The Seven Generative AI Building Blocks for the Next Generation of Consumer Technology Companies
OpenAI’s ChatGPT reached 100 million monthly active users just two months after launch, setting the new standard for the fastest-growing consumer application in history. The landmark achievement underscored the strength of generative AI’s pull in consumer markets—surpassing even the breakthroughs of the internet and smartphones.
The future of the modern AI stack is being decided now. More than ever, machines are capable of reasoning, creation, and creativity, and these new capabilities are driving enterprises to reconstruct their tech stacks.
January 18, 2024Matt Murphy, Tim Tully, Grace Ge, Derek Xiao and Katie Keller
Developers have become increasingly powerful decision makers and influencers within organizations, with purchasing powers of their own and dedicated budgets—particularly in light of the explosive growth of GenAI.
With Adobe’s proposed $20 billion acquisition, Figma’s tale of disruption is a Cinderella story. Unique insights informed the company’s product decisions, allowing it to become the target of a record-setting acquisition.
Software developers spend their days chasing the elusive “flow state:” headphones on, Slack notifications paused, dev environment humming along, context switching to a minimum, and delivering a significant amount of valuable code and/or solving a hard problem.
December 15, 2022Matt Murphy, Grace Ge and Katie Keller
It’s great to promote from within, and both Croom and Grace have earned these promotions through hard work, performance, and the embodiment of the “ALL IN” ethos that defines the teamwork and commitment that are core to the Menlo approach.
We’ve always been drawn to the world of possibility unlocked by automation—improving clunky and time-consuming workflows, enhancing productivity, freeing time to focus on higher-order problems. One area long plagued by...