During the last year, AI i.e. Artificial Intelligence remained in the headlines all over the world. After OpenAI's ChatGPT, now the reach of AI has become much wider. On the other hand, many big companies and top rich people are also betting on AI. Jeff Bezos and chip company Nvidia have made a new entry in this list.
Bezos bet on this startup firm
Jeff Bezos, one of the richest people in the world, has started an AI startup. Have invested heavily in. According to a report in Business Today, Jeff Bezos has invested in Perplexity AI, a startup company focused on search. This company can compete with Google in the matter of AI based search. Apart from Jeff Bezos, chip company Nvidia and other investors have also invested money in it.
Elon Musk has started his AI company
According to Bloomberg's Billionaires List, currently Jeff Bezos His total net worth is around $170 billion and he is the second richest person in the world after Elon Musk. Elon Musk is at the first position with a net worth of around $200 billion. Musk has also invested in AI. He has recently started his own separate AI startup company X.AI. Musk has also been among the early investors of OpenAI.
The company's valuation has become so much
Talking about Perplexity AI, this startup company specializes in developing advanced search tools. Which gives instant results with sources and citations. The company has received an investment of $ 73.6 million in the latest funding round of Series B. With this the valuation of the company has increased to $520 million. In the latest funding round, apart from Jeff Bezos and Nvidia, the company has also received funding from investors like NEA, Databricks, Bessemer Venture Partners.
20 times growth in a year
Perplexity AI was launched in August 2022. Its co-founders are Arvind Srinivas, Dennis Yarats, Johnny Ho and And Konwinski. It has shown very rapid growth since then. The company started its services in December 2022. At that time the company had only 2.2 million visitors. Currently, by the end of December 2023, the number of visitors to the company's website and mobile app has increased to 45 million.
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