Today in Germany: Uberchord investment, Holtzbrinck & Lendstar.


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.
[Gründerszene] (German)

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.
[mobilbranche] (German)



Image: Uberchord