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Sonder (also known as Flatbook) is a company leasing serviced spaces for living. It offers an online platform that enables users to browse the catalog of apartments, book, and rent them. The company designs, furnishes, and maintains the apartments with no intermediaries.

HQSan Francisco, US
Employee Ratings3.1
Culture scoreA+

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2019)700
Job Openings8

Key People/Management at Sonder

Francis Davidson

Francis Davidson

CEO, Co-Founder
Sanjay Banker

Sanjay Banker

Lucas Pellan

Lucas Pellan

COO, Co-Founder
Phil Rothenberg

Phil Rothenberg

General Counsel
Mason Harrison

Mason Harrison

Head Of Communications
Jeff Sun

Jeff Sun

Director of Operations
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Sonder Office Locations

Sonder has offices in San Francisco, Austin, Charleston, Chicago and in 32 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
101 15th St, San Francisco
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Sonder Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Sonder's latest funding round in July 2019 was reported to be $210 m. In total, Sonder has raised $343.9 m. Sonder's latest valuation is reported to be $1 b.
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Sonder Operating Metrics

Sonder's Rooms was reported to be 7 k in Jun, 2019.
Jan, 2019Jun, 2019Feb, 2020


1.50 k


400 500


2.50 k7 k

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Sonder Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

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Sonder Canada Inc

Sonder Online and Social Media Presence

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Sonder Company Culture

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Sonder News and Updates

Short-term rental startup Sonder is planning to open its largest NYC apartment hotel yet even as coronavirus cripples the travel industry

Sonder told Business Insider that it's planning to open a Manhattan apartment-hotel-hybrid with The Moinian Group in late spring or early summer of 2020.  Coronavirus and social distancing measures have crippled the travel and hospitality business, with the potential for an 18-month disruption. Th…

What companies really want in a designer, according to a top recruiter for Google, Dropbox, and Sonder

Plus, why high-paying tech jobs have lost their luster for many designers. Judy Wert, the head of design recruiting agency Wert&Co., trained as a designer before launching her consultancy in 1995. Since then, she has recruited candidates to fill top design and innovation positions at companies i…

Sonder Takes Airbnb-Aesthetic to Hotels in New York, London

Airbnb Rival Sonder Pushes Into Hotels in New York, London

Airbnb competitor Sonder reaches unicorn status in latest fundraising round

Sonder, an Airbnb competitor, said it has closed a $210 million Series D funding round. This brings the firm's total valuation north of $1 billion, with $400 million raised. The company said it quadrupled its rentable space since last year and is projecting $400 million in revenue this year, up fo…

Airbnb competitor Sonder confirms new investment, $1B+ valuation

Apartment rental marketplace Sonder is closing a $225 million investment.

Sonder raises $210 million to offer apartments with hotel-level service

San Francisco-based hospitality company Sonder announced that it's raised $210 million in venture capital, bringing its total raised to $400 million.
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Sonder Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Sonder founded?

    Sonder was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Sonder key executives?

    Sonder's key executives are Francis Davidson, Sanjay Banker and Lucas Pellan.

  • How many employees does Sonder have?

    Sonder has 700 employees.

  • Who are Sonder competitors?

    Competitors of Sonder include VRBO, Lyric and Domio.

  • Where is Sonder headquarters?

    Sonder headquarters is located at 101 15th St, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Sonder offices?

    Sonder has offices in San Francisco, Austin, Charleston, Chicago and in 32 other locations.

  • How many offices does Sonder have?

    Sonder has 36 offices.