SoapBox Labs

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SoapBox Labs is a company that develops child-specific speech technology. It is integrated across a range of application areas including toys, gaming, robotics, AR/VR as well as education (reading and English language learning). The company offers deep learning speech recognition based online and offline (embedded) solutions in multiple languages.
HQDublin 8, IE

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2021)36
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SoapBox Labs Office Locations

SoapBox Labs has an office in Dublin 8
Dublin 8, IE (HQ)
Bishop St
Dublin 8, IE
Newmarket House, Newmarket, Merchants Quay
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SoapBox Labs Financials and Metrics

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SoapBox Labs total Funding

$12 m

SoapBox Labs latest funding size

$6.5 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

SoapBox Labs investors

SoapBox Labs's latest funding round in April 2020 was reported to be $6.5 m. In total, SoapBox Labs has raised $12 m
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SoapBox Labs News and Updates

Irish voice tech startup Soapbox Labs lands $6.5 million in Series A funding

Dublin-based SoapBox Labs, which develops speech recognition technology that can model the distinctive voice and speech behaviours of young kids, has announced a Series A investment of $6.5 million from Elkstone Capital, Astia, and a number of unnamed private investors.

SoapBox Labs Blogs

2022 in Voice for Kids – Webinar

SoapBox Labs is delighted to team up with our friends at Vixen Labs for our final webinar of the year, “Why kids will change how we think about voice in 2022.” Join Dr. Amelia Kelly, our VP of Speech Technology, and James Poulter, CEO & Co-Founder of Vixen Labs, for an illuminating fireside chat…

About #MakingKidsHeard

SoapBox recently developed a series of six short videos to show how our kid-specific speech technology gives kids agency over their daily experiences of learning and playing.  The anchor video in the series, “A Day in the Life of a 6 year old,” introduces us to Noah and how he uses his young voice t…

CMO joins board of Women in Voice

Last week, our Chief Marketing Officer, Niamh Bushnell, joined Women in Voice’s board of directors. Women in Voice (WiV) is an international non-profit founded in 2018 to build community and empower the women and diverse people in voice technology, who are taking the industry forward as data scienti…

Customer spotlight: Norby

SoapBox’s education-focused customers are creating learning tools that help kids improve their reading, literacy, numeracy, and language learning skills, whether they’re learning in the home or the classroom. Norby, a SoapBox client based in Melbourne, Australia, is a great example.  The post Custom…

Amplify’s $215 Million Raise

This week, Amplify, SoapBox’s partner and pioneer in digital-forward K-12 educational tools, announced a new $215 million funding round. We salute all of our colleagues at Amplify on this wonderful news. SoapBox has been privileged to witness Amplify’s remarkable growth over the last few years and t…

SoapBox at SXSW EDU 2022

Great news! Both of our panels for SXSW EDU 2022 have been accepted. This will be our third year speaking at this wonderful gathering of education professionals and ideas. We look forward to seeing you there. Here’s what’s in store. Our  first panel, Can Speech Recognition Help Children Learn to Rea…
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SoapBox Labs Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was SoapBox Labs founded?

    SoapBox Labs was founded in 2013.

  • How many employees does SoapBox Labs have?

    SoapBox Labs has 36 employees.

  • Who are SoapBox Labs competitors?

    Competitors of SoapBox Labs include Semantic Machines, Voysis and Replicant.

  • Where is SoapBox Labs headquarters?

    SoapBox Labs headquarters is located at Bishop St, Dublin 8.

  • Where are SoapBox Labs offices?

    SoapBox Labs has an office in Dublin 8.

  • How many offices does SoapBox Labs have?

    SoapBox Labs has 2 offices.