Sam Altman Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 155

  • Portfolio
  • 88

  • Exits
  • 40


Sam Altman General Information


Mr. Sam Altman is a Co-Founder of Apollo Projects. He is a Co-Founder & serves as Chief Executive Officer at OpenAI. He serves as Advisor at Fathom Radiant. He served as a Board Member at Reddit. He serves as Chairman at Helion Energy. He also serves as Board Member at Expedia, Journey Colab, and Teespring. Mr. Sam Altman served as Managing Director at Lambert Media Group. He shares responsibility for all investment activities of the firm. He has over 15 years of investment, operational, and transaction experience. He has completed numerous transactions in a variety of industries representing over $5 billion in aggregate enterprise value. His investment experience spans mid and large-cap leveraged buyouts, distressed debt, operational turnarounds, corporate carve-outs, growth recaps, and venture capital. He also serves as an Advisor at Stellar Development Foundation. Previously, he also served as President at Y Combinator. He is also a Board Member of Boom. He served as an Advisor at Atmos. He co-founded and served as Chief Executive Officer at Loopt, which was funded by Y Combinator in 2005 and acquired by Green Dot in 2012. At Green Dot, he served as Chief Technology Officer and is now on the Board of Directors. He also founded Hydrazine Capital. He studied computer science at Stanford, and while there worked in the AI lab.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • United States

Sam Altman Investments (155)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Meter (Wireless Communications Equipment) 13-Feb-2024 Later Stage VC 0000 Wireless Communications Equipment Generating Revenue 000 000000
Slope (Financial Software) 13-Oct-2023 00000 00000 0000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 000 000000
Induced 03-Oct-2023 0000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000 000000
TeachMe.To 25-Sep-2023 0000 00000 000 Information Services (B2C) Startup 000 000000 04-Aug-2023 0000 00000 000.00 Other Financial Services Startup 000 000000
Vital Bio 25-Jul-2023 00000 00000 0000 Diagnostic Equipment Generating Revenue 000 000000
Magrathea 07-Jun-2023 0000 00000 0000 Other Metals, Minerals and Mining Generating Revenue 000 000000
Meanwhile 06-Jun-2023 0000 00000 0000 Other Insurance Generating Revenue 000 000000
Motion ( Business/Productivity Software) 26-May-2023 Early Stage VC 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000 000000
Campus (Educational and Training Services (B2C)) 01-May-2023 Early Stage VC 0000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000 000000

Sam Altman Exits (40)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Nox (Software Development Applications) 10-Feb-2024 Out of Business
Heap 07-Dec-2023 000000000000000000
Balance (Financial Services) 05-Dec-2023 000000000000000000
Nautilus Labs 24-Nov-2023 0000000000
Spaces (Social/Platform Software) 02-Oct-2023 000 00 00000000
Maplebear 19-Sep-2023 000 00000
Context (Financial Software) 17-Mar-2023 000 00 00000000
Triplebyte 16-Mar-2023 000000000000000000
Soylent 15-Feb-2023 Merger/Acquisition 000.00
Prelude (Business/Productivity Software) 21-Sep-2022 Merger/Acquisition

Sam Altman Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

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Sam Altman Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Sam Altman Angel Investor 000 0 0 Pittsburgh, PA

Sam Altman Co-Investors (715)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Lachy Groom 12 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Dylan Field 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Apollo Projects 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Founders Fund 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Jack Altman 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

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