New Release from Mistral AI

Situated in the heart of Paris, the innovative powerhouse Mistral AI is forging a bold path towards revolutionizing the AI landscape, and its latest revelation is nothing short of awe-inspiring. Enter Mistral Large, a groundbreaking large language model designed to shatter boundaries and rival the very best in the industry, including the formidable GPT-4 and Claude 2, in terms of reasoning prowess.

But that’s just the beginning of this exhilarating journey! Alongside the unveiling of Mistral Large comes Le Chat, a dynamic chat assistant poised to redefine the conversational AI experience. Available now in beta, Le Chat marks a significant leap forward in Mistral AI’s mission to deliver cutting-edge solutions that empower users worldwide.

For those yet to discover the marvels of Mistral AI, prepare to be amazed by their remarkable journey. From humble beginnings in May 2023 to securing monumental funding rounds—including a staggering $113 million seed round and a monumental $415 million funding round led by the prestigious Andreessen Horowitz (a16z)—Mistral AI has cemented its status as a force to be reckoned with in the AI realm.

Founded by visionary alumni from Google’s DeepMind and Meta, Mistral AI initially championed an ethos of openness and collaboration. While their inaugural model embraced the spirit of open source, larger endeavours like Mistral Large now embrace a forward-thinking business model, offering unparalleled value through a paid API with usage-based pricing.

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Speaking of value, Mistral Large stands tall as an affordable alternative, priced at a mere $8 per million input tokens and $24 per million output tokens—making it a staggering 20% cheaper than its competitors like GPT-4 Turbo. With support for multiple languages and a robust 32k-token context window, Mistral Large heralds a new era of accessibility and innovation in the AI landscape.

But the question remains: How does Mistral Large fare against the competition? While Mistral AI proudly asserts its standing as second only to GPT-4 based on various benchmarks, the actual test lies in real-world performance—a challenge they embrace with unwavering confidence and determination.

In addition to its groundbreaking models, Mistral AI introduces Le Chat, a captivating chat assistant set to captivate users with its versatility and sophistication. For free in beta, users can choose from three dynamic models—Mistral Small, Mistral Large, and the concise Mistral Next—ushering in a new era of conversational AI innovation.

And the excitement continues to build as Mistral AI proudly announces a strategic partnership with tech juggernaut Microsoft, unlocking a world of collaboration and opportunity. This partnership promises expanded distribution channels for Mistral models via Azure and underscores Microsoft’s commitment to driving innovation and diversity in the AI space.

Mistral AI and Microsoft stand at the forefront of transformative change, driven by a shared vision of empowering individuals and organizations worldwide. With each milestone achieved, they pave the way for a future where innovation knows no bounds and limitless possibilities.

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