Anthropic is an AI safety and research company that specializes in building reliable, interpretable, and steerable AI systems. Its research interests include such areas as natural language, human feedback, scaling laws, reinforcement learning, code generation, and interpretability. Anthropic aims to create reliable, interpretable, and steerable AI systems for customers and society as a whole.
Anthropic is currently in negotiations with investors to raise at least $2 billion in fresh funding. Google, which bought a 10% stake in Anthropic in 2022, is expected to invest in the new possible round.
Anthropic, San Francisco, California, United States, was founded by Daniela Amodei, Dario Amodei, Jack Clark, Sam McCandlish, and Tom Brown in 2021. The team’s experience spans a lot of different backgrounds and disciplines, from physics and machine learning to public policy and business. The company has made progress in mathematically reverse engineering the behavior of small language models and has also released an analysis of sudden changes in performance in large language models and the societal impacts of this phenomenon.