Salesken, formerly known as iSTAR, is an AI-powered platform for salespersons. It helps you get play-by-play visibility to your sales reps performance on calls, webinars and presentations.

SalesKen is building a sales assistant powered by AI to transform how sales conversations are conducted.

Salesken was founded in 2018 by Surga Thilakan and Sreeraman Vaidyanathan. The company is headquartered in Bangalore, Karnataka, India.


Salesken's category-creating product improves performance and revenue per sales representative by providing insights on gaps in their sales calls and bridging the gaps with real-time cues to the reps.


Salesken uses machine learning and data science tools to learn industry best practices and sales tactics used by top-performing salespeople. Sales teams using the platform receive intelligence on various aspects of the sales pitch, including lead qualification and pricing discussions. 


Salesken is backed by M12, Sequoia India, Unitus Ventures and Michael and Susan Dell Foundation, and others. The company raised $22M in Series B round on Nov 22, 2021. This brings Salesken's total funding to $30M to date. 



  • Year founded: 2018
  • Funding Info: $30M over 2 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series B)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Bangalore
  • State: Karnataka
  • Country: India
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