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Alexa Startups

Interested in Amazon Alexa and how voice and AI power ground-breaking innovations for customers?

The Alexa Startups team engages founders and investors through startup programs, business development, and technical support. The Alexa Fund also provides up to $200 million in venture capital funding to fuel voice technology innovation.

Learn more and come build the future of voice with us. 

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Our Programs

Alexa Fund

Raise capital with a value-added investor focused on voice, AI, and more.

Alexa Fellowship

Meet the next generation of innovators on conversational AI.

Alexa Next Stage

Discover our new online program for later-stage startups.

Learn what's possible

Meet the team providing support to VCs and founders interested in voice.


Get Inspired

Alexa Startups Showcase

Watch the Alexa Startups Showcase featuring CLMBR, Endel, Ome, Span, Syntiant Corp., and Voiceflow as they discuss how we can invent the future of ambient computing—together.

Learn how Endel’s audio environments are helping shape the future of ambient computing.

Learn how Vesper’s revolutionary microphones allow voice interfaces to exist nearly everywhere.

Check out the Alexa Next Stage Innovation Showcase and learn how the Alexa Fund is championing startups in voice tech.

Zoobean is making reading voicefirst with Beanstack, an Alexa Skill that helps librarians customize reading challenges, track their patrons’ progress, and motivate them to participate with prizes.

Seattle-based startup Pulse Labs works with customer-centric companies to test and implement Alexa Skills and other voice experiences.

From self-guided tours to smart home solutions for multifamily rentals,SmartRent is cultivating connectivity to better meet the needs of the socially distanced consumer.

Alexa Startups company BlueFever is using AI to create a community for young women through an emotional media app.

Learn how Owlet used customer feedback to design wearable nursery products that allow parents to track a baby’s heart rate, oxygen level sleep patterns, and quality of sleep. 

Learn how Aiva Health is bringing the smart home experience to healthcare settings through the Aiva CareTeam app.

A consistent bedtime routine is key to a good night’s sleep. Learn how Hatch created an Alexa skill that promotes healthy habits for natural, restorative sleep.

Learn how Syntiant’s intelligent voice solution is bringing the voice experience into reach for practically any tech company.


Meet the Team

The Alexa Startups team is proud to support startup founders and investors with our Startups and VC business development team. Get to know our team:

Liz Myers

Head of Alexa Startups & VC BD

Liz Wilkinson

GTM and Operations

Jenny Xu

DEI Business Development

Scott Dart

Sr Solutions Architect

Karl Allen

Solutions Architect

Craig Brenner

Business Development


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