Orlando metaverse startup Avalon raises $13M to build digital universe

Sean Pinnock in 2016 envisioned building a metaverse, but he felt the world wasn’t yet ready.

Pinnock instead started Orlando-based virtual-reality studio CyberDream LLC in 2017. CyberDream developed popular VR video game Virtual Battlegrounds and worked on projects for Universal Parks & Resorts and Lockheed Martin. 

Still, Pinnock never abandoned the dream of a metaverse company.

Pinnock built a team of “the best talent in the world” and created Orlando-based metaverse company Avalon…