Rounds Out Seed Funding Round With $3.6 Million to Enable AI Chat at Scale for Wellness and Healthcare Organizations

286, the leading HIPAA-compliant conversational marketing platform, announced it has received additional seed funding from VamosVentures, bringing the total seed round to $3.6 million. VamosVentures is a Los Angeles-based and Latinx-owned venture capital fund focused on technology companies led by diverse founders with compelling products and solutions. will use the funds to accelerate development and adoption of its AI-based conversational marketing platform, which is currently in use by dozens of health and wellness organizations. was founded to help marketers leverage the power of chatbots to drive engagement on their website, Facebook, and other digital channels. The platform is a full-featured chat solution that enables businesses to hold intelligent conversations at scale designed to quickly and effectively convert more prospects into customers. As one of the few HIPAA-compliant chatbot solutions on the market, connects with existing CRM and electronic health record (EHR) systems to help businesses in wellness, addiction, behavioral health, physical therapy, senior living and other areas provide personalized assistance with total privacy and confidentiality. It also provides a detailed analytics dashboard to help marketers extract key insights from conversation transcripts to inform future marketing campaigns and product development efforts.

“The health and wellness industry is in dire need of better and more efficient ways of communication between providers and users,” said Marcos C. Gonzalez, Founder and Managing Partner of VamosVentures. “ is tackling this problem head on by making it easier than ever for consumers to get fast, reliable and confidential responses to many of their questions. We are impressed with the advanced state of the product and its many integrations with CRM, EHR and other third-party systems to make this happen, and we are proud to support the company in its important mission.”

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the need for automated systems to address the growing volume of healthcare-related inquiries. has helped health and wellness providers such as American Family Care, STChealth, La Ventana, Massage Envy and many more respond to inbound marketing inquiries in a timely and efficient manner, without burdening the companies’ staff and sales teams.

“While most chatbot solutions can only handle the most basic questions and are severely limited in their ability to customize or personalize the experience, we built on a foundation of NLP to be able to hold intelligent conversations that directly address visitor’s needs—even relatively complex ones. Within the health and wellness industries, in particular, there’s an urgent need to help families get answers to critical care questions without enduring long waits and navigating cumbersome systems. VamosVentures understands the crucial need for a solution like in today’s environment, and we share their optimism for the potential of technology to create meaningful change in society,” said Rebecca Clyde, CEO of

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About is a HIPPA-compliant, AI-powered marketing chat solution that can be implemented at scale to improve engagement rates. Today, the company offers industry-leading authoring, webchat, and AI machine-learning capabilities to quickly and effectively convert more customers in healthcare, wellness, addiction, behavioral health, physical therapy and senior living centers.’s new Integrated Analytics Dashboard provides a comprehensive view of chat campaigns across multiple messaging channels such as web and Facebook Messenger. The API-based interface can be used to transfer leads, transcripts, and data into enterprise sales and marketing automation products like Salesforce, Hubspot, Adobe Marketing Cloud, Zoho as well as leading EHR and scheduling systems. is the recipient of the Arizona Innovation Challenge “Most Outstanding Startup” award and a graduate of Alchemist Accelerator Class XXV, the #1 accelerator for enterprise startups. For more information, visit

About VamosVentures
Founded in 2018, VamosVentures is the first Latino-owned and managed venture capital fund focused on Latinx and diverse founders leading early-stage tech-enabled companies in the United States. VamosVentures seeks to generate financial returns and deliver meaningful impact through wealth creation, social mobility, and creative solutions. For more information, visit