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Amazon Announces the Next Alexa Fund Recipients: Musaic and Rachio

Musaic, maker of a high-resolution wireless HiFi system, will work with the Alexa Skills Kit and Alexa Voice Service to allow customers to control their Musaic devices using their voice

Rachio, creator of an intelligent sprinkler controller, will work with the Alexa Skills Kit to allow customers to control their watering system using their voice

The Alexa Fund will provide up to $100 million in investments dedicated to empowering developers, manufacturers, and start-ups of all sizes who have ideas for how voice technology can improve everyday life

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 27, 2015-- (NASDAQ:AMZN)—Amazon today announced two new recipients of the Alexa Fund, Musaic and Rachio. The Alexa Fund will provide up to $100 million in investments dedicated to supporting developers, manufacturers, and start-ups of all sizes who are passionate about creating new experiences designed around the human voice. Musaic and Rachio are the latest additions to the growing portfolio of Alexa Fund recipients, and join the seven previously funded companies announced in June. Learn more and apply for funding at

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