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2017 Disney Accelerator Demo Day…

The fourth annual Disney Accelerator Demo Day provided a glimpse into the future of media…

10.17.2017

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Universal Music Enterprises Launches…

The comeback of vinyl records, covered just a half-decade ago as a wacky trend, is now a…

10.12.2017

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Disney puts a new spin on its accelerator …

The Walt Disney Company announced the 11 startups making up the Disney Accelerator…

07.12.2017

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Samba TV, Brit + Co Among Disney…

The program is returning with its fourth class of companies, which the entertainment company will…

07.11.2017

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Disney Invests in 11 Tech and Media…

The Walt Disney Co. is launching its fourth annual incubator program, announcing 11 technology and…

07.11.2017

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Disney Accelerator’s 2017 class spotlights…

Over the past few years, Disney’s accelerator classes have been transitioning away from what was…

07.11.2017

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Seattle startup ReplyYes joins Disney…

ReplyYes has been accepted into the Disney Accelerator’s 2017 class to continue building out its chat…

07.11.2017

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Tech Moves: ReplyYes adds to executive…

ReplyYes, a fast-growing, chat-based commerce startup, announced three additions to the company’s…

04.20.2017

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The 10 Most Innovative Companie…

The music industry continues to evolve at breakneck speed, as startups, legacy brands, and…

03.03.2017

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Tech Spotlight: Seattle startup ReplyYes…

The Seattle startup runs a chatbot that suggests products to customers via text and Facebook Messenger…

02.19.2017

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Software Creation is Not for Every Startup

While it may be beneficial in the long run, creating AI software requires patience, investment and the…

01.26.2017

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ReplyYes Raises $6.5M for ‘Conversational…

Seattle-based startup ReplyYes, which lets people buy things via text message, has raised $6.5 million…

02.16.2017

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ReplyYes Makes Beautiful Music With…

A little under a year ago chatbots emerged with great fanfare — the world of e-commerce was about to…

02.16.2017

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Universal Music Group inks deal to sell music…

ReplyYes, a Seattle startup that helps retailers engage with customers via its mobile…

02.16.2017

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Madrona spinoff ReplyYes snags $4M…

Conversational commerce company ReplyYes has raised $4 million in Series A funding to grow its…

02.16.2017

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Why Chatbots Struggle So Much With …

Alan Greenspan coined the perfect phrase “Irrational Exuberance.” Websites like ChatBot Magazine…

01.26.2017

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Universal Music Group inks deal to sell music…

ReplyYes, a Seattle startup that helps retailers engage with customers via its mobile…

02.16.2017

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How ReplyYes’ Text Messaging…

You may have recently seen that we wrote about how Peach, a startup that is using MMS messaging to…

01.22.2017

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ReplyYes’ CEO, Dave Cotter, on…

The latest thing in buying records isn’t going to your local shop, but instead, curated selections…

12.16.2016

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ReplyYes Brings Conversation to…

While it may be beneficial in the long run, creating AI software requires patience, investment and the…

04.29.2016

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How a Chatbot Helped This Vinyl Records…

Chatbots already have a little bit of a bad name. Early reviews for the ones on Facebook Messenger…

04.28.2016

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These Startups Are Selling Vinyl Records, Graphic Novels, …

ReplyYes is one of a host of companies using “chat commerce” to move…

04.16.2016

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Chat commerce platform ReplyYes…

A new Seattle company called ReplyYes, a Madrona Venture Labs spinoff specializing in technology…

04.14.2016

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Algorithm and Blues: How a Vinyl Record…

Back in the day, vinyl geeks schlepped to a record store or flea market and spent hours…

04.14.2016

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New Madrona Venture Labs Startup…

Madrona Venture Labs’ latest spinout company is ReplyYes, a text-message-based retail service…

12.02.2015

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The Sound Of Vinyl Launches…

Innovative Technology Provides Personalized Album Recommendations and Seamless Purchasing Via Text…

10.12.17

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Disney Accelerator Showcases…

Companies, Investors and Disney Leaders Gather at The Walt Disney Studios to Share…

10.11.2017

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The Walt Disney Company Kicks…

The Disney Accelerator has provided The Walt Disney Company incredible opportunities to…

07.11.2017

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ReplyYes Announces Management…

Trevor Inman named Chief Technology Officer, Brett Goodwin named Vice President of Platform…

4.13.2017

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ReplyYes Awarded Fast Company’s Top…

ReplyYes, the leading e-commerce over mobile messaging platform for brands to engage and transact…

2.22.2017

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ReplyYes Announces $6.5M Series A to…

Universal Music Group Working Exclusively with ReplyYes to Enable Frictionless E-Commerce Over…

2.16.2017

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