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SoundCloud

A company providing an online audio distribution platform for listening to music and podcasts.

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Timeline

March 3, 2021
SoundCloud announces overhaul of royalties model to 'fan-powered' system
February 10, 2021
SoundCloud adds music industry executive Troy Carter to its Board of Directors.
December 1, 2020
SoundCloud names Michael Weissman to Succeed Kerry Trainor as Chief Executive Officer.

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Alex Gezelius

Investor

Alexander Ljung

Founder

Alison Childs

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Benjamin Cheung

Employee

Bogdan Dumitru

Employee

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Jennifer Still
May 3, 2021
Business Insider
You can add music to your Instagram Story in the app or through Spotify, SoundCloud, and Shazam.
Tom Jackson
April 10, 2021
Disrupt Africa
Disrupt Podcast offers listeners a fortnightly wrap-up of all the developments in the African tech startup ecosystem, interviews with key players, and audio pitches from innovative companies.
Agence France-Presse
March 3, 2021
the Guardian
Streaming company says it will start directing money from subscribers to the artists they actually listen to
Katie Krzaczek
March 2, 2021
Business Insider
SoundCloud announced that it's breaking away from "pro-rata" royalty models in order to pay artists directly based on fans' listening habits.
Brian Heater
March 2, 2021
TechCrunch
We've known for a long time that music streaming royalties are fundamentally broken. As revenue has shifted away from sales of physical music, it's become increasingly difficult for many independent artists to make a living off recorded music. But all of that has come to a head as the pandemic has stripped live music out [...]
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