Zhichi Keji, an artificial intelligence and robot technology startup based in Beijing, has raised USD five million in Series A funding from lead investor IDG Capital, followed by Zhen Fund, China Capital Growth and Fang Fund on Wednesday, NetEase reports.
Xu Yi, CEO of Zhichi Keji, also announced the release of version 4.0 of its Zhichi Kefu service and its associated intelligent system. The release will optimize its intelligent robot “Sobot”, one-stop management and big data analysis. It will also combine the functions of robots, artificial service, work orders, and call centers. He claims their service robots have a 97% accurate response rate.
Niu Kuiguang, a partner at IDG Capital, said their reasons for investing in the artificial intelligence startup are its appropriate corporate service strategy and the company’s strong growth.
It was reported that since the release of Zhichi Kefu 3.0, the startup has garnered 10,000 corporate users in 200 days. In terms of product use, Zhichi Kefu’s flow rate has increased 15% every week, on average. Compared to six months ago, product flow has increased 40%.
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