The history of online music streaming platforms can be traced back to almost two decades when in the year 1999, Napster arrived in the scene. It provided enthusiasts to share their music via a peer to peer networks with ease. Since mp3 files are so well compressed, it made it easier to share music via this platform. Thus, Napster started gaining traction in the music community.
However, the journey of Napster was interrupted by various lawsuits that adversely affected the company. The main accusation against it was piracy and illegal music sharing.
SoundCloud mod for Android and iOS, the pioneer of online music publishing, on the other hand, has a very different operating model. Similar to Napster and a host of other online music platforms like Spotify, iTunes, Pandora, Mixcloud, Grooveshark, etc. it allows its users to listen to music for both free and subscription services. Get the SoundCloud++, Premium Version with no ads by downloading it from our website.
However, an additional feature of SoundCloud mod which made it popular in the music community is that users can upload their music on this platform without any cost. Moreover, this music is available to its global users.
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Two Swedish musicians Alexander Ljung and Eric Wahlforss launched established SoundCloud in 2007, and it began its operations in 2008 from Berlin, Germany. In the beginning, the goal of the company was to provide a platform for the musicians to collaborate through sharing their works and having discussions. However, later it transformed into a fully-fledged global music streaming and publishing platform. A wired magazine survey revealed how this company emerged as a leading music distribution platform giving Myspace a stern competition.
In April 2009, the company received its first series A funding of 2.5 million euros forms Doughty Hanson Technology Ventures. Soon after this funding, in May 2010 the company announced that they had crossed the one million users mark.
Furthermore, in 2011 Union Square Ventures and Index Ventures invested a further $10 million in the company as a Series B funding. In June 2011, the company announced that it had reached five million registered users. Following this announcement, they receive further financing of popular Hollywood actor Ashton Kutcher and US-based businessman and talent manager Guy Oseary’s A-Grade Fund.
At the beginning of the following year, the company announced that they now have 10 million registered users. Furthermore, in May 2012, they crossed the 15 million users mark, and the site usage touched 1.5 million users every month. At the end of this year, in December 2012 the company rolled out a new APN update.
It improved mobile device support and added features like site navigation, concurrent listening, and creating personal collections. During this time, SoundCloud was reportedly reaching 180 million people every month, and content worth of 10 hours was added every minute.
In July 2013 the company announced that it had reached 40 million registered users. The following year, they started negotiations with major music companies and record labels regarding publishing content on their platform. This discussion resulted in a further round of funding amounts to $60 million.
This new series of investments pushed the company’s valuation to $700 million. This new valuation and company’s growing online presence along with its user base, has attracted interests from tech giants like twitter for future collaborations.
In the fourth quarter of 2017, the company raised another $169.5 million funding from Temasek and Raine group. In 2019 the company reported that they have 175 million regular users every month. In the same year, the company acquired the artist distribution platform Repost network. Recently in January 2020, the company received a further $75 million investment from Sirius XM network.
SoundCloud mod is one of a kind music streaming and publishing platform. The features on offer are –
SoundCloud offers two types of subscriptions, free and premium.
Under free subscription, users have to download the app or visit the website and perform a free registration to create their ID. Doing so will allow them to listen to unlimited music. However, music under this subscription is not add-free, and users can only 180 minutes of audio.
Under premium subscriptions, the company offers four types of subscription packages.
Download it from our website and you can get all these features for free.
SoundCloud is a game-changer in the online music streaming and publishing. Similar to every other company, it also has its ups and downs, but the company has never shifted its focus from expanding the world of music and providing a platform to musicians to showcase their talents.