Devialet raises €100 million to bring its audio speakers to the US and Asia

Devialet, the French speaker company, has raised €100 million in a Series C round from several investors to boost its expansion in the US and Asia. Ginko Ventures led the round with participation from Korelya Capital, Foxconn, Groupe Renault, Sharp Corporation, Playground Global, Naver, Roc Nation, Future French Champions, CM-CIC Investissement, and BPI France. With […]

Music recording platform Soundtrap raises $6 million in Series A round

Stockholm’s Soundtrap has raised a $6 million Series A round to enhance its cloud-based music recording platform. The round was led by Industrifonden along with former Spotify CFO Peter Sterky. Soundtrap’s platform allows musicians to record and collaborate regardless of device or OS. The startup projects a million users by the end of the year. […]

SoundCloud loses its head of engineering to Scout24

Online audio platform SoundCloud has lost its senior vice president of engineering, Richard Durnall, to freshly public Scout24. Durnall joined the German online classifieds giant earlier this month in a newly created capacity as CTO for the group, reporting to CEO Gregory Ellis, we’ve learned. Previously, Richard was CTO for the REA Group ( and […]