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Magic Leap Raises $461M in New Funding Led by Saudi Arabia’s Investment Arm

Magic Leap, the augmented reality headset manufacturer, has added another couple hundred million dollars to its Series D investment round, this time $461 million...

Virtualitics Closes $7M Series B Round to Further Develop VR/AR Data Visualization Platform

Virtualitics, a big data visualization and analytics company, announced the successful close of a $7 million Series B round of equity funding led by...

Gree VR Capital Completes First $18M VR/AR Fund, Changes Name to GFR Fund

GREE VR Capital, the investment firm backing startups such as VRChat, TheWaveVR, and Littlstar, today announced the completion of its first immersive media fund, totaling $18.3...

Magic Leap Takes on Funding from Media Company Axel Springer

German media company Axel Springer today announced that it has taken part in a new round of financing of Magic Leap. The company hasn't disclosed...

Investors Poured a Record $2 Billion into VR/AR in 2017, But Early Stage Funding...

In 2017, venture funding of VR/AR companies reached at least $1.9B, ending slightly above 2016. The total number of companies raising venture capital during...

HTC Invests in 26 More AR/VR Startups in Vive X Accelerator

HTC today announced its third batch of AR/VR startups backed by the company's Vive X accelerator program. A total of 26 new companies from across...

Williams-Sonoma Acquires Outward for $112 Million to Expand 3D, AR, and VR Retail Visualization

Williams-Sonoma Inc has announced that an agreement has been reached to acquire Outward Inc for an all cash consideration of $112 million. Williams-Sonoma Inc is...

‘Pokémon Go’ Studio Niantic Completes $200M Funding Round

Niantic, the developer behind Pokémon Go and the upcoming Harry Potter AR game, announced they've taken on $200 million in their Series B investment round. As reported...

Magic Leap Raises Another $502 Million, Now Totalling Nearly $2 Billion in Funding

Rumors from back in September of Magic Leap raising a Series D investment were confirmed today as the company revealed an additional $502 million in venture...

Report: Magic Leap Raising Series D Investment, Could Value Company at $6–8 Billion

For a company that's showed almost no one what they're building, Magic Leap has been phenomenally successful at fundraising. The company has previously raised...

Walmart Focuses On Future of VR/AR at New Silicon Valley Tech Incubator

Wal-Mart Stores Inc, the big-box retail giant, is focusing on the future of VR and AR, along with other emergent technologies, with its newly...
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AR Specialist Zappar Nets $3.75m in Funding, Aims to “Democratize Augmented Reality”

Zappar, a London-based developer in the Augmented Reality space, is announcing the closing of its Series A funding round. The $3.75m investment will accelerate...

2016’s Record Breaking VR/AR Venture Funding Totals $1.8 Billion

With 2015 breaking previous records, industry observers entered 2016 wondering if VR/AR funding would be able to keep pace. Guest Article by Clifton Dawson Clifton is...

Lumus Packed a 55 Degree Field of View into Optics Less than 2mm Thick

At CES 2017, Lumus is demonstrating its latest waveguide optics which achieve a 55 degree field of view from optics less than 2mm thick,...

Lenovo and Kopin Form Joint Venture to Grow Enterprise AR Headset Market

Lenovo's own investment group and wearable displays manufacturer Kopin Corporation have formed a joint venture named Lenovo New Vision. The combination of Lenovo Capital and Incubator Group's...
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