AudioMob enjoys successful Series A funding round worth $14m
AudioMob, the tech company that develops in-game audio ads bridging opportunities between audio and mobile, recently announced that it has successfully raised $14m for its series A funding.
The funding comes after the company opened its doors to two new offices in London and Abu Dhabi to support the expected accelerated growth in the team.
From kicking off in 2020, founders Christian Facey, CEO, and Wilfrid Obeng, CTO, have seen recent client successes with artists including Ed Sheeran and Nas alongside brands like Intel, Jeep and KitKat who all saw relative metric achievements of more than 1000%. It’s now positioned and tech-enabled in all countries outside of China.
On top of these accomplishments, the founders of the in-game audio advertising company will use the recent funding to expand the team in London and Abu Dhabi and develop more experimental audio technology, alongside other Heads for key departments. The company will continue to file patents in more countries, build out the team and open up opportunities in other regions and markets.
AudioMob is exceeding initial expectations with the business valuation reaching $110 million.
Lead investors for the round were Makers Fund and Lightspeed Venture Partners. Additional investors include Sequoia Capital and Google, which are known for producing unicorns including Snap and Epic Games alongside some music artists, which takes total investment to date $16million.
Christian Facey, CEO at AudioMob says “We’re thrilled to see investors’ excitement for AudioMob’s vision for long-term success and our future. We’re on the precipice of innovating a whole industry with audio and now we’re able to build out our tech and team to ensure we’re disrupting the industry in the right way and ensure we eventually become a future tech industry unicorn.”
Archie Stonehill at Makers Fund says: “Part of Makers Fund’s mission is to bring new industries, companies, and ideas into the interactive entertainment industry and Audiomob is a great example: connecting audio and games sectors whilst generating significant value for both.
“This is our first investment into the audio and advertising space and we are confident that Audiomob will transform audio from an afterthought into a new opportunity to improve user experience, not only as a non-interrupting advertising channel in mobile games but in the whole mobile ecosystem.”