First In-Home Assistant Service Raises $40 Million in Funding
Hello Alfred, a New York-based service technology company building an in-home assistant service, closed a $40 million Series B funding round led by real estate developers Divco West and Invesco. Early investors, including New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Spark Capital, also participated in the round.
According to the company, residents of Alfred buildings enjoy a dedicated assistant to manage weekly shopping and errands and the convenience of no-fee, trusted, in-home delivery. By blending proprietary technology, data science, and a team of trained hospitality professionals, Alfred is designed to enable personalized ordering via mobile app and automatic restocking of groceries and other home products in a “zero-click” commerce experience.