Photo: Alliance Venture

10 February 2018 secures USD 5 mill. Series A investment from Alliance Venture

Boost AI AS, one of the fastest growing start-ups in the Nordics, closes funding for international expansion with leading VC firm, Alliance Venture.

Photo: Marie Von Krogh

09 February 2018

Could pick and choose the perfect investor

(DN+)The startup company Boost AI is unaffected by the current stock turmoil.
Alliance Venture has invested in a deal that sets a 50 million dollar valuation on the startup company. (NO)

Photo: Boost AI

05 December 2017

The James® platform version 2.0 release notes

Version 2.0 of the James® platform is our biggest update, yet. It is the culmination of several months of development and in line with our passion for delivering the best virtual assistants in the world. Some of our new features are at the absolute cutting edge of what is currently possible for virtual assistants for enterprise.

Photo: Kristian Jacobsen

15 November 2017

Fresh Forus company in wild growth

Boost AI is the sterling example of what’s coming out of Forus after the oil crisis. In one and a half years, the robot inventors have created 50 jobs - and more are coming. (NO)

Photo: Tommy Ellingsen

05 November 2017

“James”, the robot, obtained 30 customers in his first year

The digital assistant, “James”, by three entrepreneurs from Stavanger has become a favourite in both banking and the public sector. (NO)

Photo: Terje Lien

11 October 2017

D-Day for Kari, the robot

Tuesday is the first day at work for Kari, the robot. She will, 24 hours a day, answer any health care related questions the citizens of Sandefjord have and make herself smarter. (NO)

Photo: Boost AI

05 October 2017

DFØ signs with Boost AI

Boost AI is delighted to announce that we have signed a contract with the Norwegian Government’s Agency for Financial Management (DFØ).

Photo: Boost AI

28 September 2017

Modernizing municipalities

Boost AI and Prokom has been working on making James® compatible with enquiries by citizens municipalities, creating a one stop shop for information, application and registration.

Foto: Hegnar

28 September 2017

“Kari” the robot wants to make municipal Norway more efficient

She can even react to emotions. Stavanger based Boost AI has, together with Prokom, developed “Kari”, a robot that understands dialects, spelling mistakes, reacts to feelings and can answer questions. (NO)

Photo: Boost AI

27 September 2017

She wants to revolutionize municipal Norway

The virtual robot “Kari” wants to make municipalities more efficient. She understands dialects, spelling mistakes, reacts to feelings and can answer any questions. (NO)

Photo: Tore Friestad

21 September 2017

Big success with the butler for businesses

Founder Lars Selsås is entering the global market with “James” and says they could have over a thousand customers and employees globally within a few years. (NO)

Photo: Nordea

14 September 2017

She’s the bank’s most efficient employee

Nova isn’t very funny, but she’s super good at giving good answers to customers. She’s cut telephone wait times and reduced emailed enquiries by 30% after two weeks. (NO)

18 August 2017

JAMES® 1.5, a research project that has made James® even smarter

Can a robot understand human emotions? Boost AI releases “James® 1.5” that comes with new upgrades which has made James® smarter and more intuitive.

Photo: Anders Minge

31 July 2017

The robot company grows at a “record rate”. Now they’re seeking 50 new employees.

The Boost AI technology adventure is gaining traction in a way that even optimistic entrepreneurs didn’t think was possible. (NO)

Photo: SR-Bank

31 July 2017

SR-Bank’s robot answers 3000 questions a week

To communicate with their customers, Sparebank 1 SR-Bank has been working on establishing robot technology. They found the solution in Boost AI. (NO)

Photo: Jon Ingemundsen

11 May 2017

One new employee a week for young Forus based company

Renate was unemployed. Grete was studying and Mikal was looking for jobs abroad. Together with 11 others they found their dream job at Boost AI. (NO)

23 March 2017

Boost AI - Norway’s new technology adventure?

Forus - known for decades of world class innovation - is experiencing a new innovation boost. One of many examples of this is Boost AI. (NO)

Photo: Tommy Ellingsen

11 December 2016

From Silicon Valley to Stavanger with a bank robot

Young IT entrepreneurs in Stavanger hope to start a technology adventure. Lars Ropeid Selsås and Henry Vaage Iversen in Boost AI wants every Norwegian bank to use “James”. (NO)

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