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News Highlights


Jul 10, 2024
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Friendli Dedicated Endpoints serves Upstage's Solar translation LLMs

FriendliAI and Upstage are working together to deliver the best translation service. Friendli Dedicated Endpoints serves Upstage’s Solar translation LLMs, automating inference operations and reducing GPU costs with the FriendliAI’s engine to run LLMs...

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Jun 21, 2024
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FriendliAI integrates with Weights & Biases to streamline Generative AI deployment workflows

Today, FriendliAI, the leading generative AI infrastructure company, announced an integration with Weights & Biases, the leading AI developer platform, to accelerate the development and deployment workflow for machine learning (ML) developers working...

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Jun 19, 2024
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Join FriendliAI at the AI Engineer World's Fair in San Francisco

Join us at the AI Engineer World's Fair in San Francisco from June 25-27! Find out how FriendliAI can accelerate the building and serving your generative AI models with our highly optimized generative AI infrastructure.

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Jun 17, 2024
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Meet FriendliAI at STK 2024

Visit booth A243 in Hall A to see how Friendli is revolutionizing LLMs/LMMs and supercharging your operations to build and serve generative AI effectively.

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May 29, 2024
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FriendliAI LLM Hackathon concludes with innovative projects

Last Saturday, the Seoul National University campus was buzzing with excitement as the FriendliAI LLM hackathon came to a thrilling conclusion. The event showcased the creativity and ingenuity of the participants, who presented a variety of cool proj...

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May 23, 2024
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Meet FriendliAI at Databricks Data+AI Summit

Join us at the Data+AI Summit by Databricks in San Francisco from June 10-13. We showcase how Friendli can accelerate the development and deployment of your generative AI models with our highly-optimized generative AI infrastructure.

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May 21, 2024
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Meet FriendliAI at SuperAI Conference in Singapore

At our booth, K01, on the 4th Floor, we'll showcase how Friendli is revolutionizing the landscape of LLMs / LMMs, empowering you to supercharge your operations to build and serve generative effectively.

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May 16, 2024
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FriendliAI will be part of Beyond Asia Tech Summit 2024

This summit bridges Asian and Silicon Valley tech communities to discuss the latest in AI. FriendliAI is perfect for the venue, given its operations in Silicon Valley and Seoul. Byung-Gon Chun, the CEO of FriendliAI, will be there, speaking on democr...

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May 14, 2024
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FriendliAI presents session on 'FriendliAI's Journey to Build Global Generative AI Infrastructure' at the AWS Summit Seoul

As an Amazon Web Services (AWS) partner, Gyeong-In Yu, CTO of FriendliAI, showcases how FriendliAI + AWS enable powerful, efficient, and cost-effective generative AI solutions.

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May 9, 2024
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FriendliAI was invited by Meta to attend the Global Llama Community Summit at Meta's headquarters

Byung-Gon Chun, CEO of FriendliAI, presented “Supercharge LLM inference serving with Friendli” to share how FriendliAI helps organizations innovate using Llama models and Friendli. He also emphasized energizing the generative AI ecosystems with parti...

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Apr 24, 2024
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FriendliAI joins AWS partner network

We are excited to announce that FriendliAI, a leading LLM serving platform, has been officially recognized as an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner. This milestone ensures our commitment to working with AWS and reinforces our dedication to providing h...

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Apr 3, 2024, AP News
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FriendliAI introduces Friendli Dedicated Endpoints, a managed service version of Friendli Container to increase accessibility

FriendliAI, a frontrunner in inference serving for generative AI, is thrilled to announce Friendli Dedicated Endpoints, which offers the capabilities of Friendli Container as a managed service. This latest addition to the Friendli Suite eliminates th...

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Mar 19, 2024, Money Today
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Meet FriendliAI at NVIDIA GTC 2024

At NVIDIA GTC 2024, FriendliAI will demonstrate its proprietary Friendli Engine. This engine can achieve cost savings of up to several tens of times compared to conventional methods. They will also showcase how they can easily deploy and service larg...

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Feb 29, 2024, Meta
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FriendliAI met with Meta founder Mark Zuckerberg at the Developers Roundtable

On Feb 28, our CEO Byung-Gon Chun and CTO Gyeong-In Yu met with Meta founder Mark Zuckerberg at the Developers Roundtable held at Meta's office in South Korea. FriendliAI was among the five companies invited to the meeting, presenting an excellent op...

