Krisp, a startup that uses device finding out to remove background sound from audio in genuine time, has actually raised$ 9M as an extension of its $5M A round announced last summer. The extra money followed big traction in 2020 for the Armenian business, which grew its customers and earnings by
more than an order of magnitude. […]
Krisp now has more than 1,200 business customers, Baghdasaryan said: banks, HR platforms, law firms, call centers– anyone who benefits from having a clear voice on the line (“I guess any business qualifies,” he added). The company prepares to include cross-service call recording and analysis; since it sits between the system’s sound chauffeurs and the application, Krisp can quickly conserve the audio and other useful metadata (How often did individual A talk vs individual B? Part of Krisp’s attraction is the capability to run locally and securely on lots of platforms with extremely low overhead. Krisp has been optimizing and re-optimizing its algorithms to run effectively on both Intel and ARM architectures, and chose to roll its own servers for training its designs instead of renting from the typical suspects. Article curated by RJ Shara from Source. RJ Shara is a Bay Area Radio Host (Radio Jockey) who talks about the startup ecosystem – entrepreneurs, investments, policies and more on her show The Silicon Dreams. The show streams on Radio Zindagi 1170AM on Mondays from 3.30 PM to 4 PM.