Company Overview

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Founded:
2008
Founders:
Jeff Smith, Ge Wang
Headquarters:
San Francisco, CA
Funding:
$42.10M
Categories:
Mobile, Audio, iPhone, See All (4)

Smule is a developer of interactive sonic applications for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Description

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Smule is a creator of Interactive Sonic Media for mobile platforms. Smule's first product, Sonic Lighter, is a virtual lighter iPhone application that launched on September 24, 2008. Sonic Lighter is the first application built on a new audio programming language called ChucK. Smule launched Ocarina on November 8, 2008. Ocarina transformed the iPhone into true wind musical instrument and allowed the player to hear others play the instrument around the world, and has experienced over half a million downloads.

Smule was founded in 2008 by CEO Jeff Smith and CTO/CCO Dr. Ge Wang. Jeff Smith previously co-founded and ran Tumbleweed, an email security software company which he took public on the Nasdaq and grew to $50M in sales before stepping down as CEO. CTO/CCO Dr. Wang is a Stanford professor at the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA), the chief architect of the ChucK programming language, the... See More

Current Team (6)

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Board Members and Advisors (6)

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Products (4)

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    Ocarina

    Ocarina is the first true musical instrument created for the iPhone. Both experts and beginners..
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    I Am T-Pain

    I Am T-Pain is an iPhone App that allows users to auto-tune their voices like famous performing..
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    Sing!

    Sing! was added to CrunchBase in 2013
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    Songify

    Songify was added to CrunchBase in 2013

Acquisitions (1)

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Funding Rounds (5) - $42.10M

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Investors (6)

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    Bessemer Venture Partners

    Bessemer Venture Partners has over 100 years of investing experience, with a portfolio ranging..
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    Granite Ventures

    Venture capital firm
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    FLOODGATE

    Venture Fund
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    Shasta Ventures

    Shasta Ventures is an investment company focused on companies in consumer Internet, mobile and..
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    500 Startups

    500 Startups is an early-stage seed fund and incubator program investing primarily in consumer and..
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    ROTH Capital Partners

    ROTH Capital Partners is an investment banking firm dedicated to the small-cap public market.

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Smule HQ

    139 Townsend Street

    Suite 200

    San Francisco, CA 94107

    USA

Images (1)

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