ROLI

ROLI is a developer of portable music creation system that allows users to create music via hand gestures. Read more

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274 Followers on Owler

ROLI

ROLI is a developer of portable music creation system that allows users to create music via hand gestures. Read more

Roland Lamb's photo - Founder & CEO of ROLI

Founder & CEO

Roland Lamb

CEO Approval Rating

96/100

Founded:

2009

Status:

PrivateIndependent Company

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Ableton is ROLI's biggest rival. Ableton was founded in Berlin, Berlin} in 1999. Ableton operates in the Internet Software industry. Compared to ROLI, Ableton generates $45.6M more revenue.

Native Instruments is ROLI's #2 rival. Native Instruments's headquarters is in Berlin, Berlin, and was founded in 1996. Native Instruments competes in the Internet Software field. Native Instruments generates 659% of ROLI's revenue.

Soundation is ROLI's #3 competitor. Soundation was founded in 2009 in Stockholm, Stockholms län. Soundation operates in the Movies & Entertainment industry. Soundation generates $9.4M less revenue than ROLI.

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ROLI Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
FXpansion Audio UK Ltd.

Sep 2016

Source »
undisclosed
Fxpansion is a designer, developer, builder, marketer and distributor of audio instruments and software.
Blend.io, Inc.

Oct 2015

Source »
undisclosed
Blend is a cloud-based music collaboration platform that helps to connect musicians around the world.
JUCE

Nov 2014

Source »
undisclosed
JUCE is a C++ class library for building cross platform applications and plugins for all operating systems.

These are all the companies that ROLI has acquired. ROLI has acquired 3 companies and its latest acquisition was FXpansion Audio UK Ltd. in Sep 2016. Fxpansion is a designer, developer, builder, marketer and distributor of audio instruments and software.

ROLI Funding History

Since ROLI was founded in 2009, it has participated in 6 rounds of funding. In total ROLI has raised $43.5M. ROLI's last funding round was on Jun 2018 for a total of $0

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FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

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Equity
Jun 2018
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Equity
Oct 2017
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Debt
Apr 2017
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Kreos Capital

Series B
May 2016
$27M
Series A
Oct 2014
$3.7M

Since ROLI was founded in 2009, it has participated in 6 rounds of funding. In total ROLI has raised $43.5M. ROLI's last funding round was on Jun 2018 for a total of $0

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These are all the companies that ROLI has invested in. ROLI has invested 3 companies and its latest investment was FXpansion Audio UK Ltd. in Sep 2016. Fxpansion is a designer, developer, builder, marketer and distributor of audio instruments and software.

ROLI News

October 27, 2020Design Week

Sennep and Roli's light-up keyboard lets people teach themselves piano

Lumi is designed to help people learn the piano and individual songs through light-up key technology ... See more »
September 24, 2020TechCrunch

Roli's light-up learning keyboard goes up for pre-order at $299

Roli is cool startup that makes fascinating music products. The Seaboard led the way, with a clever t... See more »
June 18, 2019Neowin

ROLI debuts LUMI; an illuminated keyboard meant to enhance the learning process

ROLI, makers of the Seaboard, have launched a new device through Kickstarter that attempts to make le... See more »
June 18, 2019TechCrunch

Roli's newest instrument, the Lumi, helps you learn to play piano with lights

There has been a longstanding gulf between the consumption music and the creation of it: not everyone... See more »
June 18, 2019WIRED

Price, Specs, Release Date

The keys on the Roli Lumi light up different colors, and a companion mobile app uses those colors to ... See more »
June 18, 2019VentureBeat

Roli's Lumi Keys is a compact keyboard that teaches musical theory

Roli's Lumi Keys, available on Kickstarter starting at $249, is a light-up keyboard designed to teach... See more »
April 10, 2019IT News Africa

Rectron to distribute ROLI in South Africa

Rectron has announced that it will distribute ROLI's musical touch technology in South Africa from Ap... See more »

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ROLI Headquarters

2 Glebe Road Dalston

London, EnglandE8 4BD

44-207-254-2155

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ROLI Summary

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Overview

ROLI is a developer of portable music creation system that allows users to create music via hand gestures. ROLI was founded in 2009. ROLI's headquarters is located in London, England, GB E8 4BD. It has raised 43.5M in 6 rounds. The latest round was in...

CEO

ROLI's Founder & CEO, Roland Lamb, currently has an approval rating of 96%. ROLI's primary competitors are Ableton, Native Instruments & Soundation.

Website

roli.com

Frequently Asked Questions about ROLI

  1. When was ROLI founded?

    ROLI was founded in 2009
  2. Who is ROLI's CEO?

    ROLI's CEO is Roland Lamb
  3. How much revenue does ROLI generate?

    ROLI generates $14.4M in revenue
  4. How much funding does ROLI have?

    ROLI has historically raised $43.5M in funding
  1. Where is ROLI's headquarters?

    ROLI's headquarters is in London England, GB
  2. How many employees does ROLI have?

    ROLI has 119 employees
  3. What sector does ROLI operate in?

    ROLI is in Computers, Peripherals, Networking and Electronic Equipment
  4. Who are ROLI's competitors?

    ROLI's top competitors are Ableton, Native Instruments, Soundation