Nura, a Sydney, Australia-based maker of a personalized sound headphones, secured more than AU$6m (approx. $4.6m) in funding.
Backers included Blackbird Ventures, Craig Barrett, the former CEO of Google Access, Ric Salmon and Brian Message from UK-based ATC Management.
The company, which has now raised more than AU$8.5m, intends to use the funds to bring its flagship product – nuraphones – to market.
Led by Kyle Slater, Co-Founder and CEO, Nura makes nuraphones that automatically and objectively detect an individual’s unique hearing profile and adapts the sound to match their ears perfectly. They combine both an in-ear and over-ear design, allowing the listener to feel bass in a tactile way while preserving clarity in melodic sounds.