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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, US
Websitesonder.com
Employee Ratings3.1
Overall CultureA+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Apr 2019)700
Job Openings91
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, 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

5 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

91/100

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Sonder Online and Social Media Presence

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Sonder Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    86/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    93/100

  • Compensation

    B

    74/100

  • Diversity

    A

    86/100

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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

Doing good in Austin: One box of produce at a time

Sonder launches a partnership in Austin with produce delivery service Good Apple for extended stay guests. The post Doing good in Austin: One box of produce at a time appeared first on Sonder Journal.

Life at Sonder: reflecting on three years on the tech team at Sonder

For this Life at Sonder, we spoke with Senior Software Engineer Nate Cornell, who discusses the evolution of Sonder's technology and the importance of balancing moving forward with the pursuit of perfection. The post Life at Sonder: reflecting on three years on the tech team at Sonder appeared first…

Continuing to elevate the Sonder guest experience with new features and partnerships

We've been working to empower our guests with a self-service journey from day one - and now we're excited to share new features that continue to elevate that experience. The post Continuing to elevate the Sonder guest experience with new features and partnerships appeared first on Sonder Journal.

Sonder City Chats: Houston

Clay Jackson, Sonder's General Manager of Houston, shares his favorite places to eat, run and see in Space City. The post Sonder City Chats: Houston appeared first on Sonder Journal.

Sonder introduces innovative hospitality model to Vancouver

Sonder introduces a new hospitality option to the city of Vancouver. The post Sonder introduces innovative hospitality model to Vancouver appeared first on Sonder Journal.

Sonder brings modern hospitality and inspiring design to Orlando

Sonder recently expanded to Orlando with the Sonder Wellborn in the historic Lake Cherokee neighborhood. The post Sonder brings modern hospitality and inspiring design to Orlando 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.