Overview

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Total Equity Funding
$5M in 1 Round from 1 Investor
Most Recent Funding
$5M Series A on May 19, 2014
Headquarters:
Stockholm
Description:
Epidemic Sound is a royalty-free production music library.
Founders:
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Categories:
Film, Music
Website:
http://www.epidemicsound.com
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Company Details

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Epidemic Sound is reinventing production music with the first library that gives visual content creators use of professional-quality soundtracks in any country, on any platform, forever, for only a small fee. No additional charges are ever required of anyone, which is unique for a professional quality library, and extremely rare in the overall production music business.

The reason why Epidemic Sound can do this is because it doesn’t represent music, it owns it. Epidemic Sound buys music directly from composers when tracks are created, rather than making the artists wait and rely on collection societies to send royalty checks at an unknown, totally unpredictable time. As a result, Epidemic Sound gives today’s generation of musicians a new way to make a living making music.

The company was founded in 2009 by award-winning Swedish music, TV and Internet entrepreneurs, on the premise that current music rights management for production music – which accounts for approximately 90 percent of all music used in professional TV and online visual content production – is fundamentally flawed, and can not serve the current and future needs of visual content creation as it is increasingly streamed over the Internet and viewed on a wide variety of devices around the world.

Headquartered in Stockholm, Epidemic Sound is now the largest supplier of production music to TV in the Nordics.

Funding Rounds (1) - $5M

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
May, 2014$5M / Series A1

Investors (1)

InvestorRound(s)Partner(s)
Series A (Lead)-

Current Team (5)

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Competitors (3)

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  • Audio Network is an online portal that enables users to download music for use in film,TV and video productions.
  • CueSongs simplifies the process of licensing music for small usages - no hassle, prolonged negotiation or excessive fees.
  • Rumblefish is the world leader in music micro-licensing and online video monetization.

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Headquarters

    Åsögatan 121,

    116 24

    Stockholm,

    SWE

Images (1)

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