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Google backs Indian voice assistant as a service startup Slang Labs

Slang Labs raised funding from the Google Assistant Investments program. It would use the funding to grow its Voice Assistant as a Service business

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Google | Startup funding | Voice assistant

Peerzada Abrar  |  Bengaluru 

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“This investment by Google emphasises the importance of voice inside apps and highlights the most significant technology trend for this decade - Voice,” said Kumar Rangarajan, Slang Labs co-founder, and its obsessive dictator.

Slang Labs, the in-app company that pioneered the concept of as a Service (VAaaS), has raised an investment from the Assistant Investments programme, along with 100x Entrepreneurs, Velu Murugan, Thomas George and their existing investor Endiya Partners. With this development, Slang Labs becomes one of the first players in the In-App space globally to be backed by .

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First Published: Fri, July 16 2021. 14:35 IST
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