Startups, unlike traditional businesses, are established with the goal of rapid growth and often take risks and receive a large amount of investment. These investments are used to accelerate the growth of the business and they often develop projects that focus on technological innovation. However, the survival and growth of startups is often a challenging process.
Entrepreneurs have to constantly improve their product and business model, impress their customers and satisfy investors in order for their business to succeed. A successful startup is achieved with a team that believes in and is excited about its product, a business model that meets the needs of customers, and proper management of its financial resources. Building a startup therefore requires a great deal of risk and dedication, but can offer significant rewards when it succeeds. Let’s see what happened in the startup ecosystem this week.
Startups that received investment
Google has invested nearly $400 million in artificial intelligence startup Anthropic and is currently testing a product that rivals OpenAI’s ChatGPT. Click for more information.
EY (Ernst & Young), an international consulting, audit, corporate finance, strategy and tax company, has gathered all of its artificial intelligence (AI) innovation-development activities under a single platform “EY.ai”. This combined platform, realised with an investment of 1.4 billion dollars, will help companies efficiently access the advantages of artificial intelligence technology and develop and transform their businesses. Click for more information.
“Buy now, pay later” startup Tabby raised $200 million in a Series D investment round. This investment round was managed by Wellington Management. With this investment, the startup’s valuation reached $ 1.5 billion. Click for more information.
Usersdot received its second investment at a valuation of $11 million under the leadership of Arya GSYF. Usersdot is preparing to accelerate global growth and strengthen its artificial intelligence-based e-commerce solutions with the investment it has received. Click for more information.
This week’s news
Turkey Artificial Intelligence Summit, the most extensive artificial intelligence event in Turkey and the region, brings together all stakeholders of the artificial intelligence ecosystem. The summit was organised with the support of Etiya, Ford Otosan, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, NVIDIA, Meta, Sambanova, Exodus, Turkcell and Turkcell Global Bilgi, Artivise, Cypien.ai, Google Cloud, Deloitte, Intel, Robusta, Ron Digital, Wiro. The summit focused on artificial intelligence applications and, of course, the use of Generative AI, the most popular topic of today, in the business world. Robotics, digital transformation, autonomous vehicles, cyber security, global artificial intelligence ecosystems, needs and solutions of the ecosystem, opportunities and risks were examined with important experience transfers and presentations of successful artificial intelligence startups. Click for more information.