SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) November 01, 2018
Onedome, an immersive media company, has raised $3.33 million in Series A funding in a round led by Evolve Ventures to continue expanding its newly-opened, first-of-its-kind interactive AR experience The Unreal Garden in San Francisco and to build LMNL, an upcoming 10,000 square foot interactive gallery, opening later this Winter. Additional investment amounts include approximately $2.22 million in convertible notes converting into Series A. Onedome’s current funding to date is $5.55 million.
“Onedome and Evolve are both passionate about the evolution of human conscious. The investment was not one of technology or entertainment but of a shared belief,” said Bertram Meyer, Onedome’s Chief Executive Officer. “Our mission to is create artful immersive spaces inviting a shift from Me to We. We are specifically choosing interactive experiences that are built to be shared with friends or family, and that invite a moment of awe and beauty, collaboration and presence. We want to touch, move and inspire.”
The investment in Onedome comes from Evolve Ventures, an investment fund associated with the Evolve Foundation. Evolve invests in exceptional companies like Onedome that create scalable solutions to reduce suffering and allow people to realize their full human potential.
“Onedome uses technology and immersive experiences to connect people more deeply with each other and the present moment - fostering conversation and collaboration,” said Oleg Gorelik, Co-founder/President of Evolve Ventures. “With Onedome we are investing in the forefront of using AR and other immersive technologies to shift consciousness by reaching large audiences, and we are looking forward to Onedome continuously deepening its offering.”
Through partnership with Microsoft and HP, The Unreal Garden is a mixed-reality experience showcasing nine art installations from ten artists including multiple layers of perception in a mind-blowing, innovative first allowing guests to become immersed in the artwork as they move around the space, seeing it from all angles and interacting with key components. Located at 1025 Market St., The Unreal Garden debuted on October 19th with tickets available for purchase online at http://www.onedome.global.
LMNL is a unique immersive art gallery experience, designed to inspire, amaze and transform. Featuring innovative and interactive installations, LMNL is an inviting environment of curiosity, contemplation, and collaboration - where the art magically responds to and is created by the participants. Collaborating with 11 leading new media and visual artists from around the world, as well as Onedome's own artist collective, LMNL is pushing the boundaries of reality evolved, through magical immersive experiences that live at the evolutionary edge of interactive technology and art.
Onedome is an immersive media company. We use creativity to inspire collaboration, connection and community by producing transformative experiences that invite us to journey from the me to we. In collaboration with global artists, visionaries and innovators, we create and curate interactive arts and immersive entertainment that entertain, educate and engage.
Onedome is launching a series of location-based entertainment destinations, the first is a 20,000 sq. ft. space on Market Street in San Francisco opening in October 2018, with 10 more locations planned over five years across the US.
Leila Amirsadeghi - (310) 721-9985
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Kimberly Ehlmann – (310) 694-3120