Apr 05, 2017
April 5, 2017 - TakeLessons, the leading online community for lifelong learning, announces they have entered into an agreement to acquire Chromatik, a leader in digital sheet music and music education.
Chromatik was founded in 2010 and has grown to power millions of musicians playing, learning, and sharing their favorite music. Prior to TakeLessons’ acquisition, Chromatik raised venture financing from Rustic Canyon Partners, Learn Capital, Plus Capital, and others.
Chromatik customers will be joining the TakeLessons community, which allows them to connect with the best online and local instructors and build friendships with other lifelong learners. Chromatik customers will get also get special access to TakeLessons Live, which gives them over 200 live, online classes each month.
Steven Cox, CEO of TakeLessons, shares the background of this deal. “While we offer over 200 categories of lifelong learning, our roots were planted in music as our first category, so we are very happy to welcome Chromatik members. Chromatik has done an incredible job building a community of people passionate about learning music.”
Chromatik Founder and CEO Matt Sandler shares, “Over the past six years, we are proud to have built powerful technology to help millions of people make more music. We are excited about the next step in our journey in joining the TakeLessons community.”
About TakeLessons TakeLessons is the trusted online marketplace for finding qualified and vetted instructors. At TakeLessons, students can follow their dreams and fuel lifelong learning by connecting with the perfect instructor in areas ranging from guitar lessons, music, dance, sewing, photography, and acting to learning a foreign language like Spanish, Japanese, and German. Instructors rely on TakeLessons to grow their business with integrated marketing, billing, payment, and communication tools that work seamlessly across desktop and mobile devices. Students can learn more at http://takelessons.com and teachers can sign up at http://takelessons.com/teachers.