❗️NOTE: This blog post was originally published on March 17, 2020. The COVID-19 plan had ended on October 13, 2020 and is no longer available.
What’s happening in the world these days is scary. We understand it’s going to get worse until it gets better. Individuals and companies need to proactively react to help each other through this difficult time.
Self-isolation is the only proven way to contain the spread of the virus and that means people need to work from home (WFH). We need the right tools to stay productive and have less stress during this difficult time.
In the last two years, our company has made AI-powered technological breakthroughs (noise cancellation, room echo removal and more coming soon) which allow people to work from anywhere they want and these technologies come really handy these days.
Krisp weekly downloads are increasing by +600% week over week. This tells us one thing: Krisp helps people and removes some of the stress while WFH.
It is our responsibility to step up and do everything to help in such situations, with the extent that is possible.
While Krisp is growing at rapid pace, we are not yet a large company and thus have limited resources and reach. However, we think that every action matters and even though we are small, we can still have our impact on the world.
With this in mind, we have made some important decisions.
What we’re changing today
Effective today and for the next 6 months:
- Krisp introduces a free tier. All users get 120 min/week of free noise cancellation.
- All students, teachers, hospital and government workers, worldwide, get unlimited Krisp for free.
- Krisp Pro and Teams cut the price 30%. The new price is $40/year and $5/month.
For more information about these changes and how to apply them, please visit our help center.
Make a dent
This decision has been inspired by Zoom, Google, Webex, Loom and other awesome companies that are taking actions these days.
This is an exemplary quote from Loom’s recent blog post:
“Our hope is that by stepping up, we’re making a dent in the global impact this pandemic is causing, not just by making our product more accessible, but by helping set the kind of example we hope more businesses will follow.”
Please reach out if we can be of any help.