Storytel is an audiobook subscription service that is delivered to your ears. With unlimited listening, Storytel brings you a large content library in multiple languages with the latest releases, bestselling books and timeless classics.

Storytel is the world’s first streaming service for unlimited listening on the mobile phone.

Storytel was founded in 2005 and has since been a leader in subscription services for audio books and e-books. The company is established in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Holland and Poland.

Storytel works with all smartphones, and has an offline function which makes it possible to listen to audiobooks even when there’s no internet connection available.

Storytel has had a compound annual growth rate of 62% and continues to grow year after year. Today, they are offering tens of thousands of audiobooks and e-books and more than 700 000 subscribers worldwide use Storytel to inspire and entertain.


Storytel operates in 15 markets: Sweden, Norway, Denmark, The Netherlands, Finland, Russia, Poland, Iceland, Turkey, Italy, Spain, India, United Arab Emirates, Mexico and Bulgaria.



  • Year founded: 2005
  • Funding Info: $14.8M in 2 funding rounds (Last funding type: Venture - series unknown)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Stockholms Lan
  • State: Stockholm
  • Country: Sweden
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