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Metaverse Startup XR Central raises $250K in seed funding

XR Central, on Wednesday, announced that it has secured $250K in a seed round headed by Tarun Tahiliani, one of India’s leading fashion designers, Amitabh Vira, the founder and CEO of Netprophets Cyberworks, and Nitin Sethi, SVP & Chief Digital Officer – Consumer Business at Adani Group.

XR Central confirmed that the cash would be used to promote its vision for MetaQube, its Do-it-Yourself metaverse construction platform. The funds obtained will be used to facilitate development and design teams and grow into other markets. The funding will allow XR Central to expedite product development and extend its worldwide reach.

XR Central, founded in 2020 by Anshul Agarwal and Shrey Mishra, is an interactive technology firm that assists businesses in creating metaverse experiences that have an effect. MetaQube by XR Central is a sleek and user-friendly DIY Software as a Service (SaaS) platform for creators and businesses looking to interact with their target audience in an immersive ecosystem. MetaQube has a well-defined collaboration suite, a hyper-realistic avatar engine, realistic 3D environments, immersive interactions, gamification, and social engagement modules, among other things. All MetaQube experiences are accessible across devices and are designed to function on 4G bandwidth. It also includes a low-code side where the internet community may expand on their metaverse experiences however appropriate.

Tarun Tahiliani, says, “ We are noticing tectonic shifts in the digital technology ecosystem. Digital technology is an integral part of fashion & design and platforms like MetaQube are at the cusp of defining the future of these technologies. Anshul & Shrey are a team to watch out for in the space, as they are combining their gaming, technology, and design backgrounds to build an impactful platform of the future.”

Nitin Sethi, SVP & Chief Digital Officer – Consumer Business at Adani Group, added, “I am always looking for the next big thing which will make a splash in the digital space. The metaverse is here to stay, and I’m proud to be a part of defining what it will look like. I have great respect for digital creators and I firmly believe that the DIY, no-code nature of MetaQube will revolutionize the space. The next decade will be dominated by Web3 and Content Creator platforms. We will see close to 10 new unicorns from this space.”

“We are here to make a positive impact that is noticed globally. We are really proud of the team we have at XR Central and all of us believe in the vision of MetaQube. The funds come at a crucial stage for us as we look at expanding into new regions and adding more dynamic and talented folks to the team. We believe that in order to grow, we need to have strategic associations with the right people at the right time. Nitin and Tarun are both well-known personalities globally in their respective industries,” Anshul Agarwal, founder and director of XR Central claimed.

XR Central seems to be a fascinating startup with motivating advancement on software development platform. I know that the team worked incredibly hard on it. I wish them great success in the future!

Shishir Gupta, Founder and CEO, StartupLanes

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