ROLI’s Radical Musical Keyboard Receives $12.8 Million In Funding


Tech Crunch says, “The Seaboard GRAND, is a completely new type of keyboard musical instrument. It has soft rubber keys which can bend and shape a tune, the way you can bend the strings on a guitar. It’s a genuinely radical departure from normal keyboards.

That’s all great, but these are not usually considered investable technology products. All that changes today as the Seaboard’s maker, ROLI, has secured a $12.8m (£7.6m) Series A financing, led by Balderton Capital (investors in LoveFilm and Kobalt Music Group), alongside FirstMark Capital (investors in Pinterest and Shopify), Index Ventures (investors in Sonos and SoundCloud), as well as strategic investor Universal Music.”

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