Soundtrap Adapts Music App as Edtech Offering, With Google Tools
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another $1.5 million in a round co-led by Bergstrom and new investor Magnus Bergman. The company is continuing development of both the consumer and educational products, and plans to hire some new staffers to work across the United States.
The company’s biggest school market is the United States, which accounts for 80 percent of its education user base. As for Soundtrap’s consumer base, about 50 percent come from the United States.
Emanuelsson is making frequent trips to California, and the company maintains office space at Nordic Innovation House in Palo Alto, where Soundtrap announced its June launch.
“I’m in the States almost every month or two,” Emanuelsson says.
(Shown above is Soundtrap’s CEO Emanuelsson with guitar; Gro Eirin Dyrnes, director of Innovation Norway in the Silicon Valley on the left; and Anne Lidgard, Silicon Valley director of Swedish innovation agency Vinnova, on the right. Nordic Innovation House is an incubator and co-working space funded by a consortium that includes the governments of Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, and Iceland, along with the trade and development organization Nordic Innovation.)