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Product

Swell Radio lets you listen to personalized audio news and information for free from your mobile device. Enjoy quick and easy access to unlimited streaming audio from iTunes, NPR, ABC, ESPN, BBC, CBC, TED and more.

How does it work? Listen to what Swell plays. If you like it, keep listening; if not, just swipe to move on. Swell learns what you like as you go and will continue to deliver the content most relevant to you.

"Swell is great, because, like Pandora, you don't have to make decisions about what to listen to. Swell figures it out for you.” - Jefferson Graham, USA TODAY

Mobile
Digital Media
Audio
News
Why Us?

Swell is a well funded mobile startup based in Palo Alto, backed by top-tier investors. We are developing a breakthrough app based on machine learning to connect people with ideas and knowledge. The team consists of Stanford PhDs, a top designer, amazing engineers and a KQED/Bloomberg producer.

Jobs

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Founders

G. D. (Ram) Ramkumar
G. D. (Ram) Ramkumar
Co-Founder @Swell - Reinventing news radio. Previously Co-Founder of SnapTell (- Amazon).

Team

James Currier
James Currier
Former VC (Battery), Co-Founder @Tickle (Monster), @WonderHill (@Kabam), IronPearl, @Jiff.
Semil Shah
Semil Shah
Operator iOS and Android @Swell Radio (acquired by Apple), Investor @Haystack
Eugene Siew
Eugene Siew
UX Designer/Researcher, Audio/Video Editor and Photographer
Justin Sung
Justin Sung
Director of Growth and Retention Marketing at @Swell Radio (acquired by Apple) • Studied at @UW
John Smith
John Smith

