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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. Founded by award-winning Swedish music, TV and Internet entrepreneurs, Epidemic Sound doesn’t represent music, it owns it, buying directly from composers when tracks are created to give today’s generation of musicians a new way to make a living making music. The Company's cloud-based catalogue contains lots of tracks covering an extensive range of genres, all of which are created with the sole purpose of enhancing audiovisual productions.

TypePrivate
Founded2009
HQStockholm, SE
Websiteepidemicsound.com
Employee Ratings3.8
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2021)537(+2%)
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Key People/Management at Epidemic Sound

Oscar Höglund

Oscar Höglund

Co-Founder & CEO
Zan Zachrisson

Zan Zachrisson

Co-Founder & Chairman
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Epidemic Sound Office Locations

Epidemic Sound has offices in Stockholm, Hamburg and Amsterdam
Stockholm, SE (HQ)
121 Åsögatan
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Epidemic Sound Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2009

Epidemic Sound total Funding

$508.9 m

Epidemic Sound latest funding size

$450 m

Time since last funding

10 months ago

Epidemic Sound investors

Epidemic Sound's latest funding round in March 2021 was reported to be $450 m. In total, Epidemic Sound has raised $508.9 m. Epidemic Sound's latest valuation is reported to be $1.4 b.
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Epidemic Sound Revenue

Market valuation

1.4b
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Epidemic Sound Online and Social Media Presence

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Epidemic Sound Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    79/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    90/100

  • Compensation

    D

    55/100

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Epidemic Sound News and Updates

Epidemic Sound raises $450M at a $1.4B valuation to ‘soundtrack the internet’

The popularity of video and other streamed content like podcasts is continuing to grow at a breakneck speed, and today a startup called Epidemic Sound, a marketplace to source the background music for that media, is announcing a huge round of funding to scale along with it. The Stockholm-based start…

Swedish start-up Epidemic Sound tunes into demand for original music

Epidemic Sound, backed by Spotify's investors, is one of a new wave of music companies expanding rapidly on the back of demand for easy access to original music from commercial users, especially YouTubers.

Epidemic Sound inks $20 mln

Epidemic Sound, a Swedish music provider, has secured $20 million in funding. The investors included DS Asset Management.

Epidemic Sound raises $20M at a $370M valuation for its soundtrack music discovery and licensing platform

The rise of streamed video has seen the market for licensing streamed music boom in the last few years, with not only consumers using video as a medium to listen to tracks but video creators also extensively using music as part of their own productions. Today, a startup that has built a platform to …

Epidemic Sound Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Epidemic Sound founded?

    Epidemic Sound was founded in 2009.

  • Who are Epidemic Sound key executives?

    Epidemic Sound's key executives are Oscar Höglund and Zan Zachrisson.

  • How many employees does Epidemic Sound have?

    Epidemic Sound has 537 employees.

  • Who are Epidemic Sound competitors?

    Competitors of Epidemic Sound include Riva Audio, Boombotix and Dance Vision.

  • Where is Epidemic Sound headquarters?

    Epidemic Sound headquarters is located at 121 Åsögatan, Stockholm.

  • Where are Epidemic Sound offices?

    Epidemic Sound has offices in Stockholm, Hamburg and Amsterdam.

  • How many offices does Epidemic Sound have?

    Epidemic Sound has 3 offices.