The multi-award winning Seaboard RISE remodels the piano keyboard as a soft, silicone surface that lets music-makers shape sound through five dimensions of touch. ROLI's free app, NOISE, turns the iPhone into a powerfully expressive musical instrument. Through integrated hardware, software and social products, ROLI is creating a new space: Connected Music.
Coders, engineers, musicians and marketers are heading to east London to join this exciting Dalston company. And investors are following, too. Recently, Colorado-based VC firm Foundry Group led a $27m Series B fundraising - the firm's first investment outside the US.