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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
Job Openings190
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

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

a year 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

1.5 k

Rooms

2.5 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

B

89/100

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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

Proptech Sonder is going public via a SPAC at a $2.2 billion valuation. CEO Francis Davidson walked us through the deal — and the future of hospitality.

Summary List PlacementSonder, the hospitality technology company, announced on Friday that it plans to go public via a SPAC deal with Gores Metropoulos II, a blank-check company sponsored by the private-equity firm The Gores Group and the billionaire Dean Metropoulos. The deal would value Sonder a…

Sonder to go public on NASDAQ through SPAC deal

Montréal-founded travel tech startup Sonder is set to go public on the NASDAQ through a merger deal with Gores Metropoulos II Inc. Sonder co-founder...

Hospitality company Sonder going public via merger with SPC Gores Metropoulos in $2.2 billion deal

Sonder Holdings Inc., a high-tech hospitality company, said Friday it is going public via a merger with special purpose acquisition corporation Gores Metropoulos II Inc. in a deal with a pro forma enterprise value of $2.2 billion. The company will have $650 million in cash, while additional inves…

Lodging Firm Sonder Is Said to Reach Gores Metropoulos SPAC Deal

Lodging Firm Sonder Is Said to Reach Gores Metropoulos SPAC Deal

Hospitality startup Sonder used this deck to secure $225m in its series D round

It was valued at US$1.3 billion after the company raised US$170 million in a series E funding in June last year.

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.
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Sonder Blogs

The journey begins: Sonder’s corporate responsibility & sustainability framework

Our vision at Sonder is to create a better-traveled world, and a key part of this is adopting responsible business practices early on. Though we’re at the very beginning of our journey, we’ve taken deliberate steps to consider these aspects of our business and how we will measure and report them to …

Sonder expands presence in Spain to Barcelona

The post Sonder expands presence in Spain to Barcelona appeared first on Sonder Journal.

How to create the perfect gallery wall

Tips from our interior design team on how to assemble and hang the perfect gallery wall. The post How to create the perfect gallery wall appeared first on Sonder Journal.

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.
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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.