CD Baby Overview

  • Founded
  • 1998

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 484

  • Latest Deal Type
  • Buyout/​LBO

  • Financing Rounds
  • 1

  • Investments
  • 2

CD Baby General Information


Provider of independent music distribution services created to help artists make money from their music. The company acts as a digital aggregator by focusing on digitizing, warehousing and selling albums from independent musicians to digital services and platforms around the globe, enabling musicians to build a better bridge between their creativity and all the revenue sources they need to start or sustain a successful career in music.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Movies, Music and Entertainment
Parent Company
Primary Office
  • 9600 Northeast Cascades Parkway
  • Suite 180
  • Portland, OR 97220
  • United States

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CD Baby Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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CD Baby Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Portland, OR
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CD Baby Competitors (19)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Ditto [Movies, Music and Entertainment] Venture Capital-Backed Liverpool, United Kingdom 000 000 0000000000 0 000
000000000 0000000 Private Equity-Backed Zurich, Switzerland 00 00.000 0000000 0000 00.000
00000000 Formerly VC-backed Oakland, CA 000 00.000 000000&0 00.000
000000 Private Equity-Backed New York, NY 000 00.000 000000000000 00.000
00000000 Formerly VC-backed New York, NY 0000 000 000000&0 000
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CD Baby Executive Team (8)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Joel Andrew JD President
Robert Bach Chief Operations Officer
Derek Sivers Founder & Consultant
Christine Barnum Chief Product Officer
Kevin Breuner Senior Vice President, Engagement and Education
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CD Baby 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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CD Baby Investments & Acquisitions (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
00000.00 14-Mar-2018 000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B)
Soundrop 23-Sep-2016 Merger/Acquisition Entertainment Software 00000 000
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CD Baby Subsidiaries (1)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
00000000 Entertainment Software Portland, OR 0000
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CD Baby Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
00000.00 14-Mar-2018 000000000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
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