Virzoom, a Cambridge, MA-based VR Fitness company, closed a $5.5M seed funding round.
Backers included: co-Founder and CEO Eric Janszen, Skywood Capital, Eastham Capital, Fairhaven Capital, Equity Resource Investments. New investors included Greycroft partner Jon Goldman through his GC VR Gaming Tracker Fund.
The company will use the funds to expand into commercial VR Fitness applications with second-generation products.
Co-founded by CEO Eric Janszen and CTO Eric Malafeew in February 2015, Virzoom provides a VR Fitness content platform for consumer and commercial applications. VirZOOM VR Fitness content is available for all major tethered and mobile VR platforms.
The company started shipping its VZ Arcade virtual reality fitness game suite commercially in June 2016. In 2017, Virzoom expanded into China with Mandarin language content for PC VR distributed via WinMR HMD maker 3Glasses. In December 2017, The company announced expansion into the commercial gym market worldwide in commercial partnership with Life Fitness, the world’s largest commercial fitness equipment company.