AI-powered Workflow Automation Backed by Andreessen Horowitz has announced the general availability of itsworkflow automation product, which combines AI assistance, human-in-the-loop collaboration, and a robust multiplayer experience to help teams save time on repeated tasks. was founded by Jacob Bank, who was previously the Co-Founder and CEO of Timeful (acquired by Google in 2015) and then a Director of Product Management at Google. The founding team includes the product, design, and engineering leaders from Gmail and Google Calendar.

The problem that is solving - streamlining workflows across tools - is more urgent than ever, as the average company now uses 130 SaaS applications1. As apps proliferate, the workflow automation market is rapidly growing and expected to reach $US78b by 2030.

Existing players have excelled in automations that trigger in one tool and take an action in another. But the advances in AI have created an opportunity to automate a broader set of use cases. enables users to add AI extraction, summarization, or text generation to any step in a workflow. Crucially, also includes a human-in-the-loop ability to double check the output of automated steps.

"While AI tools are becoming more capable by the day, human judgment and context play a key role in many workflows. gives users the best of both worlds: AI to eliminate the busywork and a human touch where it counts," said Relay's Founder and CEO, Jacob Bank.

The company also announced $US3.1m in additional funding led by Andreessen Horowitz.

"The team's impressive background at Google, where they shaped the future of email and calendar tools, is a testament to their expertise and technical prowess," said Kristina Shen, general partner at Andreessen Horowitz.

"With their unique insight into how users collaborate with AI, the team is primed to reshape the landscape of productivity tools."


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