Audible Overview

  • Founded
  • 1995

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 1,700

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $281M

Audible General Information


Provider of audio entertainment and digital information intended to create solutions for advancing equity, racial justice and economic empowerment. The company's operation includes producing and retailing digital audiobooks, radio and TV programs and audio versions of magazines and newspapers accessible only through special proprietary closed software, including unauthorized-playback prevention by means of a username and password.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Movies, Music and Entertainment
Other Industries
Entertainment Software
Other Media
Parent Company
Primary Office
  • One Washington Park
  • Newark, NJ 07102
  • United States
+1 (973) 000-0000

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Audible Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
6. Merger/Acquisition 19-Mar-2008 $281M 0000 00000 Completed Profitable
5. PIPE 0000 Completed Profitable
4. PIPE 04-Aug-2003 000 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
3. IPO 16-Jul-1999 0000 0000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Early Stage VC 11-Mar-1999 $11M $31M Completed Generating Revenue
1. Early Stage VC $20M $20M Completed Generating Revenue
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Audible Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Audible Competitors (16)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Netflix Formerly VC-backed Los Gatos, CA 00000 00.000 000000&0
00000 Venture Capital-Backed Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 00 00.000 0000000000 0 00.000
0000 Accelerator/Incubator Backed Clitheroe, United Kingdom 00 000000000000
00000 Private Equity-Backed New York, NY 000 000.00 000000000000 000.00
0000 000000000000 Formerly VC-backed Pittsburgh, PA 0 00.00 000000&0 00.00
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Audible Patents

Audible Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-11347379-B1 Captions for audio content Active 22-Apr-2019 0000000000000 00
US-11463507-B1 Systems for generating captions for audio content Active 22-Apr-2019 000000000 00
US-10957304-B1 Extracting content from audio files using text files Active 26-Mar-2019 0000000000
US-11024199-B1 Foreign language learning dictionary system Active 28-Dec-2015 0000000000 0
US-10089059-B1 Managing playback of media content with location data Active 30-Mar-2015 G06F3/165
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Audible Executive Team (23)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Bob Carrigan Chief Executive Officer
Cynthia Chu Chief Financial Officer & Growth OfficerOfficer
Tim Martin Chief Technology Officer
Anne Erni Chief People Officer
Susan Jurevics Chief Brand and International Officer
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Audible Board Members (4)

Name Representing Role Since
Donald Katz Audible Founder & Executive Chairman 000 0000
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Audible 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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Audible Former Investors (18)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
AT&T Ventures Corporate Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Apax Partners PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments Corporate Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Blair Franklin Asset Management Asset Manager Minority 000 0000 000000 0
CSK Venture Capital Company Corporate Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Audible Investments & Acquisitions (5)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
0000000 03-Mar-2022 00000 0000 000 Education and Training Services (B2B) 0000 0000
000000000 07-Oct-2020 00000 0000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software
000.00 15-Oct-2018 0000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software
0000000 00000 27-Oct-2014 0000000000 Movies, Music and Entertainment
AudioGo 30-Nov-2013 Merger/Acquisition Publishing
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