Award winning virtual reality film company Felix & Paul StudiosÂ receivedÂ a $6.8 million investment led by Comcast Ventures,Â the company announced this week. Felix & Paul Studios said it will use the money toÂ double its size and triple its content and production over the next year, founderÂ Paul Raphael told the LA Times.
SEATTLEÂ –Â HTC Corp., a pioneer in innovative, smart technologies, today announced it is launching Vive X, a global accelerator program targeted at start-ups operating in the virtual reality space. With a $100 million investment fund led by HTC, the program is designed toÂ help cultivate, foster and grow the global virtual reality
Women account forÂ only seven percent of all the active and participating investing partners in the top hundred venture firms globally, according to a report released this week. And onlyÂ 38 percent of the top hundred venture firms have any female investment partners at all –Â 28 percent of the firms have
When it comes to investing in early-stage companies, you’re either “friends and family,” an angel investor accredited with the Securities and Exchange Commission, or a venture capitalist. In the past, average people have been shut out of the process because such investments, while potentially extremely lucrative, are also extremely risky.
New Zealand-based virtual reality startup 8iÂ has received $20 million fromÂ Samsung and otherÂ investorsÂ toÂ enable virtual reality users to immersively engage with realistic 3D video captures, or holograms, of people. “Wellington is the perfect place to scale this company,” 8iÂ CEO and co-founder Linc GaskingÂ said in a statement. “There are so many world leaders
Press release: Emergent VR Raises $2.2 Million To Build The First Mobile Experience Sharing Platform San Francisco, California – Emergent VR announced it has raised $2.2 million in funding from Accel Partners, Google Ventures, and Rothenberg Ventures to build the first mobile platform for capturing and sharing moments using virtual
Thousands of real estate agents already using the technology to create virtual property tours seen by over a million people a month MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA â€“ Matterport, a leader in computer vision technology and immersive media, announced that it has raised a $30M Series C financing led by Qualcomm Incorporated,