Ready Player Me, a metaverse platform of customizable avatars, has raised $13 million in a Series A funding round led by Taavet+Sten, the co-founders of Wise and Teleport.

Other investors, such as Tom Preston-Werner, Co-Founder of GitHub, Samsung Next, NordicNinja, and Konvoy Ventures, among many others also participated in the funding.

Read also: The Sandbox Backer to Put $25M Into Web3 Startups

The company said in a blog announcement, the proceeds will help it with building out custom content creation tools, investing in avatar art through additional styles and body types. The company added:

We’ll build flexible avatar APIs and SDKs for improved developer experience and ease of integration.

Avatar created in Ready Player Me editor
Avatar created in Ready Player Me editor

As per VentureBeat, players can already use digital avatars from Ready Player Me across 900+ apps and games. The company wants to become "the default avatar system for the metaverse" in the foreseeable future.