Business Bytes

Google In Talks to Invest in AI Chatbot Startup Character.AI

By KeeVurds Desk

Character.AI is an AI chatbot startup that allows users to engage with virtual versions of celebrities and other characters.

What is Character.AI?

Google is reportedly in advanced discussions to invest hundreds of millions of dollars in Character.AI for several reasons.

Google's Take

The platform received 100 million monthly visits to its website within the first six months since its launch. It shows the potential.

Character.Ai's Growth

Character.AI already utilizes Google's cloud services and Tensor Processing Units (TPUs) for model training. The move will be good.

Using Google Cloud

Firstly, Character.AI offers a wider range of chatbot character and secondly, its chatbots are more engaging and personalized.

How Is It Different?

The platform is particularly popular among users aged 18 to 24, who contribute around 60% of the website's traffic.

Who Is Using Its Services

In March, It raised $150 million in a funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz, achieving a valuation of $1 billion.

Potential of Platform