IrisVR, a New York City-based startup founded by Nate Beatty and Shane Scranton, recent NYC accelerator Techstars alumni, announced a $1.625M funding round led by Indicator Ventures and Valar Ventures to bring its virtual reality software to market.

IrisVR is building a suite of software that can transform any digital 3D model into an immersive Virtual Reality experience, instantly.  While there are a broad number of applications for such a powerful technology, IrisVR is first focusing on the massive architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) vertical.  IrisVR’s platform gives design professionals a simple drag and drop interface to turn CAD models into virtual reality. “With IrisVR you can literally walk through an unbuilt building, test out different design options, show your clients a true-to-scale space, and incorporate changes before the structure is ever built, saving time and money for all parties,” says Shane Scranton, CEO.  To read the complete press release, click here:  IrisVR Brings Virtual Reality to Architecture, Construction & Design.