📌 18 AI Startups raise $900M+

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TODAY’S RECAP 🗓️

  • Mistral AI raises a $640M Series B — Building advanced LLMs

  • Cognigy raises a $100M Series C — AI agents for customer service

  • Astrocade AI raises a $12M Seed — Create games with AI

  • Particle raises a $10.9M Series A — AI-powered news reader

  • Linq raises a $6.6M Round — AI agent for financial research

  • 13 more rounds caught by my funding tracker

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TOP PICKS 📢

1/5

Amount: $640M 🎉

Valuation: $6B

Round: Series B

Lead Investor: General Catalyst

Mistral AI is an AI research startup that builds advanced LLMs.

They’ve released a range of LLMs including:

  • Open-source: Mistral 7B, Mistral 8x7B and Mistral 8x22B

  • Commercially available through an API: Mistral Large, Mistral Medium, Mistral Small and Codestral (LLM for coding)

2/5

Amount: $100M 🎉

Round: Series C

Lead Investor: Eurazeo

Cognigy is an enterprise AI platform to automate customer service.

Their platform enables businesses to build, operate, and analyze AI agents to manage customer interactions across various channels, including phone, voice, chat, and messaging. The AI agents also assist human agents by offering contextual help and managing routine post-call tasks.

Notable customers include Lufthansa, Bosch, Toyota, Mercedes-Benz, etc.

3/5

Amount: $12M 🎉

Round: Seed

Lead Investor: Drive Capital

Astrocade AI is a social gaming platform that allows users to create games using text-to-image prompts.

The platform supports various game elements such as narrative, audio, 2D and 3D art, NPCs, and game mechanics. Users can easily generate and share games with the community without needing coding skills.

3/5

Amount: $10.9M 🎉

Round: Series A

Lead Investor: Lightspeed Venture Partners

Particle is an AI-powered news reader that curates personalized news content for its users.

It employs AI/ML to analyze user preferences and reading habits, delivering news articles that are most relevant and interesting. The platform integrates with various publishing partners to source a wide range of news content, ensuring diversity and reliability.

4/5

Amount: $6.6M 🎉

Round: Venture Round

Lead Investor: InterVest, Atinum

Linq AI offers an AI agent that automates tasks for financial analysis and research.

The platform uses domain-specific search and LLMs to automate scheduling, communication, scanning research reports, and building financial models. It can also summarize securities filings, earnings reports, and call transcripts.

OTHER ROUNDS 🤏

ESSENTIAL INTRODUCTIONS

→ Cyberhaven raises a $88M Series C — AI data-security for enterprises

→ Tenderd raises a $30M Series A — AI-powered analytics platform for industrial operations

CampusAI raises a $10M Pre-Seed — AI learning and training platform

→ ZELIQ raises a $10M Seed — AI-powered sales execution platform

Brightwave raises a $6M Seed— AI research assistant for finance

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