As the world’s largest music and audio platform, SoundCloud lets people discover and enjoy the greatest selection of music from the most diverse creator community on earth. Recording and uploading sounds to SoundCloud lets people easily share them privately with their friends or publicly to blogs, sites and social networks. The platform has become renowned for its unique content and features, including the ability to share music and connect directly with artists, as well as unearth breakthrough tracks, raw demos, podcasts and more. Music and audio creators use SoundCloud to both share and monetise their content with a global audience, as well as receive detailed stats and feedback from the SoundCloud community.

Company Growth (employees)
Berlin, DE
Size (employees)
247 (est)-41%
SoundCloud was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Berlin, DE

Key People at SoundCloud

Alexander Ljung

Alexander Ljung

Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer
Alison Moore

Alison Moore

Chief Revenue Officer
Eric Wahlforss

Eric Wahlforss

Founder & CTO
Caoimhe Keogan

Caoimhe Keogan

VP of People
Sylvain Grande

Sylvain Grande

SVP Subscriptions Revenue & Monetization Products
Faye Iosotaluno

Faye Iosotaluno

Vice President, Strategy & Business Development

SoundCloud Office Locations

SoundCloud has offices in Berlin and New York
Berlin, DE (HQ)
Rheinsberger Strasse 76/77

SoundCloud Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

SoundCloud's latest funding round in March 2017 was reported to be $70 m. In total, SoundCloud has raised $418.3 m

SoundCloud Financial Metrics

SoundCloud's revenue was reported to be $28 m in 2016 which is a 27% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (Y, 2016)

28 m

Revenue growth (Y, 2015 - Y, 2016), %

EURY, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015Y, 2016A


4.3 m8 m11.3 m17.4 m22 m28 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

2.2 m4 m5.9 m8.6 m

Gross profit

2.1 m4 m5.4 m8.8 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

6.6 m16.5 m28.5 m47.7 m


(4.2 m)(11.5 m)(19.9 m)(36.9 m)

EBITDA margin, %


Net Income

(4.4 m)(12.4 m)(23.1 m)(39 m)(52 m)
USDY, 2016


51.3 k

SoundCloud Operating Metrics

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

Monthly Users

175 m175 m


135 m


1 m

Monthly Unique Users

25.7 m

Monthly Sessions per User


SoundCloud Online and Social Media Presence

SoundCloud News and Updates

SoundCloud Company Life and Culture

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