Will AI Replace Founders?

Will AI replace founders? Plus 8 AI-Resistant Ideas

This was a big week for the startup world — OpenAI continues to ship changes that alter what a viable startup idea even looks like on a weekly basis.

If GPT-4 can learn to create its own software and API documentation, does the world even need founders to build things anymore? Do any defensible startup ideas exist in the post-GPT4 world? Should we all just wait around for an AI-driven, UBI-induced blissful future?

LLMs are world-changing technology, but hype cycles lack nuance. There are still plenty of things for humans to build. With that said, the opportunities that will create tomorrow’s generational companies have definitely shifted.

I thought deeply about this this week and below you’ll find what I believe are the defensible areas to build something new in 👇

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8 AI-Resistent Areas for Startups

It may be true that we’ve finally moved on from “software is eating the world” to “AI is eating software.”

And I mentioned to a friend this week that I think OpenAI should build a phone to compete with Apple since the need for apps may soon go away.

What does that mean for startups? Where are the actual opportunities?

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