Anthropic is an AI safety and research company. It was founded in May 2021 by siblings Dario Amodei and Daniela Amodei, who serve as CEO and President, respectively.[1][2]

Anthropic raised $124 million in its first founding round. The round was led by Jaan Tallinn, and included participation from James McClave, Dustin Moskovitz, the Center for Emerging Risk Research, Eric Schmidt, and others.[3][4][5]

Further reading

Perry, Lucas (2022) Daniela and Dario Amodei on Anthropic, Future of Life Institute, March 4.

Anthropic. Official website.

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    Waters, Richard & Miles Kruppa (2021) Rebel AI group raises record cash after machine learning schism, Financial Times, May 28.

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    Piper, Kelsey (2021) Future Perfect Newsletter, Vox, May 28.

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