Mandolin, an Indianapolis, IN-based digital platform designed to help artists, venues, and fans connect through live music, raised $5m in seed funding.
Backers included High Alpha Capital, Marc Benioff, and SaaS angel investors.
The company intends to use the funds to accelerate growth.
Since forming in June 2020, Mandolin provides an audio-visual livestream solution for artists, management teams, and venues across all genres. Notable product features include artist meet & greet experiences; public and private chat; embedded, limited-edition merch tables; watch parties and ticket sharing; custom emoji reactions; and charity and donation collection capabilities.
The company was led by Mary Kay Huse, Chief Executive and Co-Founder.