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Canadian Cohere Opens New York Office, Anchoring Eastern Expansion

Nestled in Manhattan’s once-industrial Meatpacking District, now a thriving hub for global tech innovation, Cohere’s new office perfectly embodies the company’s forward-thinking spirit.

NEW YORK (AI Reporter/News): Canadian AI company, Cohere, officially opened its doors in New York City on March 1, 2024, marking a significant expansion for the leading enterprise AI platform. After successfully building a remote team in the city over the past few years, Cohere has established a physical presence to further connect with its growing network and support crucial initiatives.

Strategic Hub for Collaboration and Growth

The New York office will serve as a central hub for Cohere’s senior leadership team, facilitating deeper connections with existing partners like the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). This physical presence allows for closer collaboration on projects like the recent enterprise AI hackathon held with the NYSE.

New York is a critical talent market for us, and being firmly on the ground helps us connect directly with our many customers and partners in the city.

Aidan Gomez, Co-founder and CEO, Cohere

Furthermore, the office empowers Cohere to better serve a wider range of clients seeking to integrate cutting-edge AI technology into their businesses. “New York is a critical market for us in terms of talent acquisition,” stated Aidan Gomez, Cohere‘s Co-founder and CEO. “Having a physical presence allows us to directly connect with our extensive network of customers and partners in the city.”

He further expressed his excitement about expanding into a city known for fostering innovation, stating, “New York is leading the way in the return-to-office movement, and Cohere is thrilled to be a part of that.”

Gaining Recognition and Reaching New Heights

The opening of the New York office garnered praise from prominent figures like U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer. He congratulated Cohere and its team on their new location, highlighting the company’s valuable contribution to the city’s booming tech sector. Senator Schumer also emphasized the importance of responsibly harnessing AI technology for the greater good.

Aidan Gomez, Co-founder and CEO, Cohere

We are delighted to expand into New York as we continue to build our presence in the cities that drive global innovation. New York is getting back into the office, and Cohere is excited to be part of that.

Aidan Gomez, Co-founder and CEO, Cohere

Strategic Location Breeds Opportunity

Cohere’s strategic choice of Manhattan’s Meatpacking District positions the company amongst leading technology giants. This vibrant location enables Cohere to tap into a diverse pool of top-tier talent and connect with established enterprises across various sectors, including finance, technology, retail, and the public sector.

New York. Image Source - Cohere
New York City. Image: Cohere website

A Global Expansion Takes Root

The New York office represents the latest addition to Cohere’s growing global network. The company now boasts co-headquarters in Toronto and San Francisco, alongside a key research center in London.

Currently, the New York office employs around 30 individuals, supporting vital business functions like engineering, operations, sales, and marketing. This expansion signifies Cohere’s commitment to fostering collaboration, innovation, and accessibility in the ever-evolving AI landscape, the company said.