8Flow.ai raises $6.6M to automate customer support workflows
Working in customer support often means navigating disjointed tools to find data and solve issues. However, many of these actions are routine and repeatable, making them ideal candidates for automatio
Today’s cost-conscious business climate could give RPA a boost
One way to make your staffing cheaper is to reduce it. Another is to make it more productive. That's where robotic process automation comes in.
Is the RPA market in trouble?
Automation Anywhere, one of the largest RPA vendors, raised debt instead of equity. Is that cause for alarm in the market?
UiPath co-CEO Rob Enslin still sees plenty of potential despite stock turbulence
UiPath co-CEO Rob Enslin believes that RPA is just the tip of the automation iceberg.
Celonis secures another $1B to find and fix process problems in enterprise systems
Lest there be any doubt some startups are riding high even amid the macroeconomic uncertainty, process mining software vendor Celonis today announced that it secured a whopping $1 billion in additiona
UiPath acquires London-based NLP startup Re:infer
Robotic process automation (RPA) company UiPath has acquired Re:infer, a London-based startup that’s developing natural language processing (NLP) tools for enterprises. Terms of the deal were no
RPA Supervisor lands cash to help companies manage their various RPA platforms
Proving that there’s room in the robotic process automation (RPA) market for another vendor, RPA Supervisor today announced that it raised $20 million in a Series A round led by Dawn Capital wit
Bardeen raises $15.3M for browser-based workflow automation
The advantages of software that automates everyday workflows don’t have to be spelled out. In theory, it’s a major labor saver — not to mention wallet-friendly. But perhaps because a
Luminai (formerly DigitalBrain) gets $16M investment for customer support RPA-like tool
The founders of DigitalBrain have quite a back story. A pair of immigrants living in a hacker house in San Francisco, the two paid bills for a time by competing at hackathons and winning. When they ca
Magical makes $35M appear to move data between webpages
It’s the belief of some analysts that the market for robotic process automation, which leverages AI to automate certain software tasks, is headed toward consolidation. A recent Forrester Researc
TechCrunch+ roundup: Creating financial models, UiPath’s plummet, pitch deck pro tips
Did UiPath's valuation get hit by the same shrink ray affecting other software companies, or are other factors at work?
Getting to the bottom of UiPath’s plunging valuation
Just over a year ago, UiPath was among the most favored startups in the world. Last February the company raised a massive $750 million round at a staggering $35 billion valuation. The robotic process
Microsoft acquires process mining vendor Minit to grow its automation offerings
Signaling its ambitions in the process automation market, Microsoft has acquired Minit, a Bratislava, Slovakia-originated process mining technology vendor, for an undisclosed sum, the companies announ
Forrester predicts RPA software market growth will begin to flatten next year
Last year robotic process automation (RPA) was all the rage, as we saw market leader UiPath go public at a huge valuation, while larger more established players began to scoop up smaller vendors. Yet
Automation Anywhere expands into process discovery with FortressIQ acquisition
Automation Anywhere, which is best known for its robotic process automation (RPA) software, plans to expand the platform. This morning, the company announced that it intends to acquire process discove
Workato storms to a $5.7B valuation after raising $200M for its enterprise automation platform
The race to automate the world of business is on, and today one of the bigger players in the market has picked up another major round of funding to meet that demand to speed up work, reduce some of th
Propelo raises $12M for its AI-driven engineering excellence platform
The number of DevOps tools has increased exponentially over the last few years and, with that, the amount of data these tools can produce to help businesses improve their software development processe
Notable, which makes RPA-based tools to speed up healthcare admin, raises $100M at a $600M valuation
Timing is everything in healthcare — yet too often diagnoses, treatments and procedures are held up by paperwork, administrative red tape between patients, clinicians, carers, bookkeepers, insur
We’ll be discussing why it’s automation’s moment at TC Sessions: SaaS on Oct. 27th
This year automation hit center stage when robotic process automation (RPA) vendor UiPath went public after raising $2 billion in private investment. Investors who had been a part of that were richly
RPA industry consolidation continues with sale of Blue Prism to Vista for £1.095B
The robotic process automation (RPA) market has been red hot over the last year, and one of the market’s pioneers, Blue Prism, was sold to Vista Equity Partners for £1.095 billion ($1.5 billion