Finnish Vizor, a pioneering virtual reality (VR) software company, has raised $2.3 million in seed funding . The round led by The Venture Reality Fund (The VR Fund) and co-led by Inventure, with participation from Boost VC, Lifeline Ventures and Sisu Game Ventures. Marco DeMiroz of The VR Fund and Ekaterina Gianelli of Inventure will be joining the company’s Board of Directors.
Equipped with easy-to-use tools such as instant preview, drag-and-drop features, text editor with web font support and more, Vizor allows creative teams across all industries to build and publish 360-degree tours, immersive stories, virtual visits and WebVR experiences onto a website or Facebook feed – all with no coding required.
Vizor says it will use the funds to enhance the development and functionality of its platform.
“Immersive web is the next iteration of the internet, and our goal is to make it as seamless as possible for businesses and storytellers to fill the world with new, inspiring and beautiful virtual reality content,” said Kaarlo Kananen, founder and CEO, Vizor, in a statement. “Our investors understand the value in evolving our platform and the limitless creative possibilities it can unlock.”
“Vizor’s platform is truly innovative and can be applied to any industry, representing tremendous market opportunity on a global scale,” added Marco DeMiroz, co-founder and general partner, The VR Fund. “By combining virtual reality with the power and accessibility of the web, Vizor is redefining the future of how WebVR content can be created and viewed.”
Read more: Business Wire (Press release)