About Ovelin

The company changing the way people learn to play musical instruments

Ovelin

Ovelin is a music gaming company with a relentless drive. We make the world a more musical place by changing the way people learn to play musical instruments. Games by Ovelin make the learning process itself fun and entertaining.

Ovelin was founded in December 2010 by Christoph Thür and Mikko Kaipainen. Ovelin employs a passionate team of business professionals, guitar teachers (and amateurs), game developers, musicians, visual designers, and visionaries. Ovelin has won several business competitions in Europe.

Team

Ovelin employs a passionate team of business professionals, guitar teachers (and amateurs), game developers, musicians, visual designers, and visionaires.

We’re always looking for new talent!

Check out the Careers page.

Ovelin Team

Christoph Thür

Co-founder & CEO

Mikko Kaipainen

Co-founder, COO

Anssi Klapuri

CTO, Lead algorithm developer


Matti Ryynänen

Lead Programmer

Timo Ruokonen

Game programmer

Denis Deryabin

Game Programmer

Joonas Korpilaakso

Visual / UX designer (3d)

Tero Koskela

The graphics dude

Markus Pajakkala

Background songs and music community

Joaquin Hernandez

Music & Education Content Designer

Press

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Press releases

Song Challenges launched for GuitarBots

GuitarBots now enables teachers and online tutors to create, upload and share their teaching material into online game levels easily!
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GuitarBots launches Mr. Fastfinger challenge

SAN FRANCISCO – (May 14, 2013) – Ovelin ltd. announced today the release of Mr. Fastfinger challenge, a song package geared toward advanced guitarists.
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Guitarbots Turns Guitar practice into social gaming

SAN FRANCISCO – (April 29, 2013) – Ovelin ltd. announced today the release of GuitarBots social features to turn guitar practice into social gaming.
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GuitarBots Valentine's Day Package released

GuitarBots Valentine’s day package features three new levels , with Valentine’s day-themed challenges suitable for both beginners and more advanced guitarists.
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GuitarBots christmas song package released

The release enables any beginner or advanced guitarist to get ready for the holiday season by learning to play Christmas songs on the guitar, playing a computer game
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Ovelin launches GuitarBots

Ovelin ltd. announced today the release of their second title GuitarBots, an innovative guitar learning game played online with any real guitar – acoustic or electric.
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Press assets

Logos

Ovelin company and product logos in a zip package (6,6Mb).
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Contact

Office location

Ovelin Ltd

Vilhonkatu 5

00100, Helsinki

Finland

info@ovelin.com