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Techstars Adds VR Eval to Roster of High Powered Accelerator Programs

Techstars announces VR Eval, the company behind groundbreaking virtual technology called EVAL. VR Eval is designed to help mental healthcare clients and those suffering from trauma. They will participate in its new multi-million dollar accelerator program powered by J.P. Morgan. The $80 million investment powered by J.P. Morgan is intended to provide equitable access to funding and support for entrepreneurs who are Black, Hispanic and Latino, Indigenous American and Pacific Islander. This experience will provide up to 20 Miami-Dade women entrepreneurs with valuable startup education, mentorship and community. The entrepreneurs will also have access to the Techstars worldwide network of entrepreneurs, mentors, investors and corporate partners.

Brook Bello
Brook Bello: More Too Life CEO and Founder of VR Eval

Starting VR Eval

More Too Life CEO and Founder of VR Eval Brook Parker-Bello, teamed up with award-winning animator Chance Glasco, co-creator of the best-selling “Call of Duty” video-game franchise and co-founder of VR Eval, to develop Eval, an innovative immersive platform created to provide mental healthcare clients with a secure environment in which to share their struggles and experiences with trained professionals and also destressing therapeutic gaming and stress-free zones. Eval’s patented CRM system, suitably named “Coming Home”, leverages new pixel streaming and avatar technology to revolutionize mental healthcare service.

Bello, Glasco, and fellow founders Sean Pinnock, Founder and CEO of Avalon Corp., Carlos Wallace, bestselling author, Filmmaker, and Google Next Gen Policy Leader, say their VR Eval products offer a more engaging and authentic experience for users by integrating digital therapeutics (eMDR) and unique environments to accelerate the healing process and combining it with its proprietary CRM system, Coming Home. The system uses AI to optimize treatments poised to change millions of lives for the better.

About Techstars

The Techstars worldwide network helps entrepreneurs succeed. Founded in 2006, Techstars began with three simple ideas—entrepreneurs create a better future for everyone, collaboration drives innovation and great ideas can come from anywhere. Now, they’re on a mission to enable everyone on the planet to contribute to, and benefit from, the success of entrepreneurs. In addition to operating accelerator programs and venture capital funds, Techstars connects startups, investors, corporations and cities to help build startup communities. Techstars has invested in more than 3,000 companies with a combined market cap of more than $140B. 

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About VR Eval

VR Eval is a virtual reality (VR) and Pixel Stream on mobile, PC or VR Headset. Their system is based off of comprehensive evaluation, assessment, education and therapy tools. VR Eval is a custom-built, fully immersive software and hardware platform. The program leverages the many empirically proven advantages intrinsic to the immersive technology of VR. Their goal is to bring gold-standard trauma-focused practices into the 21st century. VR Eval is providing clinicians, first responders, law enforcement and other human services professionals with an incredibly powerful new platform to support trauma victims from the moment of first contact through the recovery and healing process. 

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