Next Generation, a startup focusing on AI-generated virtual humans, finished its Series A3 on Tuesday. Sequoia China was the sole investor. The amount of the investment was undisclosed. The company completed two rounds of funding last year, exceeding $10 million in total from investors, including NetEase, China Creation Ventures, Shunwei Capital, and The Arena Capital. At the same time, Next Generation has announced plans to make “VBS virtual human,” a new product that will focus on digital user identification and encourage other companies to use its services to build new products for the metaverse, according to 36Kr. [36Kr, in Chinese]