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China’s Jiangxi Province Promises to Invest $460 Million in AR/VR

Aiming to become a hub for AR and VR development, the government of China's Jiangxi province says it plans to raise funds totalling $460...
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Spatial Raises $8 Million Seed Investment for AR/VR Collaboration Platform

After two years in stealth, Spatial today announced an $8 million seed investment to build out its AR/VR collaboration platform. Spatial is building an immersive...

Jaunt Acquires Personify’s Volumetric Capture Tech & Talent to Build Out XR Platform

Jaunt was once a cinematic VR company which produced high-quality 360 video, and to boot even a professional-grade 360 camera dubbed NEO. Taking a...

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...
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