• Amazon expands its TechStars Alexa Accelerator to London, starts search for second cohort

    7 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Amazon continues to tap into the developer community to expand the ubiquity of its Alexa voice-based assistant, and it's taking the strategy international. Today the company opened applications for the Alexa Accelerator, the program for startups building solutions and services for voice-based assistants, which Amazon runs in conjunction with TechStars. Most notably, as part of this...
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  • Amazon launches second Alexa Accelerator for voice-driven startups

    Amazon launches second Alexa Accelerator for voice-driven startups

    7 monthes ago - By Venture Beat

    Amazon today announced the launch of its second Alexa Accelerator. The 13-week program for creators of voice experiences is held primarily in Seattle and is managed by TechStars. For the first time, three startups from TechStars' London offices will be allowed to participate.
    Each of the up to 13 early-stage startups and companies chosen to participate in the program will receive an undisclosed investment from the Alexa Fund, an Amazon spokesperson told VentureBeat.
    The accelerator is paid for by the Alexa Fund and is aimed at boosting the ecosystem for Amazon's voice assistant. With an...
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