Quild Mini🦄 #91: Adept AI Labs
AGI for enterprise software use cases
This is the Quild Minicorn, highlighting one future of work minicorn daily - early-stage startups with statistically significant signals of becoming a unicorn.
Adept is an ML research and product lab building general intelligence by enabling humans and computers to work together creatively. In practice, they’re building a universal collaborator for every knowledge worker. Think of it as an overlay within your computer that works hand-in-hand with you, using the same tools that you do.
Founders: Anmol, Ashish (Chief Scientist), Augustus, David (CEO), Erich, Fred, Niki (CTO), Maxwell, Kelsey
Signals: there are a lot of co-founders, so I’m going to only write about the C-Suite
David founded Dextro (seeded by RRE, Two Sigma Ventures), a video ML company
David worked as VP of Engineering at OpenAI
Top company alumni
David worked at Google, Axon, and Apollo Global Management for 4 years
Ashish was a researcher at Google for over 5 years
Niki was a researcher and engineer at Google for over 6 years
Top university alumni
Dave graduated from Yale University (BS)
Ashish graduated from USC (MS, PhD)
Niki graduated from USC (MS)
Midas list investors
Greylock co-led series A
Addition co-led series A
Side note: The vision is really ambitious - and exciting. Rockstar research team.
Till tomorrow, Kenn