Alright, so we got a big announcement from the folks over at SoundHound AI Inc. that they’re merging with SYNQ3 Restaurant Solutions, according to a press release. This is a big deal, because with this move, SoundHound is gonna be reaching over 10,000 signed locations. That’s a whole lot of reach, man. And not only that, but SYNQ3 is gonna be bringing some major restaurant brands into the mix, including drive-thru, fast casual, casual segments, and convenience stores. We’re talking about more than 25 national and multinational chains now in the SoundHound family.
The CEO and co-founder of SoundHound AI, Keyvan Mohajer, said in the press release that this merger is gonna make them the top choice for voice and conversational AI solutions in the restaurant industry. And it’s true, man. Technology is becoming a huge part of the restaurant game, and voice AI is making a big impact in helping these operators drive sales, cut costs, and handle the increasing demand on their employees.
Steve Bigari, CEO and co-founder of SYNQ3, is on board with this big time, too. He said in the press release that together, SoundHound AI and SYNQ3 are gonna provide their restaurant partners with a leading voice solution that’s gonna blow the competition out of the water. They got big plans to capitalize on their strengths and take their AI ordering game to the next level.
And get this – SoundHound’s throwing down $25 million for this merger. That’s no small change. It’s clear they’re serious about making some waves in the restaurant industry with their new combined firepower. So, big things on the horizon, folks. Keep an eye on these guys.