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Imbue raises $200M, Inceptive raises $100M, Stack AV raises $1B+
Imbue (fka Generally Intelligent), a startup training AI agents with ~10K Nvidia H100s, raised a $200M Series B at a $1B valuation led by Astera Institute - Link
Inceptive, a startup that uses AI to design mRNA molecules that it licenses to pharma companies, raised a $100M round from Nvidia and a16z - Link
Co-Founders of Argo AI, which was shut down by Ford and VW last year, have launched Stack AV, an autonomous trucking startup, with $1B+ in funding from SoftBank - Link
Ryan Salame, a former FTX executive, pled guilty to campaign finance and money transfer charges, forfeiting $1.5B+ as part of the deal - Link
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Roelof Botha joins Jason to discuss the state of VC (3:35), Sequoia’s new series “Crucible Moments” (9:31), and much more! - Link
Patreon added a premium group chat feature on mobile, resembling Discord, which lets creators restrict access based on membership tiers - Link
eBay launched a generative AI feature that helps sellers generate product listings from a single photo - Link
Certa, a startup offering B2B compliance and risk management services, raised a $35M Series B co-led by Fin Capital and Vertex Ventures - Link
Shop Circle, a London-based startup that enables e-commerce merchants to utilize features like restock alerts, raised a $120M Series A co-led by 645 Ventures and 3VC - Link
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