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Acquired byBackstage
Price$15M
Date1/2013

General Information

Websitesonicbids.com
Blogblog.sonicbids.com
Twitter@sonicbids
CategoryMusic
Phone(617) 502-1300
Employees47
Founded6/1999
DescriptionSocial Music Marketing

Offices

Boston, USA
500 Harrison Avenue
Fourth Floor Suite 404R
Boston, MA, 02118
USA

People

Founder & CEO
CMO
VP, Engineering
VP, Product
VP, Sales
Director, Account Management
Product Manager
Account Manager
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Acquisitions

ArtistData, 6/2010

Funding

TOTAL $4.5M
FUNDING TOTAL $4.5M
Series A, 8/2007
Edison Ventures
$4.5M

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Sonicbids

Sonicbids is the leading platform for bands to book gigs and market themselves online. It connects more than 400,000 bands with 30,000 promoters from over 100 different countries. Additionally, the company’s recently launched Social Music Marketing™ product suite enables brand marketers to reach and engage music fans and consumers using rich music-oriented content.

Sonicbids has been the launching pad for many of today’s hottest artists and has many exclusive partnerships with premier events like South By Southwest (SXSW), Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, CMJ Music Marathon, Spain’s Primavera Pro and Canada’s North By Northeast (NXNE). Consumer brand customers include Renaissance Hotels, Anheuser Busch and Diesel Industry. Learn more at www.sonicbids.com.

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Above: Sonicbids Electronic Press Kit
Uploaded: 6/11/10
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Sources

  1. Backstage Acquires Music Promotion Startup Sonicbids For $15M+ To Build A LinkedIn For Creatives (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. Sonicbids Acquires ArtistData To Help Musicians Get More Exposure On The Web (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. Sonicbids Takes $4.5M in Funding (mashable.com) [edit]
  4. New York Times (mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com) [edit]
    Hypebot (hypebot.com) [edit]
    Inc. Magazine (inc.com) [edit]
    FT Press (ftpress.com) [edit]
    Sonicbids (blogs.sonicbids.com) [edit]
    Sonicbids (blogs.sonicbids.com) [edit]
    Sonicbids (blogs.sonicbids.com) [edit]
    Sonicbids (blogs.sonicbids.com) [edit]
    Sonicbids (panosbrew.sonicbids.com) [edit]
    Sonicbids Founder and CEO Honored with Top Industry Awards for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (freshnews.com) [edit]
    Exclusive: Sonicbids Now Making a Serious Move Into Facebook... (digitalmusicnews.com) [edit]
    Introducing Musician’s Friend Token Listings: No Submission Fees for 60% of Gig Listings (and soon, 90%) (gamesk12.com) [edit]
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