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Sam Altman (OpenAI) talks to investors about their chip factories |  Internet

Sam Altman (OpenAI) talks to investors about their chip factories | Internet

Sam Altman is in discussions with investors in the Middle East, among others, about financing a network of chip factories. According to sources from Bloomberg News and the British newspaper “Financial Times”, the CEO of ChatGPT's parent company OpenAI wants to raise billions of dollars so that he can make chips for artificial intelligence (AI).

According to informed sources, Altman is said to have spoken with investors from the United Arab Emirates, including Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan. He controls the Abu Dhabi-based artificial intelligence company G42. Altman is also said to have spoken with Japanese technology group SoftBank.

By establishing a network of its own chip factories, Altman can ensure the security of semiconductor supplies for AI technology and reduce reliance on AI chips from the American company NVIDIA. The demand for AI chips is very high.


The CEO will also hold talks with Taiwanese chip group TSMC about cooperating in chip production. TSMC is the main supplier of Nvidia's AI chips. The US company's AI chips are widely seen as best for training big data models, such as ChatGPT's core model.

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It's not clear whether the chip company Altman wants to found will become part of OpenAI or be under separate management. So OpenAI should become the chip company's most important customer.

Microsoft is a major shareholder in OpenAI. The software group would be interested in Altman's plans for chip factories.

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