Voicy Raises €1.2M in Pre-Seed Funding

Voicy, Rotterdam, Netherlands-based online content platform for discovering, creating and sharing sound-clips and sound-effects, raised €1.2m in Pre-Seed funding.

Theround was led Oliver Samwer’s Global Founders CapitalParticipation from Jeronimo Folgueira (CEO, Deezer), Sven Ahrens(director of global development, Spotify), Oskar Serrander (COO, Acast), David Vismans (former CPO, Booking), Sunita Kaur(Senior VP at Twitch, former director at Facebook), Mike Sackler (FounderVC as a partner Supernode Global) and serial investor Wouter Kneepkens.

TheThe company plans to use the funds for its team growth, partnership network development, and expansion of its presence across the globe. EuropeAnd the US.

Founded in October2020 Xander Kanon, Joey de KruisAnd Milan Kokir, VoicyThis online content platform allows users to create, share and discover sound-clips and sound effects online.

VoicyIt has two sides to its business. TheFirst allows users to create or use a collection of short audio messages or sounds effects that can be downloaded, shared, or messaged. TheSecond, users can integrate with consumer apps and social media platforms to search for sound clips and audio GIFs and send them as part of their existing chat function.

InIt took just over a full year. VoicyA community of 1.1 Million regular users has created a database with 125,000 unique sounds, which averages 35 million monthly plays.

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19/05/2022

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