Kiwi entrepreneur raises over NZ$1.2m seed funding to launch Plattar augmented reality platform

Posted by Shelley Grell on April 28th, 2016.

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Steve(GM)Rupert(CEOFounder) Option 2 - webRupert Deans, Founder of Christchurch mixed reality agency, One Fat Sheep, has raised over NZ$1.2m in seed funding for his new startup Plattar (

Plattar will offer a world first augmented reality (AR) platform that will enable brands, publishers and agencies to create, manage and distribute augmented reality content in a simple, cost-effective way. It is a cloud-based platform that consists of two parts: an app builder that comes with customisable templates, and a content management system for AR content.

Read the press release.

Read the NZ coverage in StopPress, NBR (for NBR subscribers only)Christchurch Press, Stuff, Herald, Idealog, Geekzone, iStart

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