Alexa Dev Chat
About This Show
Dave Isbitski discusses various aspects of Alexa (Alexa Skills Kit and Alexa Voice Service), natural language understanding, voice recognition, and how developers like you are building innovative solutions. The podcasts include Alexa news, developer tips, and interviews with Alexa developers and Alexa employees.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 016 - The Amazon Alexa Fund and Alexa Accelerator with Rodrigo and Aviel
In this episode Dave chats with with Rodrigo Prudencio from Amazon's Alexa Fund and Aviel Ginzburg, Managing Director Alexa Accelerator powered by Techstars. The Amazon Alexa Fund provides up to $100 million in venture capital funding to fuel voice technology innovation. The Alexa Accelerator, powered by Techstars, is a startup accelerator created by the Alexa Fund and built around the belief that voice will fundamentally improve the way we interact with technology. The companies chosen are taking part in a 13-week program in Seattle to work with technologists and product leaders from Amazon and Techstars. Don't know what an accelerator is? What about the difference between an incubator and accelerator? This episode will get you started and offer examples of startup voice innovations happening right now.
Amazon Alexa Fun: http://alexafund.com
Amazo Alexa Fund Signup: https://developer.amazon.com/public/solutions/alexa/alexa-fund/fund-signup
Alexa Accelerator powered bu Techstars: http://www.techstars.com/programs/alexa-program/