Discussion w Arthur Mensch, CEO of Mistral AI

This post is by Elad Gil from Elad Blog

Topics covered:
  • Mistral
  • Open and closed source AI

  • Future tech (small models, context windows, etc)

  • EU AI & startup scene

  • Enterprise AI needs

  • Building fast moving teams

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Transcript: DYLAN FIELD Hi everybody. Welcome. Thank you so much for being here. I am so glad that we’re able to host this at Figma. My name is Dylan Field. I’m the CEO and co founder of Figma. And a big welcome to everybody here, but also everyone who’s joining us via live stream as well. And I’m really excited for tonight. I think this is going to be a pretty credible conversation and I’m proud to be able to introduce the two folks who’ll be having it. So first, Elad Gil. Elad is not only a dear friend and mentor of mine, but also to many in Silicon Valley and the startup community globally, and also Arthur Mench. Arthur is a former academic who has turned CEO and co founder of Mistral. And mistral for the one or two people in the room that do not know, is breaking incredible ground in open source models and I would dare say changing quite a lot about the future of AI. And with that, I’ll pass it off for their fireside. Welcome. ELAD GIL Oh, thanks. Thanks so much to Figma for hosting us, and thanks everybody for making it today. And of course to Arthur. Arthur made a heroic effort to join us where he literally had to jump out into (Read more…)