About Audiodraft

Audiodraft in Brief

Audiodraft helps companies to outsource their music and audio production to a global community of over 20,000 sound designers and music composers. Audiodraft offers a music crowdsourcing platform for composed music and a production music library for instant access to music with exclusive licenses.

Audiodraft wants to emphasize the meaning of audio branding. With Audiodraft you can get custom made music and sound design easily whether you need background music for a TV commercial, theme music for a mobile game, or an audio logo for your company.

Company History

Audiodraft was founded in May 2010 by a group of passionate digital media professionals with a background in making music. The service was launched in July 2010.

In it's early days Audiodraft was one of the winners in Finnish business plan competition Venture Cup, took part in Aalto Venture Garage's BootCamp program, and was funded by the TULI program in Finland.

Audiodraft has been featured in international technology and business publications such as Wired, The Next Web, Venture Beat, and Reuters. Currently the company is funded by a group of experienced angel investors and an investment company from Finland.

Audiodraft Team

Teemu Yli-Hollo

Co-founder, CEO

Teemu is the head of the company. He steers the company and its business development with his calm, precise, and rational leadership methods. Previously he has worked in a Finnish digital media agency.

Teemu has been writing rhymes since who knows when and during his free time he is working on his hip hop music. He's also a recording artist for his own indie label that he runs with Arto.

Arto Tolonen

Co-founder, CTO

Arto leads the development process of Audiodraft. He is a skillful programmer and user interface designer who likes to keep the way of doing things agile and lean. In addition to being responsible for the development, he also contributes a lot to the design of Audiodraft.

Arto also has a lot of experience in music production. He's running his own indie label with Teemu and has produced hip hop music for the label's artists.

Tommi Koskinen

Co-founder, Evangelist

Tommi is an evangelist for Audiodraft. He is interacting with musicians and making sure all the great sound designers know about Audiodraft.

Tommi has a good insight on the industry and knows how the audio producers and their clients work. He has done sound design work for game, TV, radio, and theatre productions.

Senior Advisory Board

Peter Vesterbacka

Peter is famous for being the Mighty Eagle from Angry Birds. Peter is an experienced serial entrepreneur and has been helping Audiodraft from the beginning with his contacts and business experience.

Sami Inkinen

Sami is a serial entrepreneur and an incurable data geek. Sami is a co-founder and Board member (past COO and President) of the leading online real estate company Trulia, based in San Francisco.

Esa Tolonen

Esa has over ten years of experience from business consulting. He has helped Audiodraft a lot with his analytic approach to business development.

Nicolai Wadstrom

Nicolai is a serial entrepreneur since 17 years based in San Francisco. He is the founder and CEO of BootstrapLabs. Nicolai has successfully advised and helped startups accelerate from Europe to Silicon Valley since 2008, including startups such as Prezi and Zerply.