Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Tastemade, Jaunt Tap Ryan Seacrest, Conan O'Brien For Tour Through LA
Santa Monica-based virtual reality content developre Jaunt, and Santa Monica-based online food and travel lifestyle content provider Tastemade said today that the two have tied together for a new, virtual-reality trip through Los Angeles, featuring Ryan Seacrest and Conan O'Brien, along with a host of others. According to the two, A Perfect Day in Los Angeles is a virtual reality travel experience which takes viewers through a tour of LA's most iconic sites (Stan's Donuts, Universal Studios Hollywood, The Rock Pool at Malibu Creek State Park, etc.) The companies said the virtual reality experience was actually created in a partnership with LA24.org, the committee bidding to host the 2024 Olympic Games. Jaunt is venture backed by The Walt Disney Company, Evolution Media Partners, China Media Capital, Highland Capital Partners, Google Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Axel Springer, ProSiebenSat.1 SE, The Madison Square Garden Company, Peter Gotcher, Blake Krikorian, and Sky. Tastemade is venture backed by Goldman Sachs, Redpoint Ventures, Raine Ventures, Comcast Ventures, Liberty Media, Scripps Networks Interactive, and Tohokushinsha Film Corporation.