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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.

TypePrivate
Founded2012
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Websitesonder.com
Employee Ratings3.1
Overall CultureA-

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Apr 2019)700
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Sonder

Francis Davidson

Francis Davidson

CEO, Co-Founder
Lucas Pellan

Lucas Pellan

COO, Co-Founder
Sanjay Banker

Sanjay Banker

CFO
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, CA, US (HQ)
101 15th St, San Francisco
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Sonder Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2012

Sonder total Funding

$513.9 m

Sonder latest funding size

$170 m

Time since last funding

8 months ago

Sonder investors

Sonder's latest funding round in June 2020 was reported to be $170 m. In total, Sonder has raised $513.9 m. Sonder's latest valuation is reported to be $1.3 b.
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Sonder Revenue

USD

Revenue (Apr, 2019)

100.0m

Market valuation

1.3b
USDApr, 2019E

Revenue

100.0m
USDApr, 2019

Revenue/Employee

173.3k
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Sonder Operating Metrics

Sonder's Rooms was reported to be 12 k in Jun, 2020.
Jan, 2019Jun, 2019Feb, 2020Jun, 2020

Countries

6

Locations

1.50 k

Rooms

2.50 k7 k12 k

Trademarks (US)

3
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Sonder Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Sonder Canada Inc

Sonder Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

92/100

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Sonder Online and Social Media Presence

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Sonder Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A-

    84/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    89/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    72/100

  • Diversity

    A-

    85/100

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Sonder News and Updates

Sonder High-Est Cannabis Oil Cartridge And The Brilliant New Alpha Pen

Sonder tastes like actually smoking perfectly cured cannabis flower without using a flame or a pipe.

Hospitality Startup Sonder Raises $170 Million At A $1.3 Billion Valuation During Covid-19 Travel Collapse

Despite damage Covid-19 has inflicted on the travel and hospitality industry, home-sharing startup Sonder has raised $170 million to expand to new locations.

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…
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Sonder Blogs

Providing Comfortable Accommodations for Healthcare Workers in Rome in the Early Days of COVID-19

Sonder was humbled to be able to open our doors to doctors and nurses to provide them with a comfortable and safe place to stay during the early days of Covid-19 in Rome. The post Providing Comfortable Accommodations for Healthcare Workers in Rome in the Early Days of COVID-19 appeared first on Sond…

Life at Sonder: the critical role of city operations

Eric Luberto, Operations Manager for Sonder Palm Springs, shares advice for those starting out in city operations in hospitality and his insights on what both excites and challenges him in his role. The post Life at Sonder: the critical role of city operations appeared first on Sonder Journal.

How to cozy up your home this winter

Our design team shares their tips for creating a cozy and welcoming space at home this winter. The post How to cozy up your home this winter appeared first on Sonder Journal.

Life at Sonder: how Sonder makes decisions on real estate deals

Andrew Tatis on Sonder's investment analysis team shares his experience helping oversee the underwriting function across the Americas. The post Life at Sonder: how Sonder makes decisions on real estate deals appeared first on Sonder Journal.

Sonder launches operations in Madrid and explores plans for Barcelona

Sonder is now available in Spain, launching in the vibrant Malasaña neighborhood in Madrid. The post Sonder launches operations in Madrid and explores plans for Barcelona appeared first on Sonder Journal.

Welcoming new leaders to the Sonder team

Sonder welcomes three leaders to our growing team. The post Welcoming new leaders to the Sonder team appeared first on Sonder Journal.
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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, Lucas Pellan and Sanjay Banker.

  • How many employees does Sonder have?

    Sonder has 700 employees.

  • Who are Sonder competitors?

    Competitors of Sonder include Stay Alfred, Domio and Lyric.

  • 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.