ObEN Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2014

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 12


  • Latest Deal Type
  • 2ndary - Private

  • Investors
  • 21

ObEN General Information


Developer of an artificial intelligence speech technology designed to complete virtual identities for consumers and celebrities in the emerging digital world. The company's technology personalizes the voices of virtual characters with the user's own voice in various virtual reality environments and assists them in using it across all speaking and singing devices and applications, enabling clients to create their own avatars to represent them in the digital world.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Multimedia and Design Software
Other Industries
Entertainment Software
Corporate Office
  • 130 West Union Street
  • Pasadena, CA 91103
  • United States
+1 (626) 000-0000

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ObEN Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
9. Secondary Transaction - Private 01-May-2022 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
8. Secondary Transaction - Private 01-Sep-2020 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Debt - PPP 03-May-2020 00000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Early Stage VC 09-Jan-2018 0000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Early Stage VC (Series A2) 18-Jul-2017 000 000.00 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Early Stage VC (Series A1) 14-Mar-2017 000 00.000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Early Stage VC (Series A) 03-Nov-2016 00.000 00.000 000.00 Completed Startup
2. Accelerator/Incubator 29-Jul-2016 Completed Startup
1. Seed Round 27-Jul-2014 Completed Startup
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ObEN Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Par Value Dividend Rate (%) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series A-2 0,000,000 00.000000 00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00.00
Series A-1 000,000 00.000000 00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series A 4,012,618 $0.000010 8% $2.62 $2.62 1x $2.62 29.46%
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ObEN Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Multimedia and Design Software
Pasadena, CA
12 As of 2023
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West Hollywood, CA
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Vancouver, Canada
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ObEN Competitors (6)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Genies Venture Capital-Backed West Hollywood, CA 000 00000 000000000000 00000
Picovoice Venture Capital-Backed Vancouver, Canada 0 00000 0000000000 0 00000
AI Speech Private Equity-Backed Suzhou, China 0000 00000 0000000 0000 00000
Teneo.ai Formerly VC-backed Stockholm, Sweden 00 000.00 0000 000.00
Soul Machines Venture Capital-Backed Auckland, New Zealand 000 00000 00000000000 00000
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ObEN Patents

ObEN Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-11276389-B1 Personalizing a dnn-based text-to-speech system using small target speech corpus Active 30-Nov-2018 0000000000 0
US-11183169-B1 Enhanced virtual singers generation by incorporating singing dynamics to personalized text-to-speech-to-singing Active 08-Nov-2018 0000000000 0
US-20190303790-A1 Proof of work based on training of machine learning models for blockchain networks Inactive 27-Mar-2018 000000000
US-11257184-B1 Image scaler Active 21-Feb-2018 00000000 00
US-10643600-B1 Modifying syllable durations for personalizing chinese mandarin tts using small corpus Active 09-Mar-2017 G10L13/02 0
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ObEN Executive Team (8)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Adam Zheng Ph.D Co-Founder, Chief Operating Officer & Board Member
Abeer Alwan Ph.D Advisor
Kevin Knight Advisor
Kenneth Hertz JD Advisor
Lee Soo-man Advisor
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ObEN Board Members (3)

Name Representing Role Since
Adam Zheng Ph.D ObEN Co-Founder, Chief Operating Officer & Board Member 000 0000
Ming Fang Self Board Member 000 0000
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ObEN Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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ObEN Investors (21)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
DunAn Group Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
K11 Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
San Eng Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
E3 Capital Investment Bank Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Fengshion Capital Partners Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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ObEN Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
AI Stars 28-Jun-2017 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software 000000 00
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  • When was ObEN founded?

    ObEN was founded in 2014.

  • Who is the founder of ObEN?

    Adam Zheng Ph.D and Nikhil Jain are the founders of ObEN.

  • Where is ObEN headquartered?

    ObEN is headquartered in Pasadena, CA.

  • What is the size of ObEN?

    ObEN has 12 total employees.

  • What industry is ObEN in?

    ObEN’s primary industry is Multimedia and Design Software.

  • Is ObEN a private or public company?

    ObEN is a Private company.

  • What is ObEN’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for ObEN is 00000.

  • How much funding has ObEN raised over time?

    ObEN has raised $23.8M.

  • Who are ObEN’s investors?

    DunAn Group, K11, San Eng, E3 Capital, and Fengshion Capital Partners are 5 of 21 investors who have invested in ObEN.

  • Who are ObEN’s competitors?

    Genies, Picovoice, AI Speech, Teneo.ai, and Soul Machines are some of the 6 competitors of ObEN.

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