HydroX AI Raises $4M in Angel Funding

The company intends to use the funds to continue its LLM safety innovation, validate the market need, and further the platform’s market entry goals.


HydroX AI, a San Jose, CA-based artificial intelligence startup focused on providing a comprehensive large language model (LLM) safety and security platform, has raised $4 million in Angel funding.


The round was backed by:

  • Vitalbridge Capital
  • Atom Capital
  • Qi Lu, EVP of Microsoft and former COO of Baidu.

Funding Purpose

The funds will be used to:

  • Continue innovation in LLM safety.
  • Validate market need.
  • Further the platform’s market entry goals.

About HydroX AI

  • Founder: Zhuo Li

HydroX AI is an AI-powered risk and security management (AI TRiSM) startup that aims to ensure a safer world through AI security solutions for LLM evaluation and enhancement. The platform enables precise evaluation and management of AI models, offering detailed insights to help users enhance the safety, security, privacy, and integrity of their AI systems.

EPASS Platform

HydroX AI also announced the official launch of EPASS, its evaluation platform for AI safety and security. The EPASS platform offers:

  • Evaluation: Precision assessment of AI models using advanced techniques to identify vulnerabilities and ensure models meet high standards of safety and integrity. Detailed reports provide actionable insights to refine AI performance and reliability.
  • Management: A dashboard for model management and comparison, integrating into existing workflows for real-time monitoring and updates.
  • Leaderboard: A comprehensive ranking system that benchmarks AI models across over 30 safety and security categories, offering users critical reference points for continuous improvement.

HydroX AI is currently in early development and is engaging with major LLM companies.

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