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Cognea

Talking, thinking virtual humans. Fortune 100 customers for customer support & companion AI. Expanding fast. Multi Million $ platform.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Software
  • Location Redwood City, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Employees 0
  • Website cognea.com

Company Summary

Our virtual humans are used for customer support & companions.

Team

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    Liesl Capper
    CEO

    Liesl Capper (CEO) has run three successful startups. Each expanded globally. The first two had good exits (MBO and listing) and the third is the "big one" currently running
    - Raised $8 mill into 2 tech startups
    - Inventor on 4 technology patents
    - Brokered many deals with big distribution partners, customers & VC
    - Listed a search engine company on the Australian Stock Exchange in 2005 (now living in USA)
    - Winner of multiple awards for inn

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    John Zakos
    CIO

    PhD in Artificial Intelligence
    Dr Zakos worked for both mature and start-up IT companies at an international level. His experience spans business development and leading technical teams, and has worked with Liesl since 2001
    At the IBM Research Lab in Japan, Dr Zakos’ worked on world-leading information retrieval and knowledge-mining technology. At Ixla Limited, he developed award-winning digital photography and web publishing software.

Advisors

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    Augie Rackow, Orrick
    Lawyer
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    PWC (USA), Roscoe and Co (APAC)
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Angels, grant funding, customer revenue, founders money
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    No series A
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