Talk-A-Bot, a start-up venture team in the CEU Business School InnovationsLab, was selected by Viber as an official “Preferred Enabling Partner” of Viber’s new Public Accounts chatbot platform.
Viber, a cross-platform instant messaging and Voice-over-IP with over 800 members, announced inauguration of Public Accounts, a new marketing and services account format for businesses and brands for communicating with Viber users. Public Accounts will encourage the use of third-party bots—like Talk-A-Bot—will provide the tools for bot developers
Talk-A-Bot has already built its own demo bot and has received orders from major clients, which will go live in a few weeks.
CEU InnovationsLab is the leading business school accelerator in the CEE. Our InnovationsLab leverages a new wave of entrepreneurialism at CEU as our talented, experienced and diverse body of CEU students, alumni and faculty increasingly embrace innovation. We now aim to capture this spirit for the benefit of the university and the larger business and professional community in our region. Be it technology per se, a new product or service, a business-model innovation, or a solution to a pressing social problem, our venture teams work to translate great ideas into successful enterprises and also teach others how accomplish this throughout the globe.
Talk-A-Bot is a startup founded in 2016 to meet the increasing demand for business-oriented chatbots. There’s Facebook Messenger and its 1 billion users, there's Viber and its 800 million users, and then there are companies that would like to talk to such users. With Talk-A-Bot solutions, firms can use such communication platforms to generate real business value. Talk-a-Bot’s goal is to enable companies to communicate with customers in a very personal manner via intuitive and automated chat-leveraging technologies, creative marketing and existing knowledge of customers.