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  • Early chatbot believers Howdy and Bot Metrics join forces to deliver on the promise of bots

    Early chatbot believers Howdy and Bot Metrics join forces to deliver on the promise of bots

    Two of the largest communities for chatbot developers are joining forces with the belief that bots are only just getting started. Howdy, a company backed by Bloomberg Beta and Slack among others, announced that it has acquired Bot Metrics, a year-old company funded by Social Capital and Graph Ventures. The deal is undisclosed, and it will see Bot Metrics founders Arun Thampi and Sandeep… Read More

  • Howdy Raises $1.5 Million From Top VCs To Develop Apps For Slack

    Howdy Raises $1.5 Million From Top VCs To Develop Apps For Slack

    Despite a checkered history with online platforms, developers are always looking for the next big distribution model and a small but growing number is betting Slack, the popular group-messaging platform, is the way to go. One such startup, Austin-based Howdy, may be the first to nab venture funding based largely on that vision. Specifically, the company, which has developed a customizable chat… Read More