SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Digital Air Strike announced it has acquired the privately held A.I. chat technology business of Eldercare Technology Inc. (d.b.a. Path Chat). Digital Air Strike will integrate Path Chat’s artificial intelligence messaging solution, Response Path, into its digital and social response platform, making it available nationwide and internationally, said Alexi Venneri, Digital Air Strike’s co-founder and CEO.

“Digital Air Strike has long been the leader in consumer engagement and the addition of artificial intelligence messaging technology enhances our business clients’ abilities to communicate with their customers on numerous digital platforms in multiple ways and formats — including websites, Facebook Messenger and text message,” Venneri said. “We are excited by the extremely innovative way Path Chat developed its messaging technology and how our clients will now benefit greatly as we integrate AI chat and managed messaging into our full suite of consumer engagement solutions.”

Path Chat launched in January of 2016 and was initially designed to serve the healthcare market. Today it has hundreds of clients and thousands of users in multiple verticals, including healthcare and home services, according to the announcement.

“As a dynamic and fast-growing start-up, we are excited to join the trailblazing team at Digital Air Strike,” said Jeff Cole, Path Chat’s co-founder and CEO. “Combining our messaging technology with Digital Air Strike’s award-winning social media and consumer engagement solutions creates a very complete digital engagement experience that businesses must have to effectively interact with today’s consumers.”

Originally posted on F&I and Showroom