Meanwhile, yet another new AI vendor, Alkymi, emerged from stealth at the beginning of 2020 with $5 million in seed funding and a product, Alkymi Data Inbox, that automatically extracts data from business emails and documents. Alkymi Data Inbox “tackles the problem of complex data and content within email inboxes,” a big challenge as email boxes are typically locked silos, said Alan Pelz-Sharpe, founder and principal analyst at Deep Analysis.