Loris.ai is a company that has developed a data-based platform that is used to help companies to work through difficult conversations. The company was founded in 2018 by Nancy Lublin, in New York, United States.
The platform is used to educate employees about conversations regarding performance, relations in the workplace, upsetting customers, letting people go, diversity in the workplace, and other situations. Empathy and compassion are focuses for Loris.ai's training platform.
Loris.ai is a related branch of the Crisis Text Line, which is a service focusing on preventing suicide. The Crisis Text Line has trained over 20,000 counselors to help deal with suicidal conversations, and has unearthed data regarding sentiments and empathy from over 100,000 million conversations that was utilized to create Loris.ai for enterprise purposes.
Training employees on how to handle difficult conversations through Loris.ai became a training tool for law enforcement agencies who use the service to train for hostage negotiations. Lublin, the founder of the company eventually decided to build an artificial intelligence platform to help sell Loris.ai to companies.
Loris.ai raised $2,000,000 in seed from City Light Capital and 6 other investors
Loris.ai, a Crisis Text Line spin-out, raises $2 million to help companies have hard conversations
Megan Rose Dickey
February 6, 2018
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New York, United States
Conversational training platform