Dialpad Supports Next Generation of Artificial Intelligence Startups as National Sponsor of AI Showcase
SAN FRANCISCO – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Dialpad Inc., the industry leader in AI-powered communication and collaboration, today announced its official sponsorship of the National AI Showcase, an online pitch competition for startups across Canada. The British Columbia Artificial Intelligence Network (AInBC) and Traction Conference will host the showcase where 40 Seed and Series A stage AI startups will feature investors from around the world including Canada, Japan, Korea and the United States. The online event will take place October 13-14, 2021.
The National AI Showcase is a competition open to the public with a grand prize of $ 100,000 in AWS Credits and $ 60,000 in Hubspot Services. The event includes an investor-only demo day to ensure startups have the opportunity to meet investors, and free advisory services from one of UBC’s top AI academic advisors. All qualified companies selected for the event receive 10 free lifetime licenses of Dialpad’s business phone system and AI-enabled video conferencing solutions.
“We are delighted that Dialpad is included as a sponsor of Canada’s National AI Showcase and Pitch Competition,” said Steve Lowry, Executive Director of InBC. “Especially as a leader in the AI industry and as a successful startup, the Dialpad team has a deep understanding of this space. With this sponsorship, Dialpad is supporting the next generation of AI startups and providing them with critical technology that will help them grow and evolve.
Sponsorship of the National AI Showcase is the most recent example of Dialpad’s support for startups. The company’s Dialpad for Startups program is designed to help start-ups grow with the best unified business communication solutions, including voice, messaging, video conferencing and contact center. Over 500 startups are implementing Dialpad cloud solutions to drive productivity and growth at a reduced cost. In addition to the Dialpad for Startups program, Dialpad is proud to support the Tech for Black Founders initiative as one of the first cloud software companies to participate in the initiative’s launch in 2020. Dialpad has since hosted more than 50 Black-owned startups in the Keyboard for the Startups program.
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Dialpad is the global leader in AI communications for businesses, transforming the way the world works together. Dialpad customers benefit from truly unified business and customer communications, including a cloud-based enterprise telephony system, text and team messaging, video meetings, and the world’s most advanced AI contact center, the all in one beautiful app. More than 7,000 innovative brands and millions of people use Dialpad to connect their teams from anywhere, including Motorola Solutions, Netflix, T-Mobile, Twitter, Uber and WeWork. Visit www.dialpad.com for more information and to request a demo.