About Descript

Descript builds simple and powerful collaborative tools for new media creators. We strive to eliminate the tedious work that often stands between an idea and its expression, so that creators can focus on developing their craft instead of their usage of tools. Descript was founded in San Francisco in 2017.

In 2019, Descript acquired Lyrebird, which continues to operate and expand from Montreal as Descript's AI research team.

If you'd like to learn about how the company got started, we wrote a post about it. Descript has raised $20M in funding from Andreessen Horowitz and Redpoint.

The team is 24 people and growing. Visit our careers page if you think you might want to work here.

''Meanwhile, startling as it is that all visible evidence of invention should have been refined out of this instrument and that there should be delivered to us an object as natural as a pebble polished by the waves, it is equally wonderful that he who uses this instrument should be able to forget that it is a machine."
— Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
“Our style of podcasting and editing wouldn’t be possible without Descript.”
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Babak Nivi
The Naval Podcast