Smule
Location: 2500 El Camino Real Ste 120, Palo Alto, California, United States, 94306, United States
Founded in: 2008
Stage: Revenue generating
Number of employees: 16-30
Funding history:
- Date: 12/2009, Series C: $8 M
Investors: Shasta Ventures, Bessemer Ventures, Granite Ventures
- Date: 02/2009, Series B: $3.9 M
Investors: Granite Ventures. Bessemer Venture Partners, Maples Investments
- Date: 07/2008, Seed: $1.6 M
Investors: Bessemer, Maples, CEO
Profitable year: 2010
Short URL: vator.co/smule

Smule

Smule is Sonic Media
Startup/business
California, United States United States
http://www.smule.com
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Company description
Smule develops interactive sonic applications for the iPhone and other technology platforms.   Smule is developing the new sonic network, connecting users across the globe through expressive audio.  Smule's Ocarina, I Am T-Pain, and Leaf Trombone have set the standard for iPhone applications, combining innovative uses of the hardware with compelling social experiences. 
Team
  • David Zhu
    David Zhu | Team member
  • Jeffrey Smith
    Jeffrey Smith | Team member
    Jeff is the CEO and co-founder of Smule. Smule, developer of I Am T-Pain, Ocarina, Glee, and Magic Fiddle for the iPhone/iPad, is building the new sonic network one application at a time.  Smule has over 9M customers. In addition to Smule, Je...
Business model

• up front license fees from application sales

• recurring license fees from in-app commerce