Amalgamating "audio" and "transcription," Audtra is the first, social audio/transcription and analytics platform (patent-pending no. 15,892/411). It's a new economy empowering anyone to monetize content from anywhere.

Voice record experiences with playback, transcription, analytics, comments, and claps. Calculating thought analytics by mood, recurrence, people, and location, the speech-to-text app reinvents journaling, with No-Knowledge privacy and no trolling ability from concept.



The social entrepreneurship venture gives licenses to researchers in Alzheimer's, mental illness, developmental disability, and drug studies. It has given time/profit sharing to NYC's under-resourced, and hosted Pencil/Ladders for Leaders interns. The B-corp will be launching a new initiative empowering under-resourced groups in STEM. It Pledged 1% in August 2016 and signed the April 2017/Cyber Monday Startups for Net Neutrality letters.


In April 2017, Audtra pivoted from a social dream journal project conceived July 2015 for the 33% of life spent asleep with no efficient recording method. Dormant until the February 2016 Pre-Seed self-funded by B. van Dam, the iOS/Android alpha released early 2016, receiving organizational charter in April 2016. The first, social audio/transcription platform shipped June 2016 in the App/Play Store, with regular iterations.



B. van Dam, 26

van Dam's responsibilities are strategy, design, copy, PM, web, legal, accounting, operating a lean startup, and CSR. The 99% equity holder (1% employee option pool) has self-funded the venture and remained a full-time, unpaid employee from concept.

Designing as a front-end dev since 13, she tested "better than adequate" on a state exam, earning a HSE diploma at the first eligible age of 16, meaning she could have been a baccalaureate holder by 20. Named on multiple patent applications, the 2x world blue ribbon winner (2016) was cited in an Oxford scientific research book by a multi-disciplinary luminary. 

The social entrepreneur has served as an AR-listed donor and jr. committee member to personal causes from 23. Self-raised since 15, she has a 10x analytical advantage and cross-posts founder satire as @AudtraGod.


Team Size: 4 (3 Engineers) • 75% Female • 100% Diverse

To join Team Audtrians, please send your resume and pay expectations.



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