- The Strange Review
- OpenAI on pace to hit $1B ARR
OpenAI on pace to hit $1B ARR
Falcon 180B now available on Hugging Face, said to be best performing LLM
OpenAI is reportedly generating a whooping $80M per month in revenue, and is on track towards $1B ARR this year — showing signs that enterprises and customers are increasing use of its conversational models. The venture-backed startup was valued at $27B at its last funding round in 2022. On the opposite end of the VC spectrum, generative AI company Midjourney remains entirely bootstrapped, and is on pace to make $200M ARR this year, without taking VC dollars.
There’s buzz around Open Interpreter, that lets you run Code Interpreter locally on your computer systems (think: using chat to tell it to organize files or run code), and Falcon 180B being on Hugging Face. The open source LLM is said to best in market today, outperforming Meta’s Llama2 and OpenAI’s GPT 3.5.
A speculative Adidas commercial by James Yeung using Runway and Midjourney’s inpainting feature https://tinyurl.com/yckfsfcc
🔥 Latest news
Hello, Jarvis? Open Interpreter lets LLMs run code on your computer to complete tasks. https://tinyurl.com/58jbz6hh
Open AI passes $1B in revenue https://tinyurl.com/3f8zkurs
Stack Overflow unveils OverflowAI, updates search and proposes a Visual studio IDE extension https://tinyurl.com/2puwanh4
OpenAI introduces Canva plugin so users can generate banners, visuals, right from ChatGPT https://tinyurl.com/4h8t7r8c
Zoom introduces AI Companion, a ChatGPT-like conversational interface where users can ask questions about prior meetings, interactions, and notes. https://tcrn.ch/3R9fqmF
🎓 Recent Academic Papers
Hugging Face releases TII’s Falcon 180B on its hub: The new open-source model outperforms Meta’s Llama 2 70B and OpenAI’s GPT-3.5 on MMLU https://tinyurl.com/56tw4my5
Can AI truly restore facial details from low-quality images? Meet DAEFR: A dual-branch framework for enhanced quality https://bitly.ws/U7La
🔧 Cool Tools and Experiments
💰 Latest Startup Fundings
Streamforge secures $1.2M seed funding for AI-driven gaming influencer marketing https://tinyurl.com/narfkpt7
Story Protocol closes $54M funding round led by a16z: Democratizing IP and creativity through its open-source platform https://bitly.ws/U7RF
UK-based holographics company Envisics closes a $100M Series C round to advance AR heads-up display tech in cars https://tcrn.ch/44EiYQU
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