Hello and welcome to the next addition of VideoAsk Voyagers! 🛸
🍿 In this episode we caught up with John Ostler, CEO of
We discover Ariana’s inspiration for creating the Stigma community and how by leveraging the VideoAsk API documentation John and his team were able to quickly build the app, which offers hope to mental health sufferers through a crowd-sourced video messaging experience.
During the conversation we talked about:
Using the API documentation to define how to customize VideoAsk within the app
Leveraging custom variables to streamline processes and make the most out of contact collection
The importance of inclusivity and privacy
Feedback from users and how being able to move quickly has helped build a community of support
"Your key strength as a startup is that you're lightning fast and you can outmanoeuvre everyone. You're not a 10,000 pound gorilla that needs to go through a bunch of teams to get anything done." - John
If you’d like to find out more about some of the features we talked about in this episode, check out some of our available resources:
A massive thank you to Ariana and John for giving up their time to talk to us about this incredible project 💚
⭐️ Ariana and the team are on a mission to normalize talking about mental health. Join the Stigma community here if you would like to give or receive a message of hope.
⭐️ And if you need help launching your startup, John and the team
🛸 VideoAsk Voyagers will be jetting off again soon, crossing the galaxy to bring you more epic tales from VideoAsk creators. Got a fascinating story you’d like to share? Tell us about it here and you never know, we may be cruising by to share your adventures with the rest of the world!