First came the internet, then web applications, then apps, and now bots. Bots are software that automate a task. Chatbots automate a conversation, and they work inside the world’s most popular apps. That makes them (and the A.I. the drives them) the NEXT BIG THING. This group is for bot makers (whether you realize that’s you yet or not) and all are welcome. Sponsored by Twin Cities startup Raisable.co and their chatbot Max, who makes smart crowdfunding super simple.