TheWaveVR is a revolutionary new virtual reality platform for music and they just won $ 2.5 million in funding to âtransform the way people connect through musicâ.
TheWaveVR hopes to create a platform where people can âview, host and socialize in live and recorded broadcasts around the world, anytime, anywhereâ. In other words, artists can create a virtual venue, personalized to their tastes, and they can then âperform liveâ and share their shows.
TheWaveVR will work with most head-mounted VR displays so that almost anyone with a headset can watch virtual music concerts. According to the company, the platform will allow you to interact with the artists, socialize with other participants, dance, paint, and more.
TheWaveVR CEO Adam Arrigo said:
We strive to empower artists and music lovers and transform the way people connect through music by creating the world’s first musical metaverse in virtual reality. Music creators will be able to fully customize the way their audiences experience music, whether it’s transforming the location of a realistic nightclub into outer space or putting on the most unimaginable light show of all. the temperature. Fans won’t have to travel the world or miss out on their favorite DJs, musicians or festivals and can experience music like never before, while socializing in whole new ways alongside their friends.
One of the main investors behind the $ 2.5 million raised for TheWaveVR was Presence Capital. Founding Partner of Presence Capital, Amitt Mahajan said, âWe are delighted to help them create this platform that will forever change the music industry. TheWaveVR doesn’t just bring music into virtual reality, it drastically evolves the possibilities of how artists reach fans and how fans access and experience their favorite music.
Anjney Midha, founding partner of fellow investor KPCB Edge, said of the project: âTheWaveVR creates musical experiences that can only exist in virtual reality. They give musicians superpowers they’ve never had before and allow listeners to experience performances in ways that have never been possible.
TheWaveVR debuted with the âWorld’s First VR Raveâ on August 5, held in partnership with SubPac, Skullcandy, PhaseSpace and 3DLive.