'Sam Altman, I am going through the same thing': Ashneer Grover reacts to OpenAI firing CEO
Sam Altman dropped a cryptic post saying, "if i start going off, the openai board should go after me for the full value of my shares."-
Former Shark Tank India judge & investor Ashneer Grover on Saturday came out in support of Sam Altman after he was fired by OpenAI's Board of Directors. OpenAI is the company that created ChatGPT and Sam Altman was leading the firm. OpenAI in its release stated that the company has lost its confidence in Sam Altman and therefore he is being sacked. In response, Sam Altman dropped a positive message on X saying, "I loved my time at openai. it was transformative for me personally, and hopefully the world a little bit. "
However, later it was revealed that Chairman of OpenAI Greg Brockman was also fired over Google Meet Call. Following that, Altman dropped a cryptic post saying, "if i start going off, the openai board should go after me for the full value of my shares."
Reacting to this Ashneer Grover wrote, "Sam - I am going through the same things in India. First they come after your role / shares - then they come after you personally. It’s a long fight ! Stick on !! It’s a template now of the startup Boards and investors globally - all ego - no intellect. People are smart enough to see through.
Dude - fight on. The Board has tried to go after my shares - got nothing - so they are now going after me and my family through criminal cases. It’s a long fight ! With you !!"
Charges against Ashneer Grover
BharatPe's ex-CEO Ashneer Grover is facing serious charges, As per reports, the investigation into alleged fraud at BharatPe has uncovered unexplained payments allegedly made to HR firms by Ashneer Grover, his wife, and other members of their family.
The accused allegedly used backdated invoices to move funds from BharatPe's accounts for payment of commissions for recruitment work, a status report filed by the EOW in the Delhi High Court stated. Rs 7.6 crore was paid to the allegedly fake firms. Rs 1.66 crore was paid as a penalty to Goods and Services Tax authorities. Rs 71.76 crore was allegedly siphoned off via other fictitious transactions. If convicted, the accused could face a jail term from 10 years to life imprisonment.