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SoundCloud is an online audio distribution platform that enables its users to upload, promote, and share their originally-created sounds. The platform can be used by music and audio creators to both share and monetize the content with a global audience, as well as receive detailed statistics and feedback from the platform community.

TypePrivate
Founded2007
HQBerlin, DE
Websitesoundcloud.com
Employee Ratings4.2
Overall CultureA+

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2020)1,376
Job Openings40
Revenue (FY, 2017)€90.7 M(+81%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at SoundCloud

Kerry Trainor

Kerry Trainor

CEO
Mike Weissman

Mike Weissman

President
Alexander Ljung

Alexander Ljung

Founder and Chairman
Eric Wahlforss

Eric Wahlforss

Founder and Chief Product Officer
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SoundCloud Office Locations

SoundCloud has offices in Berlin, New York, Cardiff and London
Berlin, DE (HQ)
Rheinsberger Strasse 76/77
Cardiff, GB
Crown Way, Maindy
London, GB
20 Bishop's Ct, Farringdon
New York, US
71 5th Ave 5th Floor
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SoundCloud Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

SoundCloud's latest funding round in February 2020 was reported to be $75 m. In total, SoundCloud has raised $542.8 m. SoundCloud's latest valuation is reported to be $700 m.
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SoundCloud Revenue

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SoundCloud's revenue was reported to be €90.66 m in FY, 2017 which is a 80.3% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q4, 2019)

200.0m

Market valuation

700.0m

Cash (31-Dec-2017)

62.9m
Annual
EURFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

21.1m50.3m90.7m

Revenue growth, %

22%138%80%

Cost of goods sold

9.8m36.1m66.6m

Gross profit

11.3m14.2m24.0m
Quarterly
USDQ4, 2019

Revenue

200.0m
EURFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

13.2m13.2m62.9m

Accounts Receivable

2.0m4.9m9.1m

Current Assets

25.9m61.5m114.2m

PP&E

6.2m4.7m3.2m
EURFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(51.2m)(74.8m)(63.8m)

Depreciation and Amortization

3.1m3.1m3.0m

Accounts Payable

6.9m12.5m4.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

(15.1m)(27.9m)(37.9m)(58.1m)(53.3m)
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SoundCloud Operating Metrics

SoundCloud's Monthly Viewers was reported to be 175 m in Nov, 2017. SoundCloud's Monthly Unique Users was reported to be 25.7 m in Mar, 2017.
Aug, 2016Mar, 2017Jul, 2017Nov, 2017Dec, 2017May, 2019

Monthly Viewers

175 m175 m175 m

Tracks

135 m170 m200 m

Monthly Unique Users

25.70 m

Monthly Sessions per User (US)

9
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SoundCloud Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Repost NetworkMay 27, 2019
Instinctiv May 01, 2012$10 m
SoundCloud Limited

SoundCloud Revenue Breakdown

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SoundCloud revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 69.3% from USA and 30.7% from Europe & Other

SoundCloud Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

80/100

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SoundCloud Online and Social Media Presence

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SoundCloud Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    88/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    84/100

  • Compensation

    A

    84/100

  • Diversity

    A+

    93/100

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SoundCloud News and Updates

Music Streaming Market 7.4% of CAGR with Emerging Industry Scenario by 2027 - iheartmedia, Inc., Joox, Pandora Media, Inc., SoundCloud, Spotify

Music streaming market was valued at US$ 26.04 billion in 2019 and is projected to reach US$ 46.99 billion by 2027 and is expected to growat a CAGR of 7.4% during the forecast period 2020-2027. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

SoundCloud founders raise $17.8 million to bring subscription ebikes to market

Dance is a new ebike subscription startup from SoundCloud's founders, and it has raised $17.8 million to launch its service globally.

SoundCloud Promotion Service - 100% Organic SoundCloud Music Promotion By TrackPromoters

New York, USA, Oct. 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Are you new to the music industry and hustling with your organic Soundcloud music promotions? The music industry is growing day by day, and Artists are budding more than ever. Now this means the competition is rising as well. 

Soundcloud founders exchange music for mobility with new e-bike startup

Onlookers of Europe’s mobility space may roll their eyes at news of yet another e-bike startup. But could Berlin-based company Dance bring something new to the table? Soundcloud founders exchange music for mobility with new e-bike startup

Former Soundcloud founders launch e-bike subscription service, backed by Blueyard

You’ve heard of e-bike and e-scooter rentals startups spreading across cities. But today three veterans of the startup world will launch what appears to be a brand new take on the “e-revolution” sweeping cities in the wake of the global pandemic: subscription e-bikes, or, if you will, ‘EaaS’ or ‘E-b…

SoundCloud raises $75M from SiriusXM

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SoundCloud Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was SoundCloud founded?

    SoundCloud was founded in 2007.

  • Who are SoundCloud key executives?

    SoundCloud's key executives are Kerry Trainor, Mike Weissman and Alexander Ljung.

  • How many employees does SoundCloud have?

    SoundCloud has 1,376 employees.

  • What is SoundCloud revenue?

    Latest SoundCloud annual revenue is €90.7 m.

  • What is SoundCloud revenue per employee?

    Latest SoundCloud revenue per employee is €65.9 k.

  • Who are SoundCloud competitors?

    Competitors of SoundCloud include TIDAL, Bandcamp and Napster.

  • Where is SoundCloud headquarters?

    SoundCloud headquarters is located at Rheinsberger Strasse 76/77, Berlin.

  • Where are SoundCloud offices?

    SoundCloud has offices in Berlin, New York, Cardiff and London.

  • How many offices does SoundCloud have?

    SoundCloud has 4 offices.