Sam Altman

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Sam Altman is an American entrepreneur, programmer and venture capitalist, born in 1985. After building up and selling Loopt, a location-based social networking mobile application, he became the president of Y Combinator, a startup accelerator, in 2014.

1 Jul, 2014

PreMoney speech

Gives Talk

Altman tells the investing conference that Y Combinator is going to continue its scale. Its focus:

The sort of core belief that there are a lot more people that could be starting these huge [startup companies] and that YC can help them and that we can give them this huge advantage and…help connect them to people

[PREMONEY 2014] Y Combinator: The Sequel — Sam Altman On The Future Of The Original Accelerator

22 Apr, 2008

Startup School talk

Gives Talk

Altman tells the Y Combinator event that technical understanding is key to getting a startup funded:

Technical founders…if you can understand what the product should be and how to build it, you are a force to be reckoned with

Sam Altman at Startup School 08

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