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Sorcero landed a three-year partnership with the Electrical Training ALLIANCE

Adams Morgan-based AI startup will offer its platform for electrical professionals to learn remotely through Bowie, Maryland-based etA's apprenticeship and training programs.

Dipanwita Das pitches Sorcero on June 2018 at a Vinetta Project event. (Photo by Christopher Wink)

Adams Morgan-based startup Sorcero has landed a three-year partnership with the Electrical Training ALLIANCE (etA).

Launched in 2017, Sorcero provides tools to make it easier for a company’s team members to find answers to questions via its AI-powered KnowledgeBot. The company’s natural language processing (NLP) platform was created to help provide decision support for life science and insurance enterprises. Sorcero was honored on’s 2020 RealLIST Startups as a company to watch this year.

etA is a 79-year-old apprenticeship and training program for electrical workers based in Bowie, Maryland. The organization supports 70,000 electrical contracting firms and 350,000 electrical workers.

With this partnership, Sorcero will offer its platform for electrical professionals to learn remotely through etA’s programs.

“In response to the changing electrical construction industry, which builds infrastructure and technology that the entire American economy relies on, we are moving from a time-based to a competency-based model,” said etA Director Greg Greiner in a statement. “That approach requires a dynamic, intelligent, and personalized content delivery system, and we believe Sorcero is the right partner to support us in this transformation.”

Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.

“etA is now leading the way in applying the next wave of enterprise AI, language intelligence and understanding, to meet the rapidly evolving needs of the electrical sector,” said Sorcero’s founder and CEO, Dipanwita Das. “Sorcero’s platform augments human expertise but maintains the central role of human judgment in providing value to the industries of the future.”

To help aid in the fight against COVID-19, Sorcero launched a new site last month that’s loaded with questions and answers concerning the pandemic. The site pulls from notable sources including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, John Hopkins University and the World Health Organization.


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