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EEVO, a startup powering VR apps for the BBC and others, raises $1.3M

EEVO, a startup powering VR apps for the BBC and others, raises $1.3M
From TechCrunch - September 11, 2017

EEVOs goal, in the words of co-founder and CEO Alejandro Dinsmore, is democratizing the creation and delivery of immersive experiences.

In other words, the Brooklyn startup aims to help publishers and other content creators build virtual reality experiences for smartphones without making a big investment. In fact, to use EEVOs Composer, they only need 360-degree video and other media assetsno programming required.

EEVO first raised $1 million in angel funding in 2015. Since then, itparticipated in Techstars NYCand recently closed another $1.3 million in funding from Eagle Advisors,FundersClub, 37 Angels and others.

It also provided the technology behind the new Taster smartphone app from the BBC, which offers virtual reality experiences tied to BBC shows like Planet Earth II.

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