SambaNova now offers a bundle of generative AI models

SambaNova, an AI chip startup that’s raised over $1.1 billion in VC money to date, is gunning for OpenAI — and rivals — with a new generative AI product geared toward enterprise customers.
SambaNova today announced Samba-1, an AI-powered system designed for tasks like text rewriting, coding, language translation and more. The company’s calling the architecture a “composition of experts” — a jargony name for a bundle of generative open source AI models, 56 in total.
Rodrigo Liang, SambaNova’s co-founder and CEO, says that Samba-1 allows companies to fine-tune and address for multiple AI use cases while avoiding the challenges of implementing …