Funding Received
$1.4 Million in 1 Round from 1 Investor
Most Recent Funding
$1.4 Million Seed on February 8, 2012
Headquarters:
Helsinki
Description:
Ovelin, based in Helsinki, Finland, is a music gaming company that combines computer games with guitar exercises to encourage learning.
Founders:
Mikko Kaipainen, Christoph Thür, Chris Thür
Categories:
iPad, Music, Games
Website:
http://ovelin.com

Company Details

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Ovelin is changing the way how people learn to play the guitar. Ovelin is a Finnish start-up company describing itself as a passionate group of creative minds, engineers, music teachers and game developers that is rethinking and reinventing the way music is being taught.

Chosen by WIRED as Finlands hottest start-up 2012, Ovelin won several international awards for its 3 products.

All products are played with a REAL guitar, without any special equipment (utilizing the built in microphone of the devices).

GuitarBots: A fun game to learn guitar online . Using real time audio technology so it can be played simply using the computers microphone.

GuitarTuna: The most popular guitar tuner app on Android and on iOS

WildChords: iPad game for Children to supplement guitar lessons for beginners .

Current Team (6)

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Funding Rounds (1) - $1.4M

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Products (3)

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    WildChords

    Playing the guitar is a great hobby! Unfortunately, up to 85% of people that learn to play a...
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    GuitarBots

    GuitarBots makes it fun, addictive and motivating to play the guitar. Played directly in the...
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    GuitarTuna

    GuitarTuna was added to CrunchBase in 2013

Investors (1)

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    True Ventures

    Founded in 2006, True Ventures is a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm that invests in...

Offices/Locations (2)

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  • HQ

    Vilhonkatu 5A

    Helsinki, 00100

    FIN

  • Office

    181 Fremont St

    San Francisco, CA 94105

    USA

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