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May 12, 2023

Clem Delangue is the Co-Founder and CEO @ Hugging Face, the AI community building the future. To date, Clem has raised over $160M from the likes of Sequoia, Coatue, Addition and Lux Capital to name a few. Prior to Hugging Face, Clem was in product and marketing at two different startups both of which were acquired.

In Today's Episode with Clem Delangue:

1. From Tamagotchi to Leading the World of AI:

  • How did a Tamagotchi startup turn into one of the hottest AI startups in the world?
  • What does Clem know now that he wishes he had known when he started?
  • What are Clem's biggest pieces of advice to founders on pivoting?

2. AI: Trend or Transformation:

  • To what extent does Clem believe the current hype in AI is justified?
  • What is overblown? What have been some true and groundbreaking developments?
  • How far away does Clem believe AGI is?
  • What is a massive misconception the public has that Clem wishes he could change?

3. Open vs Closed: Which Model Wins:

  • Why does Clem believe the future of AI will be won by open-source?
  • What is his reasoning to suggest closed is fundamentally a weaker model?
  • Does Clem acknowledge that in the short term, enterprises will buy from a closed model with greater ease? How does he plan to tackle this?

4. Regulation: What Happens Now:

  • What regulatory changes need to be made in the world of AI most urgently?
  • Is Elon Musk right to suggest the immediate pausing of developments in AI?
  • What does Clem believe to be the most likely scenario to AI regulation in the next 12 months?

5. Fundraising: Lessons and Reflection on Raising $160M:

  • Do AI startups fundamentally cost more money than normal startups to build?
  • Why does Clem not meet investors in between rounds?
  • What does Clem believe is the most helpful thing an investor can do?
  • What are Clem's spiciest takes on venture as a financing model?

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