ROUNDTABLE: Where’s the Money for VR?

ROUNDTABLE is a new column where we bring together thought-leaders and innovators to discuss business, tech and development topics. For our first ROUNDTABLE – Where’s the Money for VR? we were inspired to continue the discussion from a panel I moderated back at GamesBeat LA in August, Monetizing VR. As a follow up, GBR asked several CEOs […]

InstaVR Inc Raises $2 Million Series A for Interactive Virtual Reality Apps Market

Smithsonian American Art Museum, AECOM, and transcosmos among the first companies to leverage the web-based VR authoring and publishing platform for 