Sirius is investing in SoundCloud to the tune of $75M

Feb 12, 2020
SoundCloud is known for hosting up-and-coming artists like Lil Nas X and Billie Eilish.
Lil Nas X and Billie Eilish, two of last year's breakout artists, got their start posting tracks to SoundCloud.
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SoundCloud’s singing a new song after investors inject emergency cash

Aug 11, 2017
Online audio platform SoundCloud, a favorite of indie musicians, has been struggling to stay afloat financially. Last month, it laid off 40 percent of its staff, and the company has been urgently seeking a reported $170 million cash injection to keep going. Today it got that emergency investment approved by shareholders. As part of that […]

SoundCloud finally launches a subscription service

Mar 30, 2016
Can the streaming service enter the mainstream without losing its cool?
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SoundCloud CEO talks new subscription service

Mar 30, 2016
CEO Alexander Ljung says it highlights SoundCloud's creators.
Founder and CEO of SoundCloud Alexander Ljung.
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SoundCloud to start including ads in content streams

Aug 21, 2014
Do they risk undermining their core, indie-leaning fan base?

Soundcloud wants you to see and touch sound

Jul 18, 2013
Soundcloud will turn six-years-old at the end of this month. In the last two years alone, Soundcloud's registered users have increased 400 percent to 40 million.

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