USound Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2012

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 53


  • Latest Deal Type
  • Later Stage VC

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $10.7M

  • Investors
  • 13

USound General Information


Developer of advanced audio micro-speaker systems designed to be used for mobile applications based on MEMS technology. The company's systems are components that fit seamlessly into earphones, headphones, wearables, and smartphones and increase the effectiveness of products while maximizing the degree of freedom of the end-users, enabling users to enhance the sound experience and create new ways to interact with sound.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Other Hardware
Other Industries
Computers, Parts and Peripherals
Electronics (B2C)
Corporate Office
  • Kratkystraße 2
  • Graz, 8020
  • Austria
+43 0720 000000

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USound Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
8. Later Stage VC 21-Nov-2023 $10.7M 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Later Stage VC 17-Dec-2021 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Grant 01-Jul-2019 00.000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Later Stage VC 28-May-2019 0000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Later Stage VC 16-Jan-2017 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Grant 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Grant 20-Jun-2016 $56.2K Completed Generating Revenue
1. Accelerator/Incubator 01-Jun-2016 Completed Generating Revenue
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USound Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Graz, Austria
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Fairborn, OH
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Boston, MA
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USound Competitors (3)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
PUI Audio Private Equity-Backed Fairborn, OH 00 000000000000
Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments) Formerly VC-backed Boston, MA 00 000.00 000000&0 000.00
YOST Labs Venture Capital-Backed Portsmouth, OH 00 000000 000000 - 000 000000
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USound Patents

USound Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
DE-202022100477-U1 Mems sound transducer with air-permeable, porous protective element Active 27-Jan-2022 000000000 0
DE-202022100478-U1 Mems sound transducer with electronic unit Active 27-Jan-2022 000000000 0
DE-202022100038-U1 Mems transducers with a thickened piezoelectric layer Active 03-Jan-2022 000000000 0
DE-102021133329-A1 Mems transducers with an adhesive damping layer Pending 03-Dec-2021 0000000000 0
EP-4192035-A1 Mems sound transducer with an adhesive damping layer Pending 03-Dec-2021 B81B3/0021 0
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USound Executive Team (4)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Ferruccio Bottoni Co-Founder, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer
Andrea Rusconi-Clerici Co-Founder , Chief Technology Officer & Managing Director
Jörg Schönbacher Ph.D Co-Founder & Managing Director
Herbert Gartner Chief Financial Officer & Chairman
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USound Board Members (5)

Name Representing Role Since
Gregory Galvin Ph.D Self Member of Advisory Board & Board Member 000 0000
Herbert Gartner Self Chief Financial Officer & Chairman 000 0000
Hermann Hauser Ph.D Self Board Member & Member of Advisory Board 000 0000
Ignazio Rusconi-Clerici Self Member of Advisory Board & Board Member 000 0000
Longzhong Yang Self Board Member & Member of Advisory Board 000 0000
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USound 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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USound Investors (13)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Almaz Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Andreas Bechtolsheim Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Herbert Gartner Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
European Investment Bank Investment Bank Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Longzhong Yang Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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USound FAQs

  • When was USound founded?

    USound was founded in 2012.

  • Who is the founder of USound?

    Ferruccio Bottoni, Andrea Rusconi-Clerici, and Jörg Schönbacher Ph.D are the founders of USound.

  • Who is the CEO of USound?

    Ferruccio Bottoni is the CEO of USound.

  • Where is USound headquartered?

    USound is headquartered in Graz, Austria.

  • What is the size of USound?

    USound has 53 total employees.

  • What industry is USound in?

    USound’s primary industry is Other Hardware.

  • Is USound a private or public company?

    USound is a Private company.

  • What is USound’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for USound is 00000.

  • How much funding has USound raised over time?

    USound has raised $81.6M.

  • Who are USound’s investors?

    Almaz Capital, Andreas Bechtolsheim, Herbert Gartner, European Investment Bank, and Longzhong Yang are 5 of 13 investors who have invested in USound.

  • Who are USound’s competitors?

    PUI Audio, Vesper (Electronic Equipment and Instruments), and YOST Labs are competitors of USound.

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