Robby (Cowboy VC) & Tim (Essence VC)
AI & ML Tooling

Episode 69: Train, Deploy, and Ship AI Products with Lightning AI

AUTHOR: Robby (Cowboy VC) & Tim (Essence VC)

Will Falcon is CEO of Lightning AI, the platform to build ML models and create Lightning Apps that “glue” together many leading ML lifecycle tools. The company's project, also called lightning, has over 21K stars on GitHub.

Lightning AI has raised almost $60M from investors including Index Ventures, Coatue, and Bain.

In this episode, we discuss the difference between open source traction and company potential, how to hire - especially early on, the importance of learning speed, Will's personal journey as a CEO, and more!

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