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A Los Angeles- and Seattle-based investment firm may be the first to put its own portfolio page in the metaverse.

“As far as we know it’s never been done,” Unlock Venture Partners co-founder Sanjay Reddy told dot.LA.

Created by Pixelcanvas, an L.A. startup backed by the investment firm, the “Unlockverse” runs inside a simple web browser and drops you directly into a shiny, virtual showroom.

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Photo by Olenka Kotyk on Unsplash

Unlock Venture Partners, a Seattle- and Los Angeles-focused venture capital firm investing in seed-stage startups, unveiled a new $60 million-plus fund on Monday.

Unlock has closed on roughly $62 million for its second fund and is aiming to raise more with a target of $75 million, co-founding partner Sanjay Reddy told dot.LA. In addition to startups in its hometown of Seattle, the firm is eyeing ventures in the L.A. region, its second core market.

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Daria Shapovalova and Natalia Modenova want to sell you clothes, but not the type that hangs in your closet.

Their virtual outfits can be cropped into your next Instagram post to make followers think you paid thousands of dollars for a dress designed by Alexander McQueen's nephew.

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