We’ve reimagined podcasting from the ground up. Every feature in Anchor is designed to be intuitive enough that anyone can use it effectively - whether you’re a seasoned pro or brand new to podcasting.
Anchor’s features may be intuitive, but they’re also incredibly powerful. We build intelligent tools that minimize the grunt work, and help you navigate podcasting best practices so you can focus on making something amazing.
We don’t believe in charging creators. Our mission is to democratize audio, and we can’t do that if certain people have access to more storage or more powerful tools. We want to make it a no-brainer for you to start your own podcast. No more excuses!
We’ve both always loved radio, podcasts, playing music, and all things audio. In 2014, we were inspired to build an Anchor prototype after realizing how difficult it was to create and distribute audio. Our experiment quickly took on a life of its own, and we launched the first public version of Anchor in 2016. We’re now a growing team, based in NYC and continuing to invent crazy new ways for people to immerse themselves in the world of audio. We all agree it’s the most fun job we’ve ever had.
- Mike & Nir, Anchor co-founders
Studied production & engineering at Berklee College of Music. Worked at Warner and Spotify. Thinking about making a welding podcast.
Wants every single Anchor user to have an easy and seamless experience. Dreams of the day Weird Al starts a podcast.
Lives in a Willy Wonka world of audio 24/7. Has made podcasts, music for games and films, and many sound effects for Anchor.
Prefers everything (entertainment, meditation, news) in audio form. Can defeat you easily in a friendly pun standoff.
Dad, sports fanatic (go Sox), and pretend singer songwriter. Makes friends with everyone. Can be peer pressured into karaoke at any time.
Lifelong dancer (ballet and jazz). Always listening to music. Reigning champ of Susho, the official game of Anchor HQ.
Got into programming because it was the closest he could get to learning magic. Is happy anywhere, as long as he can listen to podcasts.
Loves iOS and Android equally. Can only design while listening to Petit Biscuit. Does a mean goat voice impression, whatever that means.
Previously made audio and video at The Verge, Mic, and The Outline. Listens carefully, plays piano poorly.
Co-Founder and CEO
Dad. Designer. Drummer. Has only worked (and will only work) for companies that begin with the letter ‘A’.
Falls asleep to nature sounds and works every day with a soundtrack of Yanni music. Loves DIsneyworld so much he moved to Orlando.
Always listening to metal. Passionate about video games and beer. Believes in outdoor cats.
You might have heard rumors about how nice Grant is. The rumors are true. He can also play the saxophone and would like to pet your dog, please.
Obsessed with making you happy. Has her own Stephen King podcast where she spins wild conspiracy theories.
All about making Anchor the best place in the world to work. Hosted a fake radio station as a kid; now spends her free time preparing for the apocalypse.
Hip hop and R&B aficionado, but played in a band that critics called “post-punk electro-soul.” Loves photography and Japanese food, esp uni.
Loves: pop punk and emo music, The Office, and turning your feature requests into reality. Ask him about his tattoos.
Co-Founder and CTO
Loves logic more than anything (except coffee and his family). Lifelong musician. Lives by the motto “Anything is possible.”
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