ROLI is a London-based music technology company with a mission to extend the joy of music creation to everyone. ROLI BLOCKS and NOISE are a new, modular music creation system that lets anyone shape music through easy-to-learn gestures on powerful devices that connect together.

ROLI's mission is to empower everyone to make music through a new family of expressive musical instruments built for the mobile age.

ROLI was founded in 2009 by Roland Lamb and has offices in London, New York, and Los Angeles.


ROLI is backed by leading investors including Foundry Group, Balderton Capital, and Founders Fund as well as Universal Music Group.


In 2014 the ROLI Seaboard GRAND was awarded with the 'Design of the Year' award from the Design Museum of London, and the Swarovski Emerging Talent Medal presented at the Celebration of Design Awards at the London Design Festival.


The ROLI Seaboard RISE 25 won a "Best of Innovation" award from the Consumer Technology Association and ‘2015 Product of the Year’ by FutureMusic.



  • Year founded: 2009
  • Funding Info: $52M in 6 funding rounds (Last funding type: Corporate Round)- ROLI has also acquired, JUCE & FXpansion to date!
  • Yearly Revenue: Unknown
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: Unknown
  • City/Town: London
  • State: London
  • Country: United Kingdom
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