Vizor, a Helsinki, Finland-based virtual reality software provider, raised $2.3M in funding.
The round was 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. In conjunction with the funding, Marco DeMiroz of The VR Fund and Ekaterina Gianelli of Inventure will be joining the company’s Board of Directors.
The company intends to use the funds to enhance the development and functionality of its platform.
Led by Kaarlo Kananen, founder and CEO, Vizor has just launched the private beta of its VR creation and hosting platform, which allows users to produce 360-degree tours, stories and WebVR experiences onto a website or Facebook feed by dragging and dropping media components.
Tools include instant preview, drag-and-drop features, text editor with web font support, etc.