Investors

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Slow Ventures
Ideas for the long term.
Investments
StyleSeat, Artsy, Mitoo, AngelList, Postmates, NationBuilder, WillCall, Tonx (Acquired: Blue Bottle Coffee), Wanelo, Tilt, Hinge, Contactually, Threadflip, Do, Experiment, Geckoboard, Able Lending, Circa, Facebook, Liftopia, Minted, Dropbox, Evernote, Change.org, Birchbox, Radius, Blue Bottle Coffee, 15Five, Weotta, Wealthfront, Nextdoor, FOBO, Luluvise, Slack, Codecademy, Joyus, Betable, Percolate, Nest, Amen, Bark & Co (BarkBox, BarkPost, BarkShop), Apigy, Sonalight, Highlight, Mattermark, Refresh, Swell Radio (acquired by Apple), DIY, Knotch, Urban Remedy, Brewster, Partnered, Hangtime, Lever, YPlan, Tindie, Dash, Checkout 51, Whistle Labs, NewCo, Mavrx, Kiwi, Breather, SilverCar, Sunrise, Amino Apps, Tachyus, Rachio, Other Machine Company, Leap Transit, Loom, Hipcamp, Opsmatic, Robinhood, SocialRadar // LocationKit, Depict, Sendbloom, Shippo, Last, Amplitude, Glow, Technical Machine, MakeSpace, Niche, Dots, Spring, Mindie, Product Hunt, California Sunday, Exposure, Skedadel, Goop, Shout, Front, Pillow, Managed by Q, Button, Radico, Casper, PicnicHealth, Helium, Opendoor, Complex Polygon, Bucket by Enchanted Labs, Earnest, Luxe, Barks & Rec, Quibb, Strut, Worksteady, PocketCoach, WUT, Cord, Stowaway Cosmetics, Workpop, Narvii, Din, Accion Systems, Resy Network, Parenthoods, Mave, TXN, Assist, Wake, Smarking, Swipe, HyperScience, Yoi, Moxxly, OnboardIQ, Even, VIDA & Co., Meerkat, Amberjack, PillPack, Wag
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DFJ
Backing extraordinary entrepreneurs who think big.
Investments
InsightSquared, WaterSmart Software, AngelList, Path, Gen9, Eventful, Telly, Spiral Genetics, Verbling, Retailigence, Formlabs, CircleCI, Karma, Wellframe, Retrofit, Admob, Betaworks, Cafemom, Fynanz, Mode Media, Meebo, Chef, Redfin, Richrelevance, Skype, SugarCRM, Tesla Motors, Theranos, TrialPay, Tumblr, Twilio, Wigix, Yammer, Flurry, JIBE, Prosper, Location Labs, Tremor Media, EveryScape, Meetup, Yodle, Vizu, ShareThis, Baidu, Nantero, Altobeam, Superfish, JiWire, Mimeo, Ooma, Silverpop, Technorati, Fonality, SugarSync, D.light Design, EnerNoc, Glycos Biotechnologies, Vivotech, BodyMedia, enLighted, Xtime, Brightsource Energy, Gilt Groupe, Goodguide, Solarcity, Doximity, Ambiq Micro, Pubmatic, Komli Media, Redux, Oasys Water, SpaceX, FeedBurner, Epocrates, SOA Software, 4INFO, The Clymb, UUSEE, Tango Video, Analyte Health, PPLive, CoalTek, Kajeet, Lemon, D-Wave Systems, Posit Science, Tremor Video, Neul, Varolii, BinOptics, Thuuz, Deeya Energy, Z2Live, SIGNATURE, Airtime, Tango, Horizon Discovery, TrustedID, Movidius, Tioga Energy, Power Assure, Simplivity, Zapier, Chartbeat, Lumidigm, Podcast Ready, Highlight, Box, Swell Radio (acquired by Apple), GreatPoint Energy, BioFuelBox, Hands-On Mobile, Ping Identity, Zonare Medical Systems, Coinbase, Renewable Funding, Piqora, SCIenergy, Selligy, TargetCast Networks, Newsle, Servio, Flux Factory, Rethink Robotics, Eve Biomedical, NanoString Technologies, Raydiance, Molecular Imprints, Sumo Logic, Imago Scientific Instruments, Qbotix, DroneDeploy, Planitax, EdeniQ, Pressmart Media, Planet Metrics, Planet Labs, Genomatica, Zymergen, Apieron, Solicore, Nervana Systems, Yield Software, Space Exploration Technologies, ArrayPower, Siano Mobile Silicon, Tang Wind Energy, Prudent Energy, TopChalks, Brilliant Telecommunications, Aniboom, Game Trust, Roving Planet, Kaiima, Vital Therapies, Stiki Digital, Generic Media, PopJax, Retail Innovation Group, Agradis, Intrusic, LendKey Technologies, Desi Hits, Resin.io, Human Longevity, Remitly
Sam Lessin
Sam Lessin
Intern, The Information, Partner @Slow Ventures fmr VP of Product at @Facebook. Founder of Drop.io. Investing, Skiing, Kitesurfing.
Investments
