murf_logo_white_bgMurf.ai, founded by three KGP alumni, raises $1.5M in seed round led by Elevation Capital

YourStory (July 29, 2021)

[Funding alert] SaaS startup Murf.ai raises $1.5M in seed round led by Elevation Capital

Murf.ai is a text-based voice-over startup and will use this funding round for product development, hiring, and market expansion.
Murf.ai, an AI-enabled voice-over startup founded by IIT Kharagpur alumni, has raised $1.5 million in seed funding led by Elevation Capital.

The round also saw the participation of angel investors: Vidit Aatrey - CEO, Meesho, Sanjeev Barnwal - CTO, Meesho, Kashyap Deorahe - CEO, Hypertrack, and Ashish Goel - CEO, Urban Ladder.

The startup will use this funding for hiring talent, product innovation, and market expansion.
Founded in October 2020 by IIT-Kharagpur batchmates Sneha Roy ('10), Ankur Edkie ('10), and Divyanshu Pandey ('11), Murf.ai is an AI-enabled SaaS tool that allows users to generate “human-like” voiceovers for videos and slideshows—without hiring a voice artist or using any complex recording equipment.

The startup aims to make high-quality voiceovers accessible by placing a simple online voice studio in the hands of every content creator. (Read More) (Murf.ai website)