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Kobalt Stock

Music Services Company



Notable Investors



New York NY, US

Total Funding


About Kobalt Stock

Kobalt provides technology solutions for a more transparent, efficient and empowering future for rights owners. Regardless of how complex the music industry becomes, Kobalt is determined to create a future where every artist, songwriter and publisher is paid fairly and accurately. Kobalt's Music Publishing, Label Services and Neighbouring Rights divisions each offer a modern alternative to the traditional music business model, empowering creators with transparency, flexibility, ownership and control. With over 275 employees in offices around the world, Kobalt represents over 8,000 artists and songwriters, 600,000 songs and 450 publishing companies, providing them with real-time, powerful, transparent reporting through the award-winning Kobalt Portal. Kobalt also services its clients with global licensing management, works and rights distribution, royalty collection and processing, online data and royalty statements, creative services, synch & brand partnerships, record release management and digital marketing. Kobalt works with some of the world's greatest artists and songwriters, representing on average over 40% of the top 100 songs and albums in both the US and UK. Kobalt clients include Maroon 5, Lenny Kravitz, Dave Grohl, Max Martin, Bob Dylan, Pitbull, Ellie Goulding, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, One Republic, Simon & Garfunkel, Passenger, Akon, Ryan Tedder, Paul McCartney and MPL Communications, Disney Music Group, Dr Luke, David Gray, Big & Rich, Stevie Nicks, Gwen Stefani, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Noah Shebib, Thom Yorke, The Hives, The Lumineers, Richard Ashcroft, Björk, Kelly Clarkson, Gotye, Skrillex, Herbie Hancock, Moby, Kid Cudi, Joss Stone and the Miles Davis catalog among many others.


Funding History

July 2012$8.8M
April 2013$1.7M
February 2015$60.0M
May 2017$89.1M


Chief Executive Officer

Willard Ahdritz


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