Seattle-based Outbound AI, an organization providing AI-powered digital brokers that carry out administrative duties, introduced it was chosen to take part in Microsoft’s invite-only Pegasus Program.
Outbound AI is a conversational AI software for healthcare with 24/7 digital brokers that target the income cycle, together with eligibility and advantages verification, claims standing and prior authorization. The platform is constructed on Microsoft’s conversational AI cloud and hosted on Azure.
Pegasus assists startups which have demonstrated product-market match with scaling by offering cloud assets and mentoring providers. This system is barely accessible to firms constructing their platforms using the tech large’s expertise and people engaged in Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub.
“Being invited to hitch the Microsoft for Startups Pegasus Program shouldn’t be solely an amazing honor, it’s validation of the work we’re doing and the worth we’re creating. We stay up for furthering all points of our enterprise go-to-market initiatives with the experience, steering and assist of the Microsoft crew,” Stead Burwell, founder and CEO of Outbound AI, mentioned in an announcement.
Final yr, Outbound AI scored $16 million in seed funding.
On the time, Burwell instructed MobiHealthNews it will use the funds to speed up its gross sales and advertising efforts, consider new use instances of its expertise for administrative work, and launch new packages with new companions.
One other conversational AI platform is Hyro, which provides suppliers a name heart utilizing AI assistants for automated conversations with sufferers. Hyro additionally has a GPT-powered assistant, dubbed Spot, that provides explainability round AI outputs.
In Might, Hyro introduced it raised $20 million in Sequence B funding led by Macquarie Capital, bringing its complete elevate to $35 million.