2018-04-20 12:00Press release

Soundtrap’s Unique Cloud-based Recording Studio Wins Best Creative Arts & Music Tool at Distinguished 2018 EdTech Digest Awards

Recognized as an Inspirational Trendsetter, Soundtrap’s Educational Technology Honored for Shaping the Future of Learning

Palo Alto, California and Stockholm, Sweden – April 20, 2018 – For the second consecutive year, Soundtrap has been awarded the “Best Arts, Music or Creative” solution” in the prestigious EdTech Digest Awards.

With a goal of enriching core curriculum and helping students more deeply engage in learning, Soundtrap is the first educational solution that lets kids record tunes, podcasts or other audio recordings online within an invited and secured group, then share the recordings in the cloud with classmates and others around the world. The Soundtrap platform works across a multitude of devices and operating systems, and was designed with today’s mobile-intense kids in mind. (See video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RCcwGoJH9HM)

In its eighth year, the EdTech Digest Awards celebrate the most exceptional innovators, leaders and trendsetters in education technology for their contributions to transforming education and enriching the lives of learners. This is the second year in a row that Soundtrap has won the EdTech Digest Award in “Best Arts, Music or Creative Solution” category. Winners are selected from thousands of entries.

“In no other field is the human spirit more alive than education, where educators and supporting technologists are literally shaping our future. Thus, we very proudly honor Soundtrap as one of the biggest names in edtech,” said Victor Rivero, who oversees the program as Editor-in-Chief of EdTech Digest.

Per Emanuelsson, CEO, of Soundtrap, said today’s progressive educators recognize the important role that creativity and collaboration play in providing the students with the best possible classroom learning experience.

“This recognition by EdTech Digest reaffirms Soundtrap’s mission of providing engaging, creative and thought-provoking learning experiences to all students around the globe with access to a computer or mobile device, ” Emanuelsson said. “We are honored to win this prestigious award.”

With more than 2.5 million users and 300 schools each week adding it as a vital educational tool in their classrooms, Soundtrap for Education’s collaborative audio recording studio has won numerous awards of excellence from educators around the world since its introduction in 2016.


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

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PR for Soundtrap
Aoife Kimber