What is Redpill VR?

Redpill VR is a technology company focused on creating the future of music through our groundbreaking interactive social experiences and content platform that connects us all through the power of music, creativity and art in stunning, high-end virtual reality.

At its core, Redpill is a virtual reality platform that enables unparalleled social interactivity, unlimited creativity, effortless distribution and robust monetization of consumer and developer-generated content through immersive virtual reality music experiences, events and venues.

Investors

Redpill VR recently closed its Series B funding in early 2019 through a private strategic investor. We are currently building an Unreal 4 VR development team for our Los Angeles studio.

Sensorium Corporation is the major strategic partner and initial investor in Redpill. After announcing the partnership at E3 in 2019, Sensorium Corporation set to create the next-generation Social VR metaverse Sensorium Galaxy. Powered by Redpill platform, it brings AAA experience to multi-user VR – opening up an alternative virtual universe for communication, self-expression, and engagement in the spheres of entertainment. Redpill is currently under contract to produce the first worlds for Sensorium Galaxy- starting with worlds of Music and Motion, created in collaboration with acclaimed artists and visionaries, whose photorealistic avatars will perform in Sensorium worlds, as well as major entertainment partners – including iconic dance scene brands Ushuaïa Ibiza and Hï Ibiza, ID&T, Apenkooi. A team of over 100 AAA developers is being hired for this task.

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Avex is committed to building the future of music together with cutting-edge startups. By integrating innovative ideas and new technologies, we will produce music experiences that are more creative, exciting, efficient, and can further contribute to society.

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Industry Partners

Redpill is proud to be working along side the best of the best in the industry. Each one of these companies are pioneers and leaders in the evolution of dance music.

Pioneer DJ Americas, Inc. is the North and South American headquarters of Pioneer DJ and Pioneer Pro Audio. Our whole purpose is to understand and predict the future needs of DJs, clubs and the dance music community, and deliver products and services that enable, excite and provide total enjoyment. As an ‘entertainment creation company’, our wish is to provide many moments of great pleasure and exhilaration to all people who enjoy dance music.

Focused on the pursuit of absolute audio quality, Funktion One is an independent English inventor and manufacturer of professional loudspeaker systems.

Our innovative and efficient designs deliver clear, involving sound without the harshness often associated with more conventional approaches. The combination of our creative vision and technical understanding gives rise to products with exceptional transient capability, sonic purity and realism.

Native Instruments is the backbeat to the music industry. As the leaders in digital music creation and performance, we’re right there on stage and in the studio with global stars and legends in the making. Driven by our mission to make music creation more inclusive and accessible, our hardware, software and digital services provide innovative, fully-integrated solutions for hobbyists, amateurs and professionals of all styles and genres.

Our Team

LAURENT SCALLIE CEO
Laurent Scallie is deeply passionate about VR and has dedicated his life to this medium since 1992. His accomplishments include founding and running, as CEO, 3 VR companies from Location Based Entertainment (LBE) VR to introducing, developing, and fielding three generations of dismounted infantry military simulation systems to the U.S. Army. He was also a key catalyst behind the creation of Oculus. He was granted 3 patents in VR and has a couple more pending. He designed high-end VR hardware, middleware, software and VR content. He is also contributor to the VR Proto Awards and the Siggraph AR/VR contest.

GERKE MAX PREUSSNER Chief Technical Officer (Interim)
20+ year VR veteran, software engineer/architect. Unreal engine expert. 7 year Senior level engine programmer for Epic Games and has shipped over 90 AAA games.

LAURENT BETBEDER Head of Audio Engineering
23 year veteran creating, designing and implementing cross-platform audio engines, content pipelines, computationally efficient near-field binaural synthesis algorithms for companies Oculus VR at Facebook, Sony Computer Entertainment America and Electronic Arts (EA)

BEN SEAGREN Head of Brand
Utilizing over 20 years of experience in award-winning creative design, strategy, vision, communication and management, Ben’s results are illustrated through concept development and strategic execution for some of the most recognizable brands in the world such as Sony PlayStation DualPlay, HBO, Clear Channel, Redbull, Miramax, IFC, Pacha New York and DISTRIKT to name a few…
TIM BAYLOR CFO
Tim is a finance professional with over twenty years of business and finance experience across technology start-ups, financial institutions, real estate and clean energy industries including: First Edison, Seldera, GoPago, Ameresco, Bank of America, Fitch Ratings, G2 Capital Advisors and NRDC’s Center for Market Innovation.