Alejandro Matamala, Runway: Unlocking AI potential to streamline multimedia content creation, Ep. 199

Alejandro Matamala Crossing Borders

You can now find the full show notes of the Crossing Borders podcast on’s new podcast section. I’ll still post the audio of the podcast on my blog and I’m planning to start writing more again on my blog, like I used to.

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Outline of this episode:

  • [01:44] – About Runway
  • [03:57] – Runway’s tools
  • [05:49] – From founding a design studio to creating AI-Powered tools
  • [07:31] – Having a business while studying at college
  • [09:14] – About Deenty
  • [12:30] – Lessons learned from building three different companies
  • [13:54] – Jumping to the US
  • [18:07] – The breakthrough of generative AI 
  • [20:30] – The fundraising process through the years
  • [22:50] – The future of generative AI tools
  • [26:28] – Alejandro’s documentary recommendation
  • [27:24] – Advice to Alejandro’s younger self
  • [35:23] – What’s next for Runway?

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