IBL News | New York
Civitai.com, an online community platform where members can post their own Stable Diffusion-based AI models, reached 3 million registered users, with over 12 million unique visitors per month and 10,000 unique creators.
“We became the de facto standard for sharing your model and various AI resources and the images that you’d made,” stated the founder of the startup in an interview with TechCrunch.
As a result of its growth, Civitai raised a $5.1 million round in June led by Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) at a $20 million valuation.
For now, the site is free to use — it uses Cloudflare’s R2 to keep costs down around downloads.
The company plans to allow users to monetize their work and companies to expand their brands and products.