Category: Sam Altman

OpenAI’s 37-year-old CEO bet $180 million on a little-known biotech startup that’s trying to help people live 10 years longer

Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI, walks from lunch during the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference on July 06, 2022 in Sun Valley, Idaho. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images From Jeff Bezos to Jack Dorsey, billionaires are using their wealth to fight aging. According to a report by MIT Technology Review, OpenAI CEO Sam Altman is among the group. Altman has quietly funded a longevity startup with…

Sam Altman gave us ChatGPT. Now he wants us to defy death.

Sam Altman. Drew Angerer/Getty Sam Altman put $180 million into Retro Biosciences, a company that aims to delay death by 10 years. Altman’s interest in longevity research dates back at least eight years, per the MIT Technology Review. This was after he heard of research that rejuvenated old mice by stitching them together with young ones. OpenAI CEO Sam Altman already gave us ChatGPT, but…