Sounder is an end-to-end audio management and monetization platform built with and for creators to help them be heard and compensated for their content.

Sounder aims to bring discoverability, community, and ease to the podcast industry.

Sounder was founded in 2019 by Kal Amin and Dan Daugherty. The company is headquartered in New York, New York.


Sounder connects creators and enterprises to the Audio Intelligence solutions they need to accelerate their content’s discovery, engagement, and monetization potential.


Sounder’s Discovery Suite brings proprietary SEO, search, transcription and sharing technology to audio content, expanding the reach of every episode so creators can better monetize their content.


Sounder is backed by iHeartMedia, Ulu Ventures, TechNexus Venture Collaborative, Newark Venture Partners,, Diverse Angels, Adventure Fund, and others. The company raised $7.7M in Series A round on Feb 20, 2022. This brings Sounder's total funding to $11.55M to date.



  • Year founded: 2019
  • Funding Info: $11.55M over 3 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series A)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 11-50
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: New York City
  • State: New York
  • Country: United States
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