Yousician is a revolutionary music platform for anyone to learn, play, create and teach music. Millions of people around the world use Yousician to advance their music skills and play the music they love.

Yousician develops high-tech musical instrument learning software (web and mobile app) that gives users real-time feedback on how they play.

Yousician was founded in Dec 1, 2010 by Chris Thür and Mikko Kaipainen. The company is headquartered in Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland.


Yousician's award-winning technology listens to you play and gives instant feedback on your accuracy and timing. You always know when you’re hitting the right notes. Its app provides an interactive, gamified approach to learning guitar, piano, ukulele, bass or singing — but not too game-like.


Yousician allow users to advance through a standard syllabus, playing for 15 or 20 minutes a day, with the app listening to their performance and awarding one to three stars based on how many mistakes they made.


Yousician has developed 4 award winning products, and was chosen WIRED magazines #1 hottest startup in Finland. The company now reaches 20 million monthly users across its two apps.


Yousician is backed by True Ventures, Amazon’s Alexa Fund, MPL Ventures, Zynga founder Mark Pincus, LAUNCH Fund founder Jason Calacanis and others. The company raised $28M in Series B round on Apr 28, 2021. This brings Yousician's total funding to $32.8M to date.



  • Year founded: 2010
  • Funding Info: $32.8M over 4 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series B)
  • Yearly Revenue: $50M (2020)
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Southern Finland
  • State: Helsinki
  • Country: Finland
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