Emperia, a London, UK- and New York-based immersive digital retail supplier, raised a $10m Sequence A funding.
The spherical was led by Base10 Companions and joined by buyers together with Daphni (by way of its retail fund Dastore), Sony Innovation Fund, Background Capital, Stanford Capital Companions and Idea Ventures, in addition to angel Jay Radia.
The corporate intends to make use of the funds to develop its workforce, cost the capabilities of its digital retail platform and produce “metaverse e-commerce” to new worldwide markets and retail sectors.
Launched by style and retail knowledgeable Olga Dogadkina and VR innovation knowledgeable Simonas Holcmann in 2019, Emperia has developed a platform which allows the creation of immersive digital experiences for manufacturers throughout a number of retail sectors. The platform combines the attain and accessibility of e-commerce with the influence of in-person retail, giving corporations the tech and visible infrastructure to construct and handle digital shops.
Based in 2019, the corporate is already partnering with globally-renowned retailers together with Dior, Bloomingdale’s, Burberry, Lacoste, Christie’s, Sunglass Hut, Getty Photos and others.