About Recast.AI

The one and only french conversational interface startup

About Recast.AI

Who we are

Ever googled these? How to make your own bot, how to create a bot, build a bot, make a bot, bot creator, bot platform, chatbot, AI API: these are the words you’ve googled in the past? Search no more, you’re in the right place. Recast.AI is the collaborative end-to-end platform allowing developers to create conversational interfaces, also known as bots.

We were founded by Jasmine Anteunis, Julien Blancher, Paul Renvoisé and Patrick Joubert in September 2015. The team is growing every month, and now there’s 18 of us!

Our story

Jasmine, Julien and Paul were students in 42, one of the leading French coding schools, at the time it was founded. They met Patrick, who, with a successful startup experience, was growing interested in AI. At the same time conversation and language were on the verge of becoming a new interface, but technologies available were complicated to use.

An interface between man and machine, but using the technologies available was complicated. The team sat down to imagine a language technology and collaborative platform where conversational interfaces could easily be developed: that was the beginning of Recast.AI.
In January 2018, Recast.AI was acquired by SAP. You can discover more about SAP France and startups and Machine Learning with SAP Leonardo!

Why the world needs AI

Artificial intelligence is the continuity of human augmentation. We’ve been improving ourselves with different tools for ages. We have watches, glasses, or makeup, we’ve grown from the typewriter to the laptop, from the carriage to the self-driving car. Artificial intelligence is a way into automating processes that are tedious and time-consuming: filling in your taxes, ordering groceries, getting information.

If we power these tasks with artificial intelligence, imagine the time we'd gain to do things we can add more value? Things that require critical thinking, creativity, empathy or management are incredibly important to human evolution. Artificial intelligence allows us more time to focus on these things, which is why we need it.

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If you hate candies, dislike a relaxed focused atmosphere and can’t stand a diverse multi-skilled team, then look elsewhere!Nah, just kidding, working at Recast.AI is diverse and colorful! From the Web Summit to meeting the French President or implementing cutting-edge features, Recast.AI has things to offer. If you want to get a taste, you're welcome to visit us every Wednesday for our weekly salad.

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