Podcast with André Bastié – CEO & Co-Founder of Happy Scribe

On Season 6 Episode 3 of Think Like A Founder, SNP Communication’s Co-Founder and CEO, Maureen Taylor, interviews André Bastié. André Bastié is the Co-Founder and CEO of Happy Scribe.

Happy Scribe uses AI technology to transcribe audio in over 100 and 20 languages. Automatic transcripts will have a wide-ranging impact on multiple industries from journalism to entertainment. And Happy Scribe is leveraging that power to change how content is made and consumed in the future.

Podcast with André Bastié - CEO & Co-Founder of Happy Scribe

“Never be afraid of doing things. It’s a motto that still drives me today while running Happy Scribe. It’s like this fake it until you make it, this idea that you can learn on the go. When we developed Happy Scribe as well, our first big customer was a TV channel in Spain that needed subtitles made by a human in Catalan.

When we had them on the call, we were like, of course, we can do it for you. And that project was a disaster, but we learned a lot. Trying to go a step ahead in the unknown and out of your comfort zone, this is where you actually learn things.”

– André Bastié

On this episode of Think Like a Founder, SNP’s Co-Founder & CEO, Maureen Taylor gets André Bastié’s thoughts on…

  • Learning as you go
  • How adversity builds resilience
  • The reality of working through depression.

Check out more from André Bastié on LinkedIn. Learn more about Happy Scribe on their company website.

Think Like A Founder is produced by SNP Communications in San Francisco, California. Visit the Think Like A Founder website to learn more about the podcast and curriculum or connect with Maureen Taylor on LinkedIn to continue the conversation there.

Missed the last episode? Find Think Like A Founder Season 6 Episode 2 here.


Series Producer: Mike Sullivan

Sound Design: Marc Ream 

Content and Scripting: Catherine Hardy and Jaselin Drown

Production Coordinator: Natasha Thomas

Thanks also to Róisín Hunt, Selena Persiani-Shell, Jordan Bailey, Matt Johnson, Eli Shell, John Hughes, and Renn Vara.

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