Toronto Start-Up MetaVRse Nominated for International VR Award

Toronto, Canada, August 10, 2017 --( MetaVRse, a Toronto-based Virtual and Augmented Reality consultancy has been shortlisted for “Start-Up of the Year” at the inaugural VR Awards. The VR Awards are the international Virtual Reality industry’s premiere celebration of achievement in this rapidly expanding field.

The announcement follows shortly after MetaVRse was honoured in Canada as a “Rising Startup” in the Techweek Toronto 100. Previous honours include nominations for Canadian marketing awards for MetaVRse’s activation of its patented Virtual Reality Photo booth for the launch of the TV show “Timeless” on Global TV.

Torontonians will be able to experience MetaVRse’s Virtual Reality Photo Booth this weekend at the Taste of the Danforth festival. The start-up is partnering with the Greektown BIA (organizers of Canada’s largest street festival) to produce a unique celebration of Canadian Heroes. Guests will have the opportunity to enter MetaVRse’s VR Photo Booth and snap a 360 selfie with figures like Justin Trudeau, Terry Fox and astronaut Chris Hadfield. The 360 image can then be viewed in Virtual Reality or shared to Facebook.

Taste of the Danforth takes place from August 11-13 in Toronto. For more information about Metavrse visit If you would like to find out more information about the Taste of the Danforth, visit
Dan Flatt