Written by Lidia Vijga, co-founder at DeckLinks
Artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming the way we create, analyze, and make decisions in our day-to-day work lives. Today, artificial intelligence tools provide startups with an enormous opportunity to expedite growth and effectively manage operations. From automation and predictive analytics to personalization and content generation, the possibilities of Artificial Intelligence are virtually endless. Here is a list of the top AI tools that can help startups gain a competitive advantage and scale their operations much faster.
DALL·E 2 is one of the leading AI art generator tools developed by OpenAI that can produce a wide range of diverse and imaginative images from a simple text. Its AI model has been trained on a massive dataset of images and textual descriptions, allowing it to generate highly detailed and visually appealing images based on written prompts. Startups can use DALL·E 2 to generate visuals for marketing and advertising campaigns, on social media, and their website. The ability to generate diverse images from a text can save companies time and resources that would otherwise be spent on sourcing or creating images from scratch. Here is an image generated by DALL·E 2, given the following description:
“A painting by Frida Kahlo of a golden retriever wearing a bow tie, sitting in a convertible car.”
Jasper is a powerful AI content generator taking the creative world by storm with its impressive content creation features. Rated #1 in its field by industry experts, Jasper helps startups quickly generate high-quality content across various types of media with less effort. The tool’s effectiveness comes from its ability to recognize human writing patterns, allowing teams to create engaging content quickly and efficiently. From writing better copy for landing pages and product descriptions to creating compelling and engaging social media posts, startups can leverage Jasper as an AI-powered sidekick to help them stay ahead of the game, no matter how much content needs to be created.
Admired by the sales community globally, Lavender – a real-time AI Email Coach – assists thousands of Sales Development Representatives (SDRs), Account Executives (AEs), and managers to get more positive replies and write better emails faster. Success in sales is reliant upon strong communication, and competition is fierce. By leveraging Lavender, startups can stay ahead of their competitors by increasing their email response rate and developing stronger connection with potential clients.
Murf AI is a text-to-speech AI platform that empowers creators to make studio-quality voiceovers in minutes, without the need for any recording equipment. Harnessing the power of advanced AI algorithms and deep learning, this AI voice generator allows users to convert text into natural-sounding speech. With Murf studio which includes a library of over 120+ text-to-speech voices in 20+ languages, startups can produce high-quality voiceovers to create product demos, explainers, and promo videos.
Speak is an AI-powered speech-to-text software that enables researchers and marketers to easily turn language data into actionable insights with no code. By transcribing user interviews, sales calls, and product reviews, startups can gain a competitive advantage and build stronger customer relationships. Furthermore, they can analyze competitor content to recognize keywords and topic trends and leverage this knowledge to create successful strategies. In addition, marketing teams can make existing video content and audio files more accessible through speech-to-text transcription and create SEO-friendly text content that can be used across many channels.
Customers.ai is an AI-powered B2C prospecting data & sales outreach automation platform designed to revolutionize how businesses understand and engage with their customers. Powered by artificial intelligence and advanced analytics, Customers.ai collects and analyses customer data from multiple sources, generating comprehensive customer profiles with detailed insights into preferences, behaviours, and needs. The platform’s predictive analytics capabilities allow businesses to forecast customer behaviour, enabling proactive measures to address churn, identify upselling opportunities, and personalize marketing strategies.
Fingerprint For Success
Fingerprint For Success offers AI and human coaching programs for wellbeing, happiness, performance, diversity, and inclusion. The company is on a mission to make human growth accessible to all, inspiring leaders and teams to create a high-performance and diverse business culture where individuals can work better together.
Users can simply set their goals, and F4S will provide a curated AI coaching plan. Additionally, F4S conducts an assessment to match users with a wellbeing coaches for a quick boost in achieving amazing results in both work and personal life.
GitHub Copilot, an AI tool recently introduced by GitHub, turns natural language prompts into coding suggestions across dozens of programming languages. Trained on billions of lines of code, this AI tool uses OpenAI Codex to analyze code patterns and suggests code with entire functions in real-time, right inside of the editor. GitHub Copilot can help startups improve code quality, fix bugs and deliver features much faster. Additionally, by taking care of the small, repetitive details of coding, GitHub Copilot allows developers to stay focused on the big picture and become more productive and efficient with their time.
Olivia by Paradox
Olivia is a conversational recruiting solution created by Paradox that helps companies hire faster in every industry, all over the world. This AI chatbot can screen candidates, answer common questions, schedule interviews, and onboard new employees. With Olivia, startups can find candidates even for highly technical positions and get all the administrative time back that they would’ve otherwise spent on manual and repetitive tasks.
ChatGPT is an AI chatbot with a conversational AI model developed by OpenAI that uses advanced deep learning algorithms to generate human-like responses to text inputs. It is designed to be used in natural language processing and generation tasks, such as question answering, conversation generation, and text summarization.
Startups can leverage ChatGPT in a variety of ways and discover a new use case every day. To give an overall idea, I asked ChatGPT how it can help startups grow faster and this is the answer that the AI chatbot has generated.
Lumen5 is a video creation software designed for marketing teams to produce engaging video content without any technical expertise. Using Machine Learning, Lumen5 automates video editing to help users create quality videos with minimal time and effort. With its built-in media library that offers access to millions of stock footage, photos, and music tracks, startups can easily create engaging videos for social posts, ads, and thought leadership. Furthermore, startups can utilize artificial intelligence to repurpose their marketing content—quickly transforming blog posts into videos or Zoom recordings into compelling clips.
Spellbook by Rally
Trained on billions of lines of legal text, Spellbook is a legal AI tool that uses OpenAI’s GPT-3 to review and suggest language for your contracts, right in a Word document. Startups can leverage this artificial intelligence tool to craft agreements and review external contracts to detect aggressive terms and list missing clauses and definitions. Spellbook can also suggest common points of negotiation and draft new clauses based on the context of the agreement.
The growth of AI technology and machine learning has presented data scientists and developers with a multitude of opportunities and enabled startups to do more with less at a faster pace than ever. From machine learning and natural language processing to computer vision and deep learning, the potential applications of artificial intelligence are nearly limitless and there are many more great AI tools available outside of this list. By leveraging the right artificial intelligence tools, startups can gain a competitive edge, make fewer mistakes, and streamline their business operations, all of which can help them grow faster.