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Sam Altman, one of the world's most influential tech investors, has stepped down as president of Y Combinator

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Thomas Jones
Mar 08, 2019 21:53
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Sam Altman will step down as president of the prominent startup incubator Y Combinator (YC), the company said in a blog post on Friday.

Altman will remain in a chairman role at YC, but his day-to-day duties will be relinquished to other other partners.

Altman had been president of YC since 2014, replacing founder Paul Graham.

Y Combinator has helped shepherd companies like Airbnb, Stripe, Twitch, and Dropbox to success, among many others.

Sam Altman will step down as president of the storied startup incubator Y Combinator, according to a company blog post on Friday.

According to the post, the transition will help Altman focus on the non-profit AI research company OpenAI, which he cofounded with Elon Musk and Peter Thiel.

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