TRANSFR is an immersive learning startup developing a virtual reality (VR) application to help simulate on-the-job training.

TRANSFR is on a mission to make learning more intuitive by helping individuals develop the skills they need for career success.

TRANSFR was founded in 2017 by Bharani Rajakumar. The company is headquartered in New York, New York.


Transfr has pioneered the use of virtual and augmented reality simulations for training in industries including automotive, aerospace, advanced manufacturing, health care and construction.


Transfr leverages virtual reality to create simulations of manufacturing-plant shop floors or warehouses for training purposes. The platform’s entry-level gives workers a way to safely and effectively learn a trade, and companies a solution on mass up-skilling needs.


Transfr's suite of immersive learning technology and assessment tools is already used by local workforce agencies, schools, colleges, and employers, such as Wallace State Community College, Arkansas Office of Skills Development, National Association of Manufacturers/Manufacturing Institute, and Mazda Toyota Manufacturing.


Transfr is backed by Lumos Capital Group, Firework Ventures, Album VC, Imagination Capital, Spring Tide Capital. and others. The company raised $35M in a Series B round on Jun 16, 2022. This brings Transfr's total funding to $47M to date.



  • Year founded: 2017
  • Funding Info: $47M over 2 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series B)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: New York City
  • State: New York
  • Country: United States
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