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Episode 29

How Mistral AI Strikes the Balance Between Openness and Profitability

Sophia Yang, Head of Developer Relations at Mistral AI, discusses why they don’t open source everything, and how they strike a balance between openness and growing their business. She also discusses how Mistral AI approaches developer relations and community building to advance AI.

Show Notes

In this episode of The Brave Technologist Podcast, we discuss:

  • The goal and vision of Mistral AI
  • Why Mistral doesn’t open source all their models
  • How Brave and Mistral are currently integrated, enhancing Brave’s Leo AI tools and search engine
  • Ways Mistral is investing in community through large-scale hackathons
  • Why specialized models are the future of innovation in AI

Guest List

The amazing cast and crew:

  • Sophia Yang - Head of Developer Relations at Mistral AI

    Sophia Yang is the Head of Developer Relations at Mistral AI, where she leads developer education, developer ecosystem partnerships, and community engagement. She is passionate about the AI and open-source communities, and she is committed to empowering their growth and learning. She holds an M.S. in Computer Science, an M.S. in Statistics, and a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from The University of Texas at Austin.

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