Music start-up Soundtrap scores SEK 50 million in financing

Soundtrap, a cloud-based music and audio recording platform, has raised SEK 50 million in funding from, amongst others, Nordic VC firm Industrifonden and Peter Sterky, the former CFO and COO of Spotify. Breakit reports that Soundtrap’s music service is completely cloud-based and allows users in different locations to create music together in real time. The service was launched in June 2015 and the company plans to have one million users by year’s end. Meanwhile, other investors in Soundtrap include Swedish producer and composer Andreas Carlsson; Truecaller founders Alan Mamedi and Nami Zarringhalam; and Magnus Bergman, an early investor in Truecaller and Prezi.

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Jessica Nilsson Williams is the CEO & Founder of Mundus International. She has a long-standing interest in international affairs, having studied and worked in the field for more than 20 years. She began her career as the political advisor at the U.S. Embassy in Stockholm, and then worked in London and Singapore before returning to Stockholm. In 2011 she took up a senior role at the New Zealand Embassy before founding Mundus International in 2012. In addition to working for foreign missions, she has worked in sectors such as NGOs and non-profit organisations (e.g. the Clinton Foundation and the International Red Cross), and television. Jessica is a Member of the Board of the Swedish Cricket Federation.