The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now!


Streaming radio startup Stitcher has raised $3 million of a possible $5.1 million round, according to an Securities and Exchange Commission Form D filed earlier this month.

Stitcher confirmed the funding to VentureBeat but decline to comment about what it plans to do with the additional capital.

Unlike the majority of streaming radio services, Stitcher focuses primarily on news and informational content rather than music. Some of its content partners include NPR’s Fresh Air, CNN News, Fox Sports, and more. You also don’t need to be constantly connected to an Internet connection to listen to its content, as Stitcher downloads programming for offline listening.

Recently, the company overhauled its iOS app with a new design that features an improved front page news section, revised navigation, access to additional episodes of popular programs, and more.

Founded in 2008, the San Francisco startup has raised a total of $24.7 million in funding to date from New Enterprise Associates, Benchmark, New Atlantic Ventures, and others.

VentureBeat

VentureBeat's mission is to be a digital town square for technical decision-makers to gain knowledge about transformative technology and transact. Our site delivers essential information on data technologies and strategies to guide you as you lead your organizations. We invite you to become a member of our community, to access:
  • up-to-date information on the subjects of interest to you
  • our newsletters
  • gated thought-leader content and discounted access to our prized events, such as Transform 2021: Learn More
  • networking features, and more
Become a member