OpenAI Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2015

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 1,200


  • Latest Deal Type
  • Later Stage VC
  • (Rumor/Speculation)

  • Investors
  • 58

OpenAI General Information


Developer of an artificial intelligence-based research and deployment platform designed to create a safe artificial general intelligence that benefits all users. The company's platform creates, directs artificial intelligence and engages in policy work, education, and outreach, enabling clients to easily grow skills and gain knowledge with autonomous systems that outperform humans at economically valuable work.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Multimedia and Design Software
Other Industries
Business/Productivity Software
Corporate Office
  • 3180 18th Street
  • San Francisco, CA 94110
  • United States

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OpenAI Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
13. Later Stage VC 10-Apr-2024 Rumor/Speculation Generating Revenue
12. Later Stage VC 12-Apr-2024 00.000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
11. Secondary Transaction - Private 19-Jan-2024 000.00 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
10. Secondary Transaction - Private 14-Aug-2023 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
9. Later Stage VC 29-Apr-2023 00000 000.00 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
8. Later Stage VC 23-Jan-2023 0000 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Secondary Transaction - Private 13-Jan-2023 0000 00.000 000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Later Stage VC 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Early Stage VC (Series A) 23-Jul-2019 $10M $1.01B Completed Generating Revenue
4. Corporate 02-Jul-2019 $1B $1B Completed Generating Revenue
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OpenAI Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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OpenAI Competitors (62)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
SuperAnnotate Venture Capital-Backed San Mateo, CA 000 000.00 00000000000 000.00 Venture Capital-Backed Barcelona, Spain 00 00.000 00000000000 00.000
Runway Venture Capital-Backed New York, NY 000 00000 00000000000 00000
InstaDeep Formerly VC-backed London, United Kingdom 000 00000 000000&0 00000
PolyAI Venture Capital-Backed London, United Kingdom 000 00000 000000000000 00000
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OpenAI Executive Team (21)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Greg Brockman Co-Founder, President & Chairman
Brad Lightcap Chief Operating Officer
Mira Murati Chief Technology Officer
Paresh Chinkar Chief Information Officer
Ilya Sutskever Ph.D Co-Founder and Chief Scientist
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OpenAI Board Members (17)

Name Representing Role Since
Adam D'Angelo Self Board Member 000 0000
Bret Taylor Self Chairman 000 0000
Fidji Simo Self Board Member 000 0000
Greg Brockman OpenAI Co-Founder, President & Chairman 000 0000
Lawrence Summers OpenAI Board Member 000 0000
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OpenAI Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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OpenAI Investors (58)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
ARK Venture Fund Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Fundrise Real Estate Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Global Tech Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Gestio Capital Family Office Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Global Support Capital Family Office Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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OpenAI Investments & Acquisitions (9)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Physical Intelligence 12-Mar-2024 0000 00000 0000 Electrical Equipment
Figure AI 27-Feb-2024 00000 0000 00000 Other Hardware
Global Illumination (Entertainment Software) 16-Aug-2023 0000000000 Entertainment Software
Scale AI 01-Apr-2023 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software
CodiumAI 22-Mar-2023 Seed Round 0000 Software Development Applications
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OpenAI Subsidiaries (2)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Global Illumination (Entertainment Software) Entertainment Software New York, NY 2021
OpenAI Startup Fund Corporate Venture Capital San Francisco, CA 0000
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OpenAI Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Daimon 01-Jan-2022 0000 00000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
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  • When was OpenAI founded?

    OpenAI was founded in 2015.

  • Who is the founder of OpenAI?

    Greg Brockman, Ilya Sutskever Ph.D, John Schulman Ph.D, Wojciech Zaremba Ph.D, Andrej Karpathy, Sam Altman, Trevor Blackwell Ph.D, Elon Musk, Durk Kingma, and Pamela Vagata are the founders of OpenAI.

  • Who is the CEO of OpenAI?

    Sam Altman is the CEO of OpenAI.

  • Where is OpenAI headquartered?

    OpenAI is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

  • What is the size of OpenAI?

    OpenAI has 1,200 total employees.

  • What industry is OpenAI in?

    OpenAI’s primary industry is Multimedia and Design Software.

  • Is OpenAI a private or public company?

    OpenAI is a Private company.

  • What is OpenAI’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for OpenAI is 00000.

  • How much funding has OpenAI raised over time?

    OpenAI has raised $11.3B.

  • Who are OpenAI’s investors?

    ARK Venture Fund, Fundrise, Global Tech Ventures, Gestio Capital, and Global Support Capital are 5 of 58 investors who have invested in OpenAI.

  • Who are OpenAI’s competitors?

    SuperAnnotate,, Runway, InstaDeep, and PolyAI are some of the 62 competitors of OpenAI.

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