Dexter raises $2.3mm and their bot lets you talk to Trump.

by betaworks

Dexter Raises $2.3mm

We are excited to announce that studio company Dexter has raised a $2.3mm seed round, led by Rakuten Ventures with participation from Social Starts and betaworks.

For the past year they have been hard at work improving their product. They have helped a bunch of people build a bunch of bots (remember Botline Bling? Dad Joke Bot? Botwick?) and learned a lot in the process. Congrats to the whole team!
Messenger Bots

Trump said WHAT?!?!

In case you missed it, Donald Trump says some pretty crazy stupid stuff. Agency SS+K and messaging bot platform Dexter have teamed up to bring you BFF Trump Bot, the only Facebook Messenger bot that gives you a one-on-one conversation with the biggest mouth in the election year.

The top news source for millennials is Facebook, and they’re spending more time in messaging apps than anywhere else. This, and the impending election, motivated the creators to build a bot that will provoke people into action, hopefully making it through to younger voters who could drive this election.



Now hiring:

A few of the botcamp companies are looking to bring on some additional tech talent. If you’re interested in talking to any of them please fill out this typeform.

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