Limitless LTD, a Seattle, WA-based Virtual Reality startup, closed an oversubscribed first round of seed funding from multiple investors.
The amount of the deal was not disclosed.
Backers included GAEA, The Venture Reality Fund, Colopl VR Fund, Social Starts, CRCM Venture Capital, Sparkland Capital, Mission and Market, Nick Rau (SVP Engineering at Nielsen, CTO of acquired startup Vizu), Jay Rifkin (CEO OceanView Media), and Masi Oka (CEO Mobius Digital). In conjuntion with the funding, Jay Rifkin and Masi Oka will also join Limitless’ Board of Advisors.
Founded in Spring 2015 by Pixar and Bungie alum Tom Sanocki, Limitless has just launched a new platform that enables content developers to create interactive VR characters that respond to voice, gestures, gaze and more.
The technology is being targeted to film and game developers initially, as well as other vertical markets including education, advertising, and travel.
The new funding will be used to build the next stage of the Limitless platform and to deploy its current interactive VR character technology.