🧙‍♂️ Lore AI Issue #18: AI stocks surge + using ChatGPT for SEO

🧙‍♂️ Lore AI Issue #18: AI stocks surge + using ChatGPT for SEO
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The pace is picking up in the AI industry with countries including South Korea, the United States and Canada all pushing for a lead in the AI race. And the stock market is reflecting the hype around ChatGPT. We've got lots to cover this week!

Let's get to the good stuff.

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In today's issue:

  • 📰 AI NEWS: AI stocks soaring on ChatGPT hype | The AI music industry is about to explode | South Korea, US and Canada pushing to lead the AI race
  • 💰WHO GOT FUNDING THIS WEEK: Rezolve.ai, Entropik, Wisor AI, Regie.ai, QUASH.ai, Kognitos, MDI Health, ShareID, BluWave-ai, Curacel, EthonAI, LevrAI, PTTRNS.ai, Ludimos
  • 🤯 COOLEST THING: Genius by Diagram
  • 🧠 LEARN SOMETHING NEW: How to use ChatGPT for SEO and Google Analytics
  • 📖 FURTHER STUDY: Additional industry links and resources

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AI stocks soaring on ChatGPT hype | The AI music industry is about to explode | South Korea, US and Canada pushing to lead the AI race

AI stocks are soaring on ChatGPT hype

The frenzy surrounding ChatGPT has created a market surge for AI stocks, with some up over 400% year to date.

Read more on AI stocks in the Further Study section below.

The AI music industry is about to explode

Billionaire Kuok Meng Ru, CEO of Caldecott Music Group, believes AI-generated instrumentals are one component to “empowering and democratizing” the music industry, and that they're "one of the beauties of the new trends in music."

His company created BandLab, an AI music production app that doubles as a social network for creators, and was valued at $315 million in 2021.

Separately adding to the same sentiment, David Guetta says the future of music is in AI. He thinks musicians will use AI as a tool to create new sounds in the future, because "every new music style comes from a new technology."

South Korea aims to join AI race as Rebellions.ai launches new chip

South Korean startup Rebellions.ai is racing to win big government contracts with its new AI chip called ATOM, created specifically for computer vision and chatbot AI applications. Due to its AI-focused design, the chip consumes only about 20% of the power of an Nvidia A100 chip on those tasks, Reuters reported.

The South Korean government is looking gain a solid foothold in the AI industry. It plans to invest more than $800 million over the next five years in an effort to lift the market share of Korean AI chips in domestic data centers from essentially zero to 80% by 2030.

US government announces National AI Research Resource

The United States wants to stay ahead of China in AI — and democratize access to AI research and development resources that were previously only accessible to large technology companies and universities. Read the full 104-page paper here.

Canada also wants a piece of the pie

Canada's François-Philippe Champagne announced a contribution of $40 million to Scale AI's 'record-breaking' financing round of $117 million. Champagne said he wants Canada to be at the forefront of the AI transition that revolutionizes how the world does business.

Who got funding this week

  • Rezolve.ai raised $11M for an employee support service desk.
  • Entropik raised $25M for its AI-powered integrated market research platform.
  • Wisor AI raised $8M to modernize global supply chain.
  • Regie.ai raised $20.8M for its genAI SaaS platform that streamlines content creation workflows and fully personalized sales outreach.
  • QUASH.ai raised $3.7M to make credit more accessible to individuals and SMBs across Latin America.
  • Kognitos raised $6.75M to provide generative AI for business automation using Large Language Models.
  • MDI Health raised $20M for its customized AI medication platform.
  • ShareID raised €2M for digital identity solutions.
  • BluWave-ai raised $9.5M for clean energy solutions.
  • Curacel raised $3M to drive insurance penetration in emerging markets.  
  • EthonAI raised $6.8M to help manufacturers detect, monitor, and prevent quality losses at scale.
  • Levr.ai raised C$1M to provide small businesses in Canada with simplified loan applications.
  • PTTRNS.ai raised €2M to digitalize and personalize the fashion industry.
  • Ludimos raised an undisclosed amount to maximize cricket coaching using AI.

Further reading on funding for AI startups

  • Ashton Kutcher’s Sound Ventures Considers $200 Million AI Fund — read article
  • Tron Launches $100M AI Development Fund — read article
  • Montreal's Scale AI announces $117 million in funding for AI-driven projects — read article
  • Women-founded AI startups see a boost in VC funding — read article

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What else we found this week

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Text-driven 3D texturing! Check it out.

You can easily scrape data from webpages with extractGPT.

Restaurants are now using AI images for menu photos.

A stunning AI image by fofrAI had people guessing the prompt.


How to use ChatGPT for SEO and Google Analytics

🥋 Prompt Tip of the Week: 50 Smart SEO Prompts for ChatGPT by M-P Forss 🫡

Some large websites such as Buzzfeed are already starting to use AI-generated texts as part of their content strategy. While this application of AI writing tools is a grey area for now, ChatGPT has proven to be an exceptional help with SEO and Google Search Console.

ChatGPT can do most of the heavy lifting for these things and more:

  • Keyword research & analysis
  • Content strategy development
  • Understanding search intent
  • Generating SEO titles
  • Composing analytics reports
  • Setting up custom pixel conversions

Here are two great guides to learn everything you need to know 👇

6 Ways SEO Pros Are Using ChatGPT Right Now
New AI-powered chatbot shows great potential for revolutionizing search engine optimization. Here are some ways it’s already being used.
ChatGPT Examples: 5 Ways SEOs and Digital Marketers Can Use ChatGPT
Looking for ways to improve your SEO and marketing efforts with AI? Here are five ChatGPT examples you can use.

Further Study 📖

AI Investing is everywhere this week 📈

  • Forbes | How To Get Out Of A Recession (Hint: Try AI Investing) — read article
  • Business Insider | Best AI Stocks to Buy: 74 Picks From Top Fund Managers — read article
  • Markets Insider | ChatGPT is overhyped and the craze for AI stocks is set to fizzle — read article
  • Financial Times | Artificial intelligence stocks soar on ChatGPT hype — read article
  • CNBC | AI stocks to play the ChatGPT driven artificial intelligence craze — read article
  • Bloomberg | AI Stocks: FOMO or Market Craze — read article
  • Barron's | AI Stocks Are Soaring. It's a Feeding Frenzy That Won't End Well — read article


  • Amid ChatGPT outcry, some teachers are inviting AI to class — read article
  • Universities ‘must adapt to AI’ — read article


  • AI's impact on warfare will be as big as nuclear weapons', says ex-Google CEO — read article
  • AI Just Flew an F-16 for 17 Hours. This Could Change Everything — read article
  • Don’t Neglect ‘Small-Data’ AI — read article


  • 10 impressive generative AI startups to watch out for in Europe in 2023 — read article
  • Wave of AI-based marketing startups arrives as Microsoft, Google rush AI-based products to market — read article
  • Benchmark Expected to Join Generative AI Rush With Deal for Startup LangChain — read article
  • AI Holds The Key To World’s Biggest Problems — read article
  • Regret being hostile online? AI tool guides users away from vitriol — read article
  • Funding awarded to AI project that predicts and prevents falls in aged care — read article
  • Tech Jobs: Here Are Dozens Of Artificial Intelligence Startups Hiring Now — read article


It's been a busy week, but one thing is clear — the AI revolution is upon us. What are your predictions for the generative AI landscape in 2023?

Until next week,

Nathan Lands & Michele du Toit

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