Who are we?
Today’s transition to the Fourth Industrial Revolution, combined with a crisis of governance, creates an urgent need for the world’s educators and employers to fundamentally rethink human capital through dialogue and partnerships. The adaptation of educational institutions, labour market policy and workplaces are crucial to growth, equality and social stability, Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum.
PocketConfidant is the first confidant available 24/7, facilitating conversations to develop awareness, reflection and learning opportunities. As a coaching innovation, PocketConfidant asks the right question at the right time, maintaining neutrality and objectivity by not offering advice or providing recommendations.
Individuals can have conversations on chat interfaces such as Facebook Messenger, Skype, Slack, Microsoft Teams and web; voice interface soon. The coaching conversations are generated and trained by the PocketConfidant Team, and supervised by a board of experts in clinical-psychology, coaching, neuroscience and AI.
Day to day life, can be challenging at times, everyone needs to find their place in the world and have opportunities to question their own story. We may feel internal incoherence sometimes that makes life and activities more challenging or stressful, personal development is not an option, it is the way to individual and shared happiness, to personal, professional and academic growth and wellbeing.
PocketConfidant is entering the Human Capital Management and Education markets, focusing on individuals going through transitions, facing challenges or wanting to develop their self-reflective and thinking skills. Organizations understand the value of critical-thinkers and individuals aligned to their values and goals. This is the first time when economics, human development and technology are converging for the advancement of humans!
PocketConfidant uses machine learning and natural language processing to build a virtual coaching technology. The technology analyzes the user input from interactions with its intelligent agent. Natural language understanding, built on sentence classification, guides the coaching conversations, while machine learning improves user engagement.
Coaching is unlocking a person’s potential to maximize their own performance. It is helping them to learn rather than teaching them.Timothy Gallwey
This is a guiding principle for the PocketConfidant team. Coaching is an approach that helps people figure out things on their own, where the key components are listening, conversation and goodwill.
Customers:PocketConfidant is currently a BtoB product sold as a SaaS solution. The buyers are Corporates, Universities. Cities and large communities. Users are employees, managers, leaders, students, staff, citizens.
Awards, Partnerships and Sponsors:
- Top 30 startup from Microsoft Imagine Cup Worlwide 2017
- Innovation Award from FrenchTech Côte d’Azur
- Partner of Microsoft BizSpark, Oracle WeLoveStartups, KPMG Hello Open World, Pfactory
- Funded by Mount Wilson Ventures, and investors experts in coaching from Europe and Australia
Mission & Role
Our mission is to create a solution for self-reflection and personal growth that empowers individuals and organizations in an ethical, flexible, scalable and inexpensive way. We are choosing to be attentive listeners, life-long learners and to pioneer capacity building through A.I.
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