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An AI research and deployment company that created ChatGPT.





San Francisco, California


Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Company Description

OpenAI is an AI research and deployment company dedicated to ensuring that general-purpose artificial intelligence benefits all of humanity. AI is an extremely powerful tool that must be created with safety and human needs at its core. OpenAI is dedicated to putting that alignment of interests first — ahead of profit.

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Total Raised

$11.3 billion


$86 billion

Significant Investors

Sequoia Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Khosla Ventures, Founders Fund

Company Traction

  • As of August 2023, OpenAI surpassed a $1 billion revenue run rate.
  • OpenAI’s ChatGPT reached 100 million users in 2 months after launch, making it the fastest-growing consumer app ever.
  • ChatGPT attracted close to 1.6 billion visits in March 2023.
  • OpenAI jumped 15 spots since last quarter, up to 3rd overall for most in-demand shares in the venture capital secondary market, according to Setter Capital.

Leadership Team

  • Sam Altman: Co-Founder & CEO of OpenAI. Former President at Y Combinator.
  • Greg Brockman: Co-Founder, President, and Chairman of OpenAI. Former CTO at Stripe.
  • Ilya Sutskever: Co-Founder & Chief Scientist of OpenAI. Former Research Scientist at Google.
  • Wojciech Zaremba: Co-Founder of OpenAI. Former Research Scientist at Google Brain.
  • Mira Murati: CTO at OpenAI. Former VP of Product & Engineering at Leap Motion.


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