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Yousician

Yousician

Yousician is a company that looks to provide musical education

Yousician is a company that has developed a music learning software that has been used by twenty-five million users. The company was founded by Chris Thur and Mikko Kaipainen, in 2010, in Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland.

Yousician was launched to help educate users on how to play guitar and piano by using their audio technologies. Their services include features that were taken from computer games and combines them with guitar exercises in order to incentivize learners to continue their education.

Timeline

February 8, 2012
Yousician raises a $1,400,000 seed round from True Ventures.

Funding rounds

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Funding type
Funding round amount (USD)
Funding round date
Investment
Ovelin seed round
1,400,000
February 8, 2012
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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Andrew Kolokolnikov

Employee

Angelos Arnis

Employee

Anssi Klapuri

Founder

Ari Tulla

Advisor

Austin Sears

Employee

Christoph Thür

Investor

Daniel Lupiañez Casares

Employee

Hiten Shah

Advisor

Jason Bedney

Employee

Leah Harris

Employee

Mikko Kaipainen

Investor

Pauliina Myllyntaus

Employee

Further reading

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Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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Companies

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News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Yousician
April 29, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Yousician, la plus importante plateforme de musique interactive au monde, annonce la clôture d'une ronde de financement de série B de 28...
Yousician
April 29, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Yousician, die weltweit führende interaktive Musikplattform, gibt den Abschluss einer Serie-B-Finanzierungsrunde in Höhe von 28 Millionen...
Yousician
April 28, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Yousician, la principal plataforma de música interactiva del mundo, anuncia el cierre de una ronda de financiación de Serie B de 28 millones de...
Yousician
April 28, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Yousician, the world's leading interactive music platform, announces the closing of a $28 million Series B round of funding for its platforms -...
Anthony Ha
April 28, 2021
TechCrunch
By his own admission, Chris Thür wasn't the most obvious person to start a music education startup. Thür (previously a laser researcher) recalled an early meeting with an investor who asked whether he and co-founder Mikko Kaipainen (an electrical engineer) were music teachers or musicians, ultimately going "down the list of all the things that [...]
Dave Johnson
November 19, 2020
CNET
Learn guitar, ukulele, bass, piano or vocals with access to a huge library of lessons. Bonus: Three months of free lessons from Fender.

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