The History of SoundCloud

A brief overview of the most memorable moments of SoundCloud history.

2007-08-01 15:01:54

Birth of SoundCloud

Founders Alexander Ljung Eric Wahlforss establish SoundCloud in Berlin

2009-04-01 15:01:54

SoundCloud Expands

In April 2009, SoundCloud received €2.5 million Series A funding from Doughty Hanson Technology Ventures

2010-05-01 15:01:54

SoundCloud Gains More Followers

May 2010, SoundCloud announced it had one million subscribers.

2011-01-01 15:01:54

SoundCloud Continues Expanding

In January 2011, it was confirmed that SoundCloud had raised a US$10 million Series B funding round from Union Square Ventures and Index Ventures

2011-06-15 15:01:54

Gains More Supporters

15 June 2011, SoundCloud announced they had five million registered users, as well as investments from Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary's A-Grade Fund

2012-01-23 15:01:54

SoundCloud's Followers Increase

On 23 January 2012, SoundCloud announced on their blog that they had reached 10 million registered users.

2012-05-01 15:01:54

SoundCloud Keeps Gaining Followers

By May 2012, 15 million users were announced by the company at a press conference held in San Francisco, US, where the next version of the site was previewed. The usage level for the site was growing by 1.5 million users per month at this stage

2013-03-01 15:01:54

Becomes Associated With Other Popular Social Media

In March 2013, Twitter announced SoundCloud as a third-party music partner, alongside iTunes, in developing the Twitter's first-ever integrated music app

2015-06-01 15:01:54

SoundCloud Continues Expansion

June 2015, Soundcloud announced that it had struck a deal with over 20,000 independent labels to cut them in on royalties.

2015-07-14 15:01:54

SoundCloud Partners With HEOS

July 14, 2015 SoundCloud announced its partnership with HEOS by Denon. This alliance enable the users to easily create, share and stream their SoundCloud audios through HEOS range of multi room audio speakers

The History of SoundCloud

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