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Jan 9, 2024
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FriendliAI has been selected for the 2024 Emerging AI+X Top 100 companies

FriendliAI has been selected for the 2024 Emerging AI+X Top 100 companies. The Artificial Intelligence Industry Association (AIIA) has chosen 100 companies expected to lead future innovation through the convergence of artificial intelligence technolo...

Jan 4, 2024, AP News
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FriendliAI unveils Serverless Endpoints for widespread, affordable access to open-source generative AI models

FriendliAI, a leader in inference serving for generative AI, announced the launch of Friendli Serverless Endpoints today for accessible development with generative AI models. This service removes the technical barriers of managing the underlying infr...

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Nov 9, 2023, AP News
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FriendliAI's Friendli Engine accelerates large language model inference serving

FriendliAI, a leading generative AI serving engine company, has released a new version of their inference serving engine Friendli. This new release dramatically improves serving performance for large language models (LLMs) and includes features such ...

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Nov 6, 2023
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Meet FriendliAI at AWS reInvent 2023

In AWS reInvent 2023, we will present how companies automate and save costs in serving their LLMs with PeriFlow! (Demonstration of the performance: significantly faster than competitors / Our patented iterative batching technology: increasing LLM inf...

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Oct 31, 2023
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FriendliAI joins the SC23

We are thrilled to announce our participation in the SC23 Exhibits in Denver! Join us at SC23 Booth 901 (right next to AWS) from November 14-16 to discover how you can supercharge LLM serving with PeriFlow!

Oct 31, 2023
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FriendliAI has been named to KOREA AI STARTUP 100 for the second consecutive year.

FriendliAI, a generative AI engine company, was selected as an outstanding AI startup in the AI platform category at the 2023 KOREA AI STARTUP 100 event held in Seoul on October 27. This marks the second consecutive year that FriendliAI has been reco...

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Jul 20, 2023, Business Wire
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FriendliAI launches public beta of Friendli Dedicated Endpoints

FriendliAI, a leading generative AI engine company, is proud to announce the public beta release of Friendli Dedicated Endpoints (formerly known as PeriFlow Cloud). This powerful platform empowers users to run PeriFlow, an engine for generative AI se...

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Jun 18, 2023, ChosunBiz
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FriendliAI joined the K-AI alliance as a member

FriendliAI joined the K-AI alliance as a member. We look forward to collaborating with the alliance members in the generative AI space.

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Apr 26, 2023, Economytalk
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FriendliAI CEO to attend Korea-US Business Alliance Event

FriendliAI has been selected as a representative for the Korea-US Business Alliance event on the state visit to the US. The event is hosting the largest representative group ever, and the theme is “strengthening the cutting-edge technology alliance”....

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Apr 25, 2023
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FriendliAI's work on large-scale LM training got accepted into ICML 2023

Our work on large-scale LM training got accepted into ICML 2023! We pushed the boundary of large-scale LM training and achieved the state-of-the-art performance on training large-scale LMs like GPT models.

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Mar 2, 2023, Microsoft
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Making generative AI training simple and cost-efficient with Friendli Suite and Azure

Two years ago, I founded FriendliAI to provide startups with easy access to innovative Generative AI. We first helped realize this mission by introducing PeriFlow – a solution to train and serve Generative AI models effortlessly with remarkable train...

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Nov 11, 2022, Microsoft
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FriendliAI is now part of Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub

FriendliAI is now part of Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub! We're getting a $150K Azure credit for scaling up our product! Thank you, Microsoft! #friendliai #periflow #generativeai #startups #founders #microsoft #azure

Oct 19, 2022, The Korea Economic Daily
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FriendliAI has been selected for the 2022 KOREA AI STARTUP 100

We're happy to announce that FriendliAI has been selected for the 2022 KOREA AI STARTUP 100. Hosted by AI ONE TEAM & The Korea Economic Daily, KOREA AI STARTUP is an initiative that selects and supports 100 companies leading the Korean AI industry. W...

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Jul 12, 2022, Business Wire
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FriendliAI Announces new system to hike up the serving efficiency of large-scale AI models at OSDI 2022

Orca is a serving system that enables the efficient operation of large-scale AI models. It can remove the inefficient delays of existing serving systems by using two core techniques: ‘iteration level scheduling’ and ‘selective batching’

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Dec 16, 2021
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Korean large-scale AI startup FriendliAI raises 8 billion KRW (~6.8 million USD) in Series A funding round

FriendliAI CEO Byung-Gon Chun disclosed on Wednesday that the large-scale AI development platform has raised 8 billion KRW in a Series A round funded by joint investors Capstone Partners, KB Investment, and KB Securities.

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