SoundCloud, launched in 2008 by Alexander Ljung and Eric Wahlforss, lets people discover and enjoy the largest selection of music from the world’s most diverse creator community. This is made possible by an open platform that directly connects creators and their fans across the globe. Sound creators can use the platform to instantly record, upload and share sounds across the internet, as well as receive detailed stats and feedback from the SoundCloud community. For more information, go to: (http://soundcloud.com/).
Funding Rounds (7) - $228.32MUpdate
|Date||Amount / Round||Valuation||Lead Investor||Investors|
|Jun, 2016||$70M / Series E||—||Twitter Ventures||1|
|Jan, 2016||$35M / Debt Financing||—||Tennenbaum Capital Partners||1|
|Jan, 2014||$60M / Series D||$700M||6|
|Jan, 2012||$50M / Series C||—||Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers||3|
|Jan, 2011||$10M / Series B||—||2|
|Apr, 2009||€2.5M / Series A||—||Doughty Hanson Technology Ventures||1|
|Mar, 2009||undisclosed amount / Seed||—||—||1|
Current Team (25)Update
Board Members and Advisors (3)Update
|Jun 23, 2016||pitchfork.com - SoundCloud Launches “Suggested Tracks” Music Discovery Algorithm|
|Jun 22, 2016||TechCrunch - SoundCloud improves music discovery with new Suggested Tracks feature|
|Jun 21, 2016||developer.soundcloud.com - Backstage Blog June 21st, 2016 Announcements Recommendation System Machine Learning Core Data Science Can a machine surprise you? We believe so. By Nicola Bortignon|
|Jun 15, 2016||TechCrunch - Twitter tunes up SoundCloud with a fresh investment|
|Jun 14, 2016||Reuters - Twitter invests $70 million in SoundCloud: Re/code|
|Mar 29, 2016||TechCrunch - It’s Go time for SoundCloud: $9.99 tier aims to rival Spotify with millions of premium music tracks|
|Feb 23, 2016||TechCrunch - SoundCloud Pulse, A Dedicated App For Music Creators, Arrives On iOS|
|Feb 2, 2016||TechCrunch - SoundCloud Gets Its Own Radio Feature With Launch Of “Stations” On iOS And Android|
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