OpenAI was founded in 2015 by Elon Musk, Greg Brockman, Ilya Sutskever, Sam Altman, and Wojciech Zaremba. After receiving a 10-billion-dollar investment from Microsoft in January 2023, there have been discussions of the prospect of an IPO in October 2023 with Bloomberg News. The CEO Sam Altman has claimed that there could be an Open AI valuation of $86 billion of employee shares. Despite these discussions, the company has not officially released any confirmation of IPO.

Open AI is an artificial intelligence research company working to develop AI with a goal to have a long-lasting positive impact on humans. Open AI has raised approximately $11.3 billion over eight funding rounds. Most recently, their investors have included Thrive Capital and Arrowshare Ventures. In previous venture funds in 2021, the company raised $100 million for the Open AI Startup Fund.

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Updated on: May 21, 2024


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