At the SURF Incubator, we have the pleasure of being home to some of the most innovative and inspiring startup companies in the US. NullSpace VR is one of these unique and thrilling businesses. Recently, CEO, Morgan Sinko, Jordan Brooks (CTO), and Lucian Copeland (COO) took a major next step in growing their business, by launching a Kickstarter campaign for the ultimate virtual reality experience with the Hardlight Suit. (They started out with a $80,000 kick-starter goal, as of publishing time they are at $132,000!)
In this #SURF360, I sat down with Sinko to learn the story of the NullSpace VR company, some challenges they have faced, glean advice for startup companies getting funding and much more.
Q: Tell us a bit about NullSpace VR! How did you get started and how’s the journey been so far?
We started out of the Robotics lab at the University of Rochester. I originally proposed the idea after watching my brother struggle with motion control games on the Xbox Kinect. The project blew up after a few showings at competitions and expos. We then raised a seed round as we were graduating from our University and moved out to Seattle. We landed here at SURF and that has led us to where we are now. The journey has been amazing, a roller coaster sure, but amazing. For every stressful moment, there are two moments of “I love my job.” Continue Reading →