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Vernacular.ai Sets Its Sights  to Become a Global Voice-AI Company
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Vernacular.ai Sets Its Sights to Become a Global Voice-AI Company

Vernacular.ai is a startup founded in Bangalore by Sourabh Gupta and Akshay Deshraj. With a sight to become a global voice AI company, the innovative AI-first SaaS startup raised $5.1 million in a series A funding round. This Indian startup is all geared up to expand into Southeast Asia and the US, and use the funding towards R&D to further enhance its proprietary AI-based voice automation platform. Sourabh Gupta, Co-founder and CEO, Vernacular.ai In an exclusive interview with MediaCatalyst, Sourabh Gupta, Co-founder and CEO, Vernacular.ai dwells on the journey of the AI-first SaaS startup, its innovative products, how it is simplifying customer conversations for a post-pandemic world, the company's strategy and expansion plans. Excerpts: How did the journey of Vernacular.ai...
Innovation in HRTech Space will change HRMS
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Innovation in HRTech Space will change HRMS

Author: Prasad Rajappan, Founder and CEO - zingHR During the times of crisis and unprecedented events like the #CoronaVirus Pandemic, entrepreneurs, founders, and leaders should look at primarily two things : Welfare & Empathy For Their Human CapitalBusiness Continuity and Productivity  HRTech plays a vital role in addressing the above in a very ideal fashion and it is bound to contribute in a big chunk. Add innovation to HRTech and things just get streamlined and the business is up and running along with building pipelines for productivity. This not only saves time but can create a lot of positive outlook towards Digital Transformation and Future Of Work. Both Startups and Enterprises will be looking at HRTech adoption very keenly in the coming times. More and more ...
We All May Be In The Same Storm But Not In The Same Boat
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We All May Be In The Same Storm But Not In The Same Boat

Author: Brahmanand S Siingh Very often these days, we hear people who are facing all sorts of problems due to the Corona scenario say, "Oh yes, we are all in the same boat." Every time I hear this I am tempted to review the blanket statement and re-assess the metaphor and in no time it becomes clear that no, we all are not in the same boat. We may be in the same storm miles away from the shore, desperately trying to make it to the land, but we all are in different boats that differ in strength, size, comfort, needs, capacity, speed, decor and so on. The fancy yachts For those who can afford to work from home for example, the changed scenario ranges from romantic to functional. For the absolute elite, it’s about spending more time with the loved ones and being able to find time ...
5 Tips to Ensure Safety of Your Digital Information
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5 Tips to Ensure Safety of Your Digital Information

Author: Rovin Coutinho, Chief Product Officer of Canvs.in Today we are practically always online. Security has hence become hygiene for us. We deserve to have the security of experts without having to be experts ourselves. Although the onus towards building secure environments lies on companies that build user-centric products, there are quite a few things users can do at their end which pay off high returns in the longer run. Much like most good habits, the lack of these practices has a much more pronounced downside than the observable upside of exercising these. At best you shall use the products as they are without losing anything that belongs to you, at worst you lost everything including your identity. Here are 5 pointers for users to build sustainably secure environments: 1...