4. March 2015–
Uberchord secures a six-figure seed round, Holtzbrinck invests seven-digit amount in Lendstar.
€400,000 Investment for mobile guitar training app
(Update: A previous version of this article said Ebner Publishing was the only investor. This information has been corrected on March 11, 2015.) Uberchord secures a six-figure investment, according to Gründerszene it’s €400,000. It comes from Ebner Publishing House and an anonymous business angel from Hamburg. Berlin-based Uberchord is a mobile app that provides personal coaching for guitar players by recognising the sound. To do so, it uses an audio recognition technology that is currently patent pending.
Holtzbrinck investes in Munich-based FinTech Startup LENDSTAR
Besides former investors, Holtzbrinck joined the new round and invests in Lendstar. It’s a seven-digit figure, further details were not disclosed. Lendstar offers a peer-to-peer money transfer app and wants to offer its white label solution to banks. Comdirect Bank is one of its first clients.