Founded in 2004, Nurien Software is a leading developer and operator of next-generation social networking and online game platforms. We develop next-gen, state-of-the-art, 3D online worlds with integrated games all of which come together to offer users an experience that takes them beyond the mere virtual. Our fully customizable 3D avatar system allows users to create extremely realistic and unique avatars to share experiences with one another via our robust social networking features and online games.

Nurien’s next-gen 3D social network platform was built in-house by a team led by members responsible for such global hits as Lineage, Legend of Mir, and Audition. Our 3D technology combines the most advanced technologies available today, including Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 3 and NVIDIA’s PhysX.

Financials

Date Type Amount Investors Valuation
01/01/09 Series A 10M Northern Light Venture Capital, Globespan Capital Partners, New Enterprise Associates, QiMing Venture Partners Unknown

People

Andrew Ku (CEO, Co-Founder)

Taehoon Kim (President, Co-Founder)

Jack Liu (VP, Business Development)

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