Pocket FM

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Pocket FM is a company that develops a vernacular social audio platform intended to provide audiobooks and podcasts. It offers a selection of audios ranging from audiobooks, finance, self-help, news stories, radio shows, and audio shows in a variety of languages.

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2021)253(+7%)
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Pocket FM Financials and Metrics

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Pocket FM total Funding

$5.6 m

Pocket FM latest funding size

$5.6 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Pocket FM investors

Pocket FM's latest funding round in October 2020 was reported to be $5.6 m. In total, Pocket FM has raised $5.6 m
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Pocket FM News and Updates

[Funding alert] Audio OTT startup Pocket FM raises $22.4M in Series B; targets 100M users in next 6 months

Last October, Tencent Holdings led a $5.6 million (Rs 41 crore) Series A round in Pocket FM through its Amsterdam-based unit Tencent Cloud Europe.

Tencent in talks to lead funding in India’s Pocket FM

Tencent is in advanced stages of talks to lead an investment round in Gurgaon-headquartered Pocket FM, the latest in the Chinese giant’s push to broaden its consumer internet portfolio in the Indian market. The Chinese firm, which is already an investor in Pocket FM, is in talks to lead a ~20-25 mil…

How Tencent-backed audio streaming startup Pocket FM rode the pandemic to hit 2B monthly listening minutes

Vernacular audio streaming startup Pocket FM crossed 1 crore app installs and 2 billion listening minutes, growing over 5X in the last two quarters.

Tencent leads $5.6 mn round in audiobooks platform Pocket FM

Gurugram-based Pocket FM, which operates an eponymous vernacular audiobooks platform, has raised Rs 41 crore (about $5.61 million) from Tencent Cloud Europe, a unit of Chinese technology conglomerate Tencent Holdings, along with venture capital firm Lightspeed India and media house BCCL.

Pocket FM Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Pocket FM founded?

    Pocket FM was founded in 2018.

  • How many employees does Pocket FM have?

    Pocket FM has 253 employees.

  • Who are Pocket FM competitors?

    Competitors of Pocket FM include Ausha, Nextory and Kitab Sawti.