AI / ML
By operating within an existing popular social platform, offering high-quality, customizable generations, and shipping rapidly as a small, agile team, Midjourney is riding the social and commercial interest in generative AI. Even with viral growth, Midjourney exists in a highly competitive industry, surrounded by competing startups and research labs with more funding, larger teams, and more robust models.
‘An engine for the imagination’: the rise of AI image generators
Midjourney Founder David Holz On The Impact Of AI On Art, Imagination And The Creative Economy
The economic potential of generative AI: The next productivity frontier
High-Resolution Image Synthesis with Latent Diffusion Models
David Holz, founder of AI art generator Midjourney, on the future of imaging
The Making of "GENESIS" (Midjourney + Runway)