Salesforce's Game-Changing Move: Acquiring Airkit.ai for AI-Powered Customer Service

Salesforce's acquisition of Airkit.ai signals a major shift towards AI-driven customer service solutions 

Airkit.ai, founded by the creators of RelateIQ, brings expertise and innovation to the table 

The GPT-4-based platform allows companies to build advanced customer service chatbots 

The deal's financial terms remain undisclosed 

Airkit.ai's integration into Salesforce's Service Cloud is expected byJanuary 2024 

This acquisition reinforces Salesforce's commitment to staying at the forefront of AI technology 

Airkit.ai's success story includes $68 million in funding over its six-year history 

The company's pivot from a self-serve customer engagement platform to an AI-focused player reflects the evolving tech landscape 

Airkit.ai's presence on Salesforce's enterprise cloud marketplace, AppExchange, boosts its accessibility 

Salesforce's $500 million investment in generative AI startups underlines the strategic importance of this acquisition 

Adam Evans will continue to lead Airkit.ai after the deal's closure