News January 16, 2023

ORFIUM acquires Soundmouse to unlock even more value across the entertainment landscape

Today, we’re delighted to share that ORFIUM has acquired Soundmouse, bringing together the global market leaders in digital music and broadcast rights management and reporting.

Who is Soundmouse?

Soundmouse is a global leader in music cue sheet reporting and monitoring for the broadcast and entertainment production space. They share our vision to revolutionize digital music and broadcast rights management and will join ORFIUM to deliver even more benefits to creators, rights holders, broadcasters and collecting societies with cutting edge technology and industry expertise.

Soundmouse has set the global standard for cue sheet and music reporting around the world, connecting all stakeholders in the reporting process including broadcasters, producers, collecting societies, distributors, program makers and music creators themselves. It works for major broadcasters, media companies and streaming platforms.

Why is ORFIUM acquiring Soundmouse?

Bringing Soundmouse into the ORFIUM family, we’re moving to a place where we can serve the entire entertainment ecosystem across mainstream and digital media. By connecting creators, rights holders, and music users, we can deliver even more value to stakeholders across the board.

Combining Soundmouse’s leadership in cue sheet management and monitoring for the broadcast and entertainment production space and ORFIUM’s expertise in UGC tracking and claiming for publishers, labels and production music companies, we bring the worlds of digital and broadcast together in an integrated way. This will allow us to scale our product offering and expand deeper into the complex infrastructure of the entertainment industry, streamlining content creation and management for program makers, broadcasters and music rights holders.

What does the Soundmouse acquisition mean for ORFIUM?

Since 2015, ORFIUM has innovated to bring cutting edge technology to the music rights management space and has generated hundreds of millions of dollars in additional revenue for its partners, which includes top global record labels, music publishers, production music companies, and collecting societies. 

Making music easier to find, use, track and monetize across all channels is one of the core problems we’re helping to solve for the industry. Acquiring Soundmouse enables us to scale our product offering and expand deeper into the complex infrastructure of the entertainment industry, streamlining content creation and management for program makers, broadcasters and music rights holders.

What does the future look like for ORFIUM following the Soundmouse acquisition?

We’re committed to solving the entertainment industry’s most complex problems. We continue to develop technology solutions built on the latest in machine learning and AI, empowering rights owners, creators and key stakeholders to realize more value as new platforms for media consumption emerge and scale.

At a time when it has never been harder for creators, rights holders and media companies to track and monetize usage with the proliferation of new channels, platforms and the growth of the Metaverse and Web3, there is no other company in this space building and investing in technology like ORFIUM. ORFIUM is committed to delivering the technology needed to support the entertainment industry of today and the future.

Acquiring Soundmouse is a great start to the year for ORFIUM. We’re excited to welcome the Soundmouse team to join ours and integrate our combined technology, teams and expertise to bring even more value to the entertainment ecosystem.

Stay tuned, lots more still to come from ORFIUM in 2023!

The ORFIUM team

To learn more about how ORFIUM can support you in unlocking more value, contact our team today!