Nathan Baschez - How AI is revolutionizing the way you write on the Internet!

Nathan Baschez - How AI is revolutionizing the way you write on the Internet!

πŸ‘‰πŸΌ About the Guest:

Nathan Baschez is the founder of Lex, a modern word processor that enables a radically new way to write. He also cofounded Every, a writer collective focused on business. Previously, he was the first employee at Substack, the Head of Product at Gimlet Media, and co-created the original version of Product Hunt.

πŸ‘‰πŸΌ About the Host:

Sharath is a founder, creator, and community builder. He is also a serial maker who built and shipped 15+ projects using no-code tools. His SaaS product Shoutout generated $30k ARR, which was sold to a UK-based product studio. Prev, Sharath worked for world-changing startups like Product Hunt and On Deck, where he helped build and nurture communities. He also grew his audience on Twitter from 200 to 22,000 using give-first principles and creating high-value content. Currently, he is the Head of Community + Brand at Threado, building a SaaS product called GuestLab, and runs another podcast series called YC Founder Stories alongside hosting this one.

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πŸ‘‰πŸΌ Description:

Listen in as Sharath and Nathan discuss the present and future of AI, the Apple Vision Pro, being employee #2 at startups, and more!
πŸ‘‰πŸΌ Timestamps:
  • 00:00: Episode Highlight
  • 00:29: Shoutout to
  • 02:56: Introduction to Nathan Baschez – a founder revolutionizing AI writing!
  • 04:41: Buying the Apple Vision Pro
  • 11:57: The experience of writing the first lines of code for ProductHunt
  • 16:19: Lessons learned as an early startup employee
  • 23:25: Lessons from each persona: founder, developer, writer
  • 28:25: How does Lex help people write better?
  • 37:30: Downsides of solving your own problems as a founder
  • 43:07: Developing self-awareness as a founder
  • 47:58: Craziest idea Nathan has ever had
  • 49:43: If not Lex, what would Nathan do?
  • 57:02: The current reality check with AI in tech
  • 1:01:24: The future of AI and writing tools
  • 1:04:15: Differentiating Lex from competitors
  • 1:14:00: Outro and closing thoughts
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  • Lex:
πŸ‘‰πŸΌ Where to find Sharath:

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