IrisVR is a software platform allowing architects to automatically convert their design files into a virtual reality format, so that clients can explore and “inhabit” a virtual 3D building using a VR headset prior to the construction of a physical structure.  The company was founded in Middlebury, VT by Shane Scranton and Nate Beatty, and is currently headquartered in New York, NY.

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  • IrisVR Releases Grasshopper Plugin

    IrisVR startup announces IrisVR Prospect plugin for McNeel’s popular Grasshopper algorithmic design software. Now the power of VR and algorithmic design optionality meet.

  • FreshTracks Capital Announces Investment in IrisVR

    FreshTracks completed an investment in its 7th portfolio company, IrisVR, from its third fund, FreshTracks Capital III.   IrisVR is a software platform allowing architects to automatically convert design files into a virtual reality format, so that clients can explore and “inhabit” a virtual 3D building prior to construction of a physical structure.  “We are delighted… Read more »

  • IrisVR Brings Virtual Reality to Architecture, Construction & Design

    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… Read more »