Gupshup Unveils its Bot Builder Platform in India

In a world where people are obsessed with automation of daily chores, this Silicon Valley based company Gupshup, is aiming to take our daily conversations and quick internet searches to a whole another level. Gupshup, one of the leading messaging platforms in the world managing more than 30,000 businesses, has announced the launch of its new bot builder platform, The company is aiming to lead a new wave of bot revolution in India. The platform consists of omni-channel messaging APIs and bot builder tools. These aforementioned APIs enable connectivity to almost every messaging channel including SMS, Facebook Messenger, Slack, Telegram etc. The company is trying to add more messaging services over its platform. The bot builder tools support the entire bot lifecycle including development, testing, deployment, hosting, publishing, monitoring, tracking, search and discovery of bots. As quoted by the company’s official press release, the all new bot building platform is the Easiest and fastest way for developers to build bots and messaging services.

We at TasteofAndroid got the opportunity to be part of a detailed demonstration of the Bot Builder tool which was conducted by Mr. Beerud Sheth, founder and CEO of Gupshup. Mr. Sheth demonstrated the whole development process of building a simple Bot with great utilities using the resources. We were also enlightened about the power of these bots as they can be programmed to do like literally anything from booking your flight ticket to ordering your pizza from your favourite restaurant by means of a single click.

Beerud Sheth, founder and CEO of Gupshup, said,

“Bots are the new apps. Bots will transform virtually every aspect of our lives, making it simpler and easier to engage with businesses and brands just by chatting with them. Every business and brand will have to develop a bot strategy quickly. offers the most advanced tools globally for developers preparing to meet the explosive demand for messaging bots and services. Virtually everything that we do today on websites or apps will soon be done through bots. Bots will enable shopping, ordering food, banking, trading and most other activities through your favourite messaging app. ”

What is ?

  • The platform enables a developer to build, test and deploy a bot across multiple channels in minutes.
  • The bot is automatically hosted with a one-click deploy process.
  • An omni-channel bot store enables the search and discovery of bots, helping developers to promote their bots.

Gupshup has already forayed into smart-messaging with its Teamchat app. It is believed that the Teamchat app pioneered the concept of smart messages i.e. structured fields within chat messages. Teamchat was the earliest and most bot-friendly messaging app, currently being used by over 2,000 businesses, including companies like HDFC, ICICI, Biostadt etc.

Click Here to get more information on Gupshup’s Bot Building tool.