In the Google Build-An-Agent Contest, Riafy Technologies Private Limited has emerged as global winners

Riafy Technologies Private Limited has been named the global winner of this year’s Google Build-An-Agent Contest. The award was given for Riafy’s AI assistant Esse, which they rebranded as Feddy for Federal Bank. Riafy, based in Kochi, Kerala, was named one of the second-place winners from a field of 21 finalists. The award consists of a cash prize of USD 10,000 and official recognition as a Google Developer Partner.
Build-An-Agent is a competition for developers to create and launch innovative experiences on Google’s Business Messages platform. It aims to identify pivotal digital transformations through the use of Business Messages.

Riafy’s AI assistant Esse, for which they were recognised, has leapfrogged existing conversational AI technology. They’ve reimagined the customer experience through conversational AI, resulting in an optimised user experience. Esse delivers an intelligent AI experience through a unique combination of machine learning, natural language processing, and Riafy’s proprietary contextual smart search engine. You can learn more about Esse by visiting

Riafy was founded in 2013 by six friends who had recently graduated as engineers with the vision of rapidly developing unique technological solutions. With CEO John Mathew, COO Neeraj Manoharan, CTO Sreenath K V, CIO Benny Xavier, CMO Joseph Babu, and CFO Benoy Joseph at the helm, the Riafy team has unlocked numerous incredible milestones in just over 8 years. Previously, Riafy collaborated with Google, Apple, Siemens, and Sony. From 2015 to 2018, Riafy was the first Indian developer to be featured at Google I/O on a five-year consecutive basis.

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