SoundHound is an innovator in sound recognition and search technologies. The Company's Houndify is the first independent AI platform that enables developers and business owners to deploy it anywhere and retain control of their brand and users, while differentiating and innovating. Houndify provides all the technology ingredients necessary for voice and AI integration, including the world’s fastest speech recognition, the most sophisticated natural language understanding, easy to use developer tools, knowledge graphs and a large and rapidly growing number of domains. SoundHound's voice search and assistant app, Hound, leverages its Speech-to-Meaning and Deep Meaning Understanding technologies on a consumer app experience. The Company's music recognition app applies the technology to the listening experience, enabling people to discover, explore and share the music around them.

Type
Private
HQ
Santa Clara, US
Founded
2005
Size (employees)
216 (est)+3%
SoundHound was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, US
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Key People/Management at SoundHound

Keyvan Mohajer

Keyvan Mohajer

Founder & CEO
Majid Emami

Majid Emami

Co-Founder & VP Engineering
James Hom

James Hom

Co-Founder & VP Products
Katie McMahon

Katie McMahon

VP & General Manager
Tim Stonehocker

Tim Stonehocker

CTO
Kamyar Mohajer

Kamyar Mohajer

VP Corporate Strategy and International Expansion
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SoundHound Office Locations

SoundHound has offices in Santa Clara, Tokyo, Toronto and San Francisco
Santa Clara, US (HQ)
5400 Betsy Ross Dr
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SoundHound Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2005

Total Funding

$225 m

Latest funding size

$100 m

Time since last funding

2 months ago

Investors

SoundHound's latest funding round in May 2018 was reported to be $100 m. In total, SoundHound has raised $225 m. SoundHound's latest valuation is reported to be $1 b.
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SoundHound Financials

Market valuation

1 b
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SoundHound Operating Metrics

Jan, 2017

Downloads

300 m
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SoundHound Online and Social Media Presence

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SoundHound News and Updates

SoundHound takes in $100M to challenge Alexa and Google Assistant

A surprisingly large proportion of the voice-activated devices out there don’t rely on Alexa, Google Assistant or Siri to power their conversational interfaces. Many hardware makers are instead opting to use technology from a startup called SoundHound Inc. that today announced it has raised $100 mil…

SoundHound raises $100 million from Tencent, Hyundai, other strategic investors

SoundHound today announced it has closed a $100 million funding round to accelerate the international growth of its Houndify voice AI platform, adopt new languages, open additional offices, and put its Hound voice assistant in devices from home appliances to cars. Investors in the round include Tenc…

SoundHound has raised a big $100M round to take on Alexa and Google Assistant

As SoundHound looks to leverage its ten-plus years of experience and data to create a voice recognition tool that companies can bake into any platform, it’s raising another big $100 million round of funding to try to make its Houndify platform a third neutral option compared to Alexa and Google Assi…
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