AI Search Startup Perplexity's Series B Funding Raises Nearly $63M, Launches Enterprise Pro

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Perplexity, a generative AI startup developing a search engine to rival Google, has secured nearly $63 million in Series B funding. This investment has propelled the 55-person startup to double its valuation in three months, now exceeding $1 billion, with total fundraising reaching $165 million.

The round was led by investor Daniel Gross with participation from Y Combinator chief executive officer Garry Tan, Figma Inc. CEO Dylan Field and billionaire Stanley Druckenmiller. Previous backers, including Jeff Bezos and Nvidia, also joined the round.

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