AR Investment

Meta Forced to Furlough After Chinese Lead Backs Out of New Investment

Meta, makers of an AR headset dev kit, was close to raising a new round of funding before a Chinese lead investor backed out,...

Avegant Raises $12M Financing to Further Develop AR Display Tech

Avegant, the AR display company known for its Glyph head-mounted display, announced that the company has successfully closed a $12M Series AA financing, which...

Ubiquity6 Raises $27M Series B, Debuts Its First Public Multiuser AR Experience at SFMOMA

Ubiquity6, the AR startup that came out of stealth earlier this year, announced the successful completion of a $27 million Series B finance round....

Niantic Acquires Seismic to Help Create AR Games & Upcoming AR Platform

Seismic Games, the studio behind Google Daydream's Blade Runner: Revelations (2018), has been acquired by Niantic, the force behind popular location-based games Pokémon GO, Ingress, and the upcoming...

Beyeonics Raises $11.5M to Further Develop AR/VR Surgical Visualization Platform

Elbit Systems, an Israel-based defense company, recently announced that its medical technologies subsidiary Beyeonics Surgical successfully concluded its first funding round of $11.5 million,...

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...
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