Smule was founded in 2008 by Jeff Smith and Ge Wang. The company has expressed its intent to pursue an public offering, but has not disclosed official plans. These comments should not be interpreted to mean that the company is formally pursuing or foregoing an IPO.

Smule is the developer of a family of music-based mobile apps including Smule, Ocarina, AutoRap, Guitar!, and I Am T-Pain. In 2011, the company acquired Khush, another musical app developer. Smule has raised more than $170 million in venture capital funding from investors including Times Bridge, Tencent, Shasta Ventures, Floodgate, Cherry Tree Investments, Adams Street Partners, and Bessemer Venture Partners. The company has been valued at $604 million.

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What is Smule's funding to date?

Smule has raised $197.43MM to date.
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When was Smule founded?

Smule was founded in 2008.

Smule Funding Rounds and Last Known Valuation

Date Funding Round Funding Raised Price per Share Last Known Valuation
11/10/2022 Series J $14.17MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
10/17/2018 Series I $31.82MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
5/17/2017 Series H $56.99MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
6/16/2016 Series G $22.19MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
4/23/2015 Series F $30MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
4/10/2014 Series E $16.64MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
10/31/2011 Series D $12.05MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
12/16/2009 Series C $8MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
2/12/2009 Series B $3.9MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
10/10/2008 Series A $1.67MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
Based on primary financings
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