Yoodli Raises $6 Million to Support Its Speech App
Yoodli, a Seattle startup with software that analyzes speech to help improve speaking skills, has raised $6 million in funding to further develop its products.
The Yoodli platform uses natural language processing to provide a transcript and analysis on their use of filler words, non-inclusive language, pacing, body language, among other actionable insights. This data is private to the user but can be sent to friends or coaches who could provide human insights.
The seed round was co-led by Madrona Venture Group and Cercano Management with participation from other investors. investors.
"The fear of public speaking has affected humanity throughout history and across cultures," said Patrick Ennis, a partner at Madrona, in a statement."At Madrona, we see the massive impact that Yoodli will have by improving communication for everyone"
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