Los Angeles-based EverTune
, which has developed technology to automatically keep guitars in tune, has raised $800,000 in a seed funding round, the firm said today. The firm said the funding came from William Quigley, Brock Pierce, Dave Weiderman, and Mark Chayet. Chayet is the founder of Evermark, a CD and DVD manufacturing and distribution firm, and becomes the CEo of the firm along with the funding. EverTune's product is a bridge for a guitar, which keeps strings in tune using a mechanical spring tensioner. The firm said it would use the funding to bring its technology to the guitar market.
posted on Tuesday, May 25, 2010 (Link to more information)
> Inspired Instruments Raises $1.25M For Digital Guitar Controller
> You Rock Digital Adds Rock Band 3 Pro Support
> Activision Links Guitar Hero To Music Instrument Firms
> Activision Announces Guitar Hero Sequel
> Guitar Hero Racks Up $1B In Sales