VR Investment

HTC & Shenzhen Government Team Up for $160 Million Investment Fund

Between HTC's Vive X accelerator and the VRVCA investor consortium that it heads, the company is already very active in the VR investment space....

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...

VR Design Tool ‘Gravity Sketch’ Raises $1.7 Million With Participation from Wacom

Gravity Sketch, a concepting & design tool made for VR, has raised $1.7 million in venture capital. Gravity Sketch, which allows VR users to quickly and easily...

Social VR Sports Viewing Platform livelike Raises $9.6 Million

Social VR sports viewing startup livelike has announced a Series B investment of $9.6 million. Livelike is building a social sports viewing platform for VR...

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...

Vreal Closes $11.7 Million Series A Funding, Chet Faliszek Signs on to Board of...

Vreal, a VR livestreaming and social broadcast platform, today announced the closure of a $11.7 million Series A funding round led by Axioma Ventures, along with...

Walmart’s Tech Incubator Store No. 8 Acquires VR Startup Spatialand

Wal-Mart, the big-box retail giant, unveiled its Store No. 8 tech startup incubator last year with the aim of researching and investing in emergent tech...

Positron Closes $1.4 Seed Funding to Develop Next Gen of Its VR Motion Chair

Positron, a Los Angeles-based VR technology studio, announced at Sundance that it closed a $1.4 million seed funding deal to further develop the next generation...

Oculus-funded VR Experience ‘SPHERES’ Sold at Sundance in “Seven-Figure Deal”

SPHERES, a three-chapter space experience from Darren Aronofsky’s Protozoa Pictures, was just bought by VR finance and distribution firm CityLights in what Variety describes as a...

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...

SyncThink Closes $3.5 Million Series A Funding to Further Develop VR-based Concussion Detection

SyncThink, a Berkeley-based eye-tracking and brain firm, announced the closing of a $3.5 million Series A-1 funding round led by Quadrant Management. The company expects to...

NGCodec Closes $8M Series A Investment, Aiming to Make Low Latency Cloud-based VR a...

NGCodec, a cloud video processing company creating low latency codecs for video and interactive VR, announced the closure of an $8 million Series A funding...

Go Touch VR Raises $1 Million for Haptic VR Tech, Shows off DK1 Design

Go Touch VR, which is developing a simple haptic device that's surprisingly effective, has raised €837,000 (approx. $1 million) in venture capital for ongoing...

Pimax Completes $15M Series A Funding Round

Pimax, the Shanghai-based VR headset manufacturer known for their upcoming wide field of view headset Pimax '8K', have raised nearly $15 million in their...

Varjo Secures $6.7M Investment, First Batch of “Human Eye-Resolution” VR Prototypes Shipping to Partners...

At Slush 2017, Helsinki-based Varjo Technologies today announced an additional investment of $6.7 million from the Finnish business development group Tekes to continue development on their "human...
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