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Descript

All-in-one video and podcast editing.

About

Founded

2017

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Industry

Audio & Video, Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Company Description

Descript is a new kind of video editor that’s as easy as a doc. Descript’s AI-powered features and intuitive interface fuel YouTube and TikTok channels, top podcasts, and businesses using video for marketing, sales, and internal training and collaboration. Descript aims to make video a staple of every communicator’s toolkit, alongside docs and slides.

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Funding

Total Raised

$100 million

Valuation

~$550 million

Significant Investors

Redpoint Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, Spark Capital, OpenAI Startup Fund

Company Traction

  • Descript customers include thousands of podcasts like NPR Planet Money, NPR How I Built This, Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend, Work Life Adam Grant, Sway by The New York Times, and organizations like Shopify, MasterClass, Stanford University, Hubspot, Headspace, and iHeartMedia.

Leadership Team

  • Andrew Mason: Founder & CEO of Descript. Former Founder & CEO of Groupon.
  • Sunny Rochiramani: VP of Engineering at Descript. Former Director of Engineering at Dropbox.
  • Kundan Kumar: Head of Artificial Intelligence at Descript. Former Co-Founder of Lyrebird AI.  
  • Sandy Diao: Director of Growth at Descript. Former Business Growth Program Lead at Facebook.

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