Lighthouse Labs Raises US$7M in Seed Funding

Lighthouse Labs, a Montreal, Canada-based open metaverse navigation engine developer, raised US$7M in Seed funding.

The round was led by Accel, BlockTower, and Animoca Brands with participation from White Star Capital, Sparkle Ventures, Gemini Frontier Fund, The Graph core developers StreamingFast, Tiny VC, Patricio Worthalter,  Ryan Selkis, Alex Svanevik, and Thibault Launay.

The company intends to use the funds to grow its engineering and community teams, expand the universe of worlds it partners with and launch its platform in Summer 2022.

Founded by Jonathan Brun and Justine Massicotte, Lighthouse is an open metaverse navigation engine that enables the search for places, events, friends, creators, assets, and experiences across and within virtual worlds. Through its portal, the company empowers users to find trending activities, build groups of friends to explore the metaverse, see where their NFTs are usable and follow the work of specific brands and creators. Lighthouse powers its solution by directly integrating with the virtual worlds for which it provides searchability capabilities.