Plask, a Seoul, SouthKorea-based AI-driven animation startup, raised $2.56 million in pre-Series A funding to bring their cutting-edge cloud-based animation technology to customers globally.
The funding round was led by Smilegate Investment, with existing investor Naver and new investors KT Investment and Timewise Investment.
Plask plans to use Pre-Series A investment to aggressively recruit key talent.
Company: Plask Inc.
Round: pre-Series A
Funding Month: October 2021
Lead Investors: Smilegate Investment
Additional Investors: Naver, KT Investment, and Timewise Investment
Company Website: https://plask.ai/en/
Software Category: AI-Driven 3D Animation
About the Company: Plask is an automated web solution that automates the "animation" process behind character movement, making it easier and more efficient to produce state-of-the-art animation at a fraction of the cost of traditional methods. Plask uses “pose extraction” combined with deep learning technology to instantly animate character movement. Plask has been conducting beta-tests of its flagship product with animation production companies, game developers, and entertainment studios. Testing has revealed that the product’s output and user experience has the potential to be a game-changing global content authoring tool for the animation and gaming industry. Plask is set to officially launch before the end of 2021.