Emergent VR Raises $2.2M in Venture Capital Funding

Emergent VR, a San Francisco, California-based virtual reality startup, raised $2.2m in funding.

Backers included Accel Partners, Google Ventures and Rothenberg Ventures.

The company intends to use the funds to build its platform. It is hiring.

Led by CEO Peter Wilkins and Chris Wheeler, Emergent VR is advancing a mobile platform for capturing and sharing moments using virtual reality. The platform, codenamed Mobius, will allow anyone to capture a live action VR experience and share it on social networks using an iPhone or Android smartphone.

Earlier this year, the company was part of the inaugural class of River by Rothenberg Ventures, which is an accelerator focused specifically on virtual reality startups.



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