After a first round of $350k in January 2016, the French startup MailClark just announced that it has raised $900k in a second round led by Kreaxi, with participation from existing investors IT Translation as well as private and public funds.
Founded in December 2014, the French chabot connects Emails, Twitter and Facebook to team messaging tools such as Slack and Microsoft Teams. Out of Beta since November 2016, MailClark is now used by 9000+ companies, including 400+ paying clients. Thanks to the backing from investors, the company aims to improve its services and reach the break-even point by early 2019.
Anthony Bleton-Martin, MailClark CEO, says, “With this new investment, we aim to grow our market presence in the high-potential market of chatbots and be recognized as an innovative company in this competitive market.”
Listed as one of the most popular bot on the Slack App Directory, MailClark was also one of the first twenty bots available for Microsoft Teams. The team, based in Lyon—France, deals with customers from all around the world, with a majority of American users.
Reactions from investors
“We are convinced that MailClark is the answer to the pressing need for more unified and simpler communication tools. The bot, powered by an advanced technology of email processing, smartly integrates external communication with popular collaborative tools such as Slack or Microsoft Teams. We are thrilled to back the MailClark team in this acceleration phase of customers acquisition.”
Rémi Berthier, VC -Senior Associate at Kreaxi
“We follow the team’s progress very closely since we led the seed round. The potential for growth linked to the addition of machine learning technologies to MailClark’s current offering have confirmed our willingness to re-engage.”
Benoît Georis, Venture Partner at IT Translation
To achieve the objectives jointly pursued by the team and its investors, a Director of Marketing and a Machine-Learning Engineer are currently being recruiting.
Anthony Bleton-Martin (CEO): firstname.lastname@example.org
- Twitter: @MailClarkAI