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31 Best New York City Audio Companies and Startups

This article showcases our top picks for the best New York City based Audio companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Audio industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top New York City Audio Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Anchor

Anchor

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Anchor allows anyone to record or upload high-quality audio, host unlimited episodes, and distribute everywhere with just one click.

Pond5

Pond5

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Pond5 is the world’s largest, most vibrant video-first content marketplace that helps filmmakers fulfil their creative vision.

Pond5

Sounder.fm

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Sounder.fm is a platform that helps audio creators manage, market, and measure their audio content.

Pond5

SpokenLayer

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SpokenLayer is a digital audio creative studio, specializing in custom, high-quality, and short-form content.

Pond5

Snackable AI

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Snackable AI is the content discovery engine for the audio-first world.

Pond5

Serial Box

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Serial Box is an entertainment company that provides serialized entertainment for readers and listeners.

Pond5

Canela Media

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Canela Media operates as a digital media company.

Pond5

Tunity

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Tunity allows users to scan a muted live TV and stream the audio directly to their device. It’s Shazam for video.

Pond5

Pocket Casts

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Pocket Casts will continue to provide with the features needed to enjoy favorite podcasts (or find something new).

Pond5

Audm

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Audm is a mobile app that turns long-form print journalism into professionally narrated digital audio.

Pond5

HearMeOut

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HearMeOut is a free social app available on IOS and Android that brings back the importance of audio and brings it back to the social arena.

Pond5

Spreaker

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Spreaker is a platform for creating, distributing and monetizing Spoken Word audio.

Pond5

Lessonface

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Lessonface connects students to great teachers for live music and language lessons.

Pond5

Signal360 (formerly Sonic Notify)

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Signal360 is a provider of proximity based moments powered by the latest technology across platforms.

Pond5

Alpha Audiotronics

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Alpha Audiotronics is a consumer electronics venture focused on conveniently delivering personal wireless audio.

Pond5

Woojer

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Woojer is a pioneer in the field of haptic technology.

Pond5

Thefuture.fm

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Thefuture.fm is a cloud-based internet radio station monetizing mixed audio content curated by DJs and recorded live at clubs and events.

Pond5

bContext

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bContext transforms hand-written notations, audio, and video narrative to static documents via tablets.

Pond5

Waveion

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The Waveion loudspeaker is the world’s first sound source without physical boundaries

Pond5

Arkadin

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Arkadin provides businesses with online collaboration solutions using audio, web and unified communications tools.

Pond5

Master & Dynamic

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Master & Dynamic is a New York City-based, premium audio company obsessed with sound and creativity.

Pond5

Simplero

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Teach what you came here to teach

Pond5

Plum Voice

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Plum Voice are in communicative technology providing Automate voice response, call routing & messaging.

Pond5

Blog Talk Radio

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BlogTalkRadio allows people to set up a podcast or radio talk show over the web.

Pond5

QWiPS

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QWiPS is a social voice platform for adding and sharing voice to photos, Tweets and Facebook posts.

Pond5

Audtra

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Capitalize by speaking to subscribers on the first, social audio/transcription network + marketplace (patent-pending).

Pond5

Altec Lansing

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Altec Lansing designs, manufactures, markets, and supports advanced audio solutions for PCs and related technologies.

Pond5

Xanga

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Xanga is a free online service allowing users to create their own videos, audios and blogs.

Pond5

Kaiya

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Kaiya is a mobile platform for guided audio and video courses.

Pond5

Grado Labs

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Grado Labs operates in the audio industry as a headphone maker.

Pond5

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