2019-04-15 12:00Press release

Soundtrap’s Innovative Cloud-based Podcasting & Recording Studio Named ‘Cool Tool’ Finalist for Prestigious 2019 EdTech Digest Awards

Awards Program Recognizes Unique Educational Technology for Enriching Learning and Transforming How Classrooms Interact

Los Angeles, California and Stockholm, Sweden – April 15, 2019– Soundtrap, the innovative, online collaborative music and podcast recording studio, has been chosen as a finalist in the prestigious 2019 EdTech Digest Awards program.

Named as a finalist for “Arts, Music & Creative Solution” in the Cool Tool category, Soundtrap is the first cloud-based audio recording platform to work across a multitude of devices and operating systems, enabling students to co-create and share music, podcasts and other audio projects with others anywhere in the world.

Soundtrap’s capabilities reach beyond music. As more teachers access the platform’s podcasting capabilities to engage students in collaborative, project-based learning experiences, they tap into Soundtrap’s power to layer computer science, history, art, math, science and a host of other disciplines. Soundtrap is the perfect solution for today’s digital generation of students because all projects are saved in a safe, protected environment and can be accessed at any time, from any device. (See video: https://youtu.be/2ViLQD_2RK4)

In its ninth year, the EdTech Digest Award celebrates outstanding innovators, leaders and companies committed to transforming education and enhancing learners through unique edtech tools and initiatives. This is the third consecutive year the EdTech Digest Awards have recognized Soundtrap’s unique platform as one of edtech’s best and brightest learning tools. In 2017 and 2018, the online recording platform was named the best “Art, Music & Creative Solution.” Winners are selected from thousands of entries.

“Nearly a decade in, the people driving edtech forward persist in their passion to improve learning,” said Victor Rivero, who oversees the program as editor-in-chief of EdTech Digest. “The EdTech Awards 2019 celebrates edtech’s best and brightest innovators, leaders and trendsetters, who are shaping the future of learning.”

Per Emanuelsson, Director of Soundtrap, said, today’s forward-thinking educators recognize Soundtrap’s ability to foster deeper learning, enrich creativity, and strengthen student collaboration and communication.

“We are honored that EdTech understands our mission to give students around the globe access to engaging classroom experiences that change how we think about education and get kids excited about learning,” Emanuelsson said.

A full list of EdTech Digest finalists can be found here: https://edtechdigest.com/2019-finalists-winners/

About Soundtrap

Soundtrap is the first cloud-based audio recording platform to work across all operating systems, enabling users to co-create music anywhere in the world. The company is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. Soundtrap provides an easy-to-use music and audio creation platform for all levels of musical interest and abilities and is being used by the K-12 through higher-education markets. On December 2017, Soundtrap was acquired by Spotify. For more information, visit http://www.soundtrap.com


PR for Soundtrap
Aoife Kimber