries, movie ticket booking, connecting with local business & stores and lots more, all packed inside one single app. ZiPi is built on conversational interface similar to popular messaging apps that the users are already comfortable using. Chatbots and Assisted Interface makes the app very user friendly to get things done fast and easy. And with most of the services under one App, Users have found an easy solution for their storage problems.
ZiPi plans to use the funds to accelerate sales and continue developing technology that securely connects businesses with their customer by means of bots and conversational interface.
“ZiPi is built after a lot of brainstorming, research on apps and current trends. The users can use features of multiple apps in one without actually downloading each application. The technology stack allows a lot of customization for the business by the manager/owner. We know what the business wants and technology makes it scalable and affordable for any local business or brand. This intelligence has been built over data points and messages between the business and its customers collected over years.” says Pranav, another co-founder.
Sukrat Ray founder and CEO of ZiPi said “Local businesses are the backbone of the economy and our technology enables them to keep up with the big guys.” further in the discussion he told “We are democratizing bots and mobile customer engagement for businesses similar to what platforms like Wix have done for websites. The business can build micro apps on the ZiPi platform in 1/10th the time and cost without the requirement of any specialized skill set. This along with push notifications and solutions for re-marketing to loyal customers is our selling point of the businesses that will generate revenues for us.”
ZiPi is available on both Android and iOS and has tied up with over 50 brands and businesses to host their micro apps on the ZiPi platform. With more than 15000 user base, ZiPi is expanding aggressively in the domestic market and plan to mark their presence nationwide in coming months.