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About

Different isometric icons with colorful gradients, like a robotic arm or a server, showing the technical process behind Cyanite's music analysis

We help create Music Moments.

Our Vision With our in-house developed AI, we build all the tools you need to create music moments. We want to become the universal intelligence that understands, indexes, and recommends the world’s music. An intelligence that can translate music into anything and anything into music.

Company Story

This is who
we are.

Cyanite is one of the first companies to offer AI-based tagging and music search as-a-service. The quality of Cyanite is confirmed by over 100+ music companies and over 65k users of our free web app from all over the world who use our products and tools on an everyday basis to analyze music and organize their catalogs.

In our work, we utilize our extensive knowledge of music emotions and psychology to help music companies turn their catalogs into their own personal Spotify – powered with the simplicity, visibility, and functionality that today’s users expect. Our proprietary AI technology includes auto-tagging, similarity search, song visualizations, and free text search offered in the Cyanite Web App and Cyanite API – all there to help you get your content placed better and faster.

Our company has an academic background having been started on the premises of the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg where the founding team met. Our data science team comprises the graduates of the Music Information Retrieval chair at the Technical University of Berlin.

Cyanite is your trusted partner that can help you to get ahead and stay on top of a dynamic AI landscape.

Our Values

What we live by

01  We value the integrity of art.

02  We are at our best when we work together – in the team and with our clients.

03  In everything we improve, we value what was there before.

Numbers

This is Cyanite
in Numbers

100+

Customers Worldwide

11

Team Members

15k

Tags to categorize Music

17M

Songs analyzed growing daily

85k

Users of our free Web App

17M

Songs analyzed growing daily

85k

Users of our free Web App

Our Story

This has been
our Journey

2017

Markus Schwarzer, Joshua Weikert, and Jakob Höflich spin off the company as a founding team from the renowned German music business university Popakademie in Mannheim.

2018

Roman Gebhardt, Ph.D. candidate from the Music Information Retrieval chair at Technical University Berlin, joins Cyanite to start developing first algorithms.

2019

Cyanite is officially launched at Tech Open Air Berlin with the first set of genre and mood algorithms in response to the masses of music flooding the internet.

2019

TechCrunch awards Cyanite as one of the most promising German startups in the field of artificial intelligence and machine learning at the Disrupt conference in Berlin.

2020

After successes in Germany with national broadcaster SWR and media powerhouse RTL, Cyanite partners with international companies such as the US record pool BPM Supreme.

2021

Advanced tagging and search capabilities enable industry leaders in production music and sound branding such as APM Music and amp sound branding to integrate Cyanite’s technology.

2022

Music industry veteran Jay Ahern joins the further growth of Cyanite as a Director of Music Industry Relations and with previous stations at LANDR, PIAS, Domino, Beatport, Hardwax and The Orchard.

2022

Cyanite closes seed round of €800,000 led by former finetunes founders Oke Göttlich and Henning Thieß to further expand its AI-based solution for the music industry.

2023

Cyanite launches Free Text Search – the first prompt-based music search engine that can instantly translate complex text input into its closest musical equivalent.

2023

Cyanite acquires AI-based sample platform aptone to expand its AI solutions for the music industry and drive international growth.

2023

Celebrating its fourth birthday, Cyanite marks the occasion with the unveiling of a brand-new, re-branded website, and refreshed corporate design.

2023

At Reeperbahn Festival, Cyanite received the VIA Award 2023 in the category “Best New Music Business” by Germany’s Association of Independent Musicians and Music Companies.

2024

We are proud to announce that the music streaming platform Sonu has partnered with us to introduce VibeCheck, a fresh feature for listeners to generate playlists tailored to any desired mood, setting, or situation.

Our Story

This is has been
our Journey

2017

Markus Schwarzer, Joshua Weikert, and Jakob Höflich spin off the company as a founding team from the renowned German music business university Popakademie in Mannheim.

2018

Roman Gebhardt, Ph.D. candidate from the Music Information Retrieval chair at Technical University Berlin, joins Cyanite to start developing first algorithms.

2019

Cyanite is officially launched at Tech Open Air Berlin with the first set of genre and mood algorithms in response to the masses of music flooding the internet.

2019

TechCrunch awards Cyanite as one of the most promising German startups in the field of artificial intelligence and machine learning at the Disrupt conference in Berlin.

2020

After successes in Germany with national broadcaster SWR and media powerhouse RTL, Cyanite partners with international companies such as the US record pool BPM Supreme.

2021

Advanced tagging and search capabilities enable industry leaders in production music and sound branding such as APM Music and amp sound branding to integrate Cyanite’s technology.

2022

Music industry veteran Jay Ahern joins the further growth of Cyanite as a Director of Music Industry Relations and with previous stations at LANDR, PIAS, Domino, Beatport, Hardwax and The Orchard.

2022

Cyanite closes seed round of €800,000 led by former finetunes founders Oke Göttlich and Henning Thieß to further expand its AI-based solution for the music industry.

2023

Cyanite launches Free Text Search – the first prompt-based music search engine that can instantly translate complex text input into its closest musical equivalent.

2023

Cyanite acquires AI-based sample platform aptone to expand its AI solutions for the music industry and drive international growth.

2023

Celebrating its fourth birthday, Cyanite marks the occasion with the unveiling of a brand-new, re-branded website, and refreshed corporate design.

2023

At Reeperbahn Festival, Cyanite received the VIA Award 2023 in the category “Best New Music Business” by Germany’s Association of Independent Musicians and Music Companies.

Our Offices

Where you can find us

We are a fully remote team that often gets together to celebrate our successes. We work with clients worldwide including the USA, UK, Germany, Canada, South Korea, Italy, Israel, Netherlands, Poland, South Africa, and Switzerland.

Berlin
elceedee UG (haftungsbeschränkt)
c/o HUM Systems
Schinkestraße 9
12047 Berlin
Germany

Mannheim
elceedee UG (haftungsbeschränkt)
Badenweiler Straße 4
68239 Mannheim
Germany

 

Jobs

We’re hiring!

Check out our job board for new opportunities and don’t hesitate to drop us your CV via careers@cyanite.ai.