Faction, Path, NationBuilder, ZipZap, Venmo, Birchbox, Makerbot, Betable, ZenPayroll, Swell Radio (acquired by Apple), Mavrx, Zendrive, Ripple Labs, Sendbloom, MakeSpace, Emissary, PicnicHealth, Accion Systems, Vatler, Mave, Color Genomics, Even, Smartling
Dave Morin
Dave Morin
Founder & Partner @Slow • Co-Founder & CEO @Path • Time @Facebook, @Apple • Boards @Dwell, @Eventbrite, @SFMOMA, @USSA
Investments
Pinterest, StyleSeat, Artsy, Massive Health, Wanderfly, Mitoo, Yobongo, Faction, AngelList, Postmates, NationBuilder, WillCall, Tonx (Acquired: Blue Bottle Coffee), Foodspotting (Part of OpenTable), BranchOut, Wanelo, ToyTalk, Tilt, Contactually, Wantful, Threadflip, Foodzie, Do, Experiment, Geckoboard, Able Lending, Circa, Bit.ly, Dailybooth, Formspring, Hot Potato, Liftopia, SimpleGeo, TaskRabbit, Tumblr, Venmo, Wavii (acquired by Google), Rupture, Minted, Dropbox, Kiip, Evernote, Oyster.com, Quora, Birchbox, Radius, Blue Bottle Coffee, Evo.com, Hii Def, Greylock Partners, Hearsay Social, SV Angel, 15Five, Weotta, Sparrow, Everlane, Wealthfront, Turntable.fm, Behance, Nextdoor, FOBO, Luluvise, Karma, Slack, Codecademy, Milk, Joyus, Betable, Percolate, Nest, Goodsie, Brit + Co, Amen, Lockitron, Bark & Co (BarkBox, BarkPost, BarkShop), Kaufmann Mercantile, Couple, Highlight, Mattermark, Refresh, Swell Radio (acquired by Apple), Knotch, Nomiku, Urban Remedy, Brewster, Partnered, Snapguide, Hangtime, Lever, YPlan, Tindie, Dash, Checkout 51, Whistle Labs, NewCo, Mavrx, Kiwi, inDinero, Breather, SilverCar, Sunrise, Amino Apps, Tachyus, Other Machine Company, Loom, Hipcamp, Robinhood, SocialRadar // LocationKit, Depict, Vamo, Shippo, Last, Amplitude, Glow, MakeSpace, Niche, Spring, Mindie, Product Hunt, California Sunday, Exposure, Skedadel, Goop, Shout, Front, Managed by Q, Radico, Casper, PicnicHealth, Helium, Earnest, Fixed, Luxe, The Happy Home Company, Barks & Rec, Quibb, PocketCoach, WUT, Cord, Stowaway Cosmetics, Workpop, Narvii, Din, Complex Polygon, Resy Network, Assist, Swipe, Meerkat, Wag
Investments
Getaround, Distil Networks, InstaEDU, Able Lending, Mirror, Virsto Software, Compass, Good Eggs, Swell Radio (acquired by Apple), boomtrain, AirXpanders, Sookasa, mParticle, Earnest, Dolls Kill
Kevin Colleran
Kevin Colleran
Managing Director @Slow Ventures, Advisor @General Catalyst Partners. First 10 Employees @Facebook. @Wall Street Journal Columnist.
Investments
Mitoo, Splash, AngelList, NationBuilder, WillCall, Tonx (Acquired: Blue Bottle Coffee), Wanelo, One Clipboard, Tilt, Hinge, Threadflip, Do, Experiment, Geckoboard, Able Lending, Circa, Facebook, Liftopia, TaskRabbit, Tumblr, Minted, Causes, Evernote, SurveyMonkey, Change.org, Birchbox, Radius, Blue Bottle Coffee, Backplane, Weotta, Sparrow, Wealthfront, Turntable.fm, Behance, Nextdoor, Luluvise, SnapGuide, Codecademy, Basis Technology, Betable, Percolate, Nest, Flipkart, Brit + Co, Lockitron, Bark & Co (BarkBox, BarkPost, BarkShop), Airtime, Kaufmann Mercantile, Artillery, Mattermark, Swell Radio (acquired by Apple), Knotch, BioBeats, Urban Remedy, Partnered, Hangtime, Lever, YPlan, Tindie, Checkout 51, Eruptive Games, SmartThings, Whistle Labs, Zuckerberg Media, Mavrx, Kiwi, Breather, SilverCar, Sunrise, Amino Apps, Rachio, Other Machine Company, Hipcamp, SocialRadar // LocationKit, Depict, Vamo, Mircoryza, Sendbloom, Shippo, Glow, MakeSpace, Niche, Spring, Mindie, ListRunner, Product Hunt, California Sunday, Exposure, Skedadel, Shout, Bond Street, Managed by Q, Button, Casper, PicnicHealth, Earnest, Fixed, Luxe, The Happy Home Company, Barks & Rec, Quibb, Strut, WUT, Yo, Cord, Stowaway Cosmetics, Workpop, Din, Accion Systems, Complex Polygon, Resy Network, Mitoo Sports, FlashStock Technology Inc., Heal, Smarking, Swipe, Bento, Moxxly, OnboardIQ, Trusted, PillPack, Wag, MikMak
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