Cross-Game Avatar Platform ‘Ready Player Me’ Secures $13 Million in Funding
Start-up platform ‘Ready Player Me’ has stated that it has raised $13 million in Series A seeding. The platform, which lets users make singular avatars to be used across various apps, games and other virtual platforms, will employ the funds to carry on striving towards its central goal of becoming the default metaverse avatar conception platform.
The round was ran by Taavet+Sten, a firm owned by the respective co-founders of Wise and Teleport, with added support coming from GitHub co-founder Tom Preston-Werner, Samsung Next,NordicNinja, Konvoy Ventures, NFT influencer Gmoney, and others.
The explicit purpose of the company is to use the new booster of funding to build out tools which enable game developers to sell NFTs, as well to develop in-game avatar customization assets.