Over the past few weeks, we’ve recorded about 20 remote interviews for Tech.eu Podcast — which is probably more than we did in the previous five years combined. Until recently, we interviewed our guests almost exclusively in person to spare them the hassle and frustration of trying to achieve decent sound quality at home or […]
Dirac, a Swedish company developing software to enhance audio performance, has raised a $6 million funding round from Inbox Kapital, Swedia Capital, and Johan Sedihn, and new investor DIG Investment. Former Spotify executive and angel investor Jonathan Forster is joining the company’s board. Dirac recently launched a digital sound software, accompanied by a mobile app, […]
Estonian-American startup Snackable, an AI-powered audio content search engine, has announced $1.4 million in further seed funding, mostly from Estonian investors. The round was led by Tera Ventures, with support from previous investor Superangel and one of the founders of Skype, Jaan Tallinn. In the age of the podcast, when research, interviews, and journalism are […]
UK radio group Global, the owners of Heart and Classic FM, has acquired US company AudioHQ, which will be integrated into its DAX audio advertising platform. No terms were disclosed. The acquisition marks Global’s entry into the US market with offices in New York, LA, Chicago, and Detroit and AudioHQ being rebranded under the DAX […]
Swedish fashionable headphone company Happy Plugs has raised €6 million from Scope. The company will use the capital to grow and strengthen its position in its existing markets.
Israeli Audioburst, an AI-based audio curation platform, has raised $6.7 in Series A funding. The investment round was led by Japan’s Advanced Media Inc., with participation from Flint Capital, 2B-Angels and Mobileye investors consortium.
Kieku Labs, a startup founded by three seasoned Finnish entrepreneurs, has launched its beta iOS app in the Nordics and Estonia for accessing and sharing audio content. The web version of the service has been made available globally. Kieku’s machine learning algorithm finds content for the listener based on what they listened to before and […]