AudioShake, a San Francisco, CA-based AI music startup developing software for musicians and production companies, raised $2.7 million in Seed funding, bringing its total funding to more than $5 million.
The round was led by Indicator Ventures, with participation from Precursor Ventures, and Side Door Ventures.
It also included investments from Metallica-backed Black Squirrel Partners, AJR, Google’s Black Angel Group, peermusic, Roneil Rumburg, Steve Greenberg, and Crush Ventures.
The company intends to use the funds to grow its research and engineering teams and AI model training.
The company works with the music, film/TV, and dubbing industries to power audio separation across sync licensing, spatial audio, synthetic voice, and dubbing, and partners with third parties to help build audio experiences across social, UGC, streaming, gaming, and more.
Company: AudioShake, Inc.
Round: Seed Round
Funding Month: May 2023
Lead Investors: Indicator Ventures
Additional Investors: Precursor Ventures, Side Door Ventures, Metallica-backed Black Squirrel Partners, AJR, Google’s Black Angel Group, peermusic, Roneil Rumburg, Steve Greenberg, and Crush Ventures
Company Website: https://www.audioshake.ai/
Software Category: AI Music
About the Company: Led by CEO Jessica Powell, and CTO Luke Miner, AudioShake provides a B2B technology platform that makes audio interactive and accessible by using AI to separate audio into its different components–from separating music into its different instrument stems, to splitting dialogue, music, and effects in film and TV. The company’s customer list includes departments from all three major label groups as well as major publishers like Primary Wave, Hipgnosis, Spirit, peermusic, Concord, Downtown, Primary Wave, and Reservoir, as well as Hollywood film and TV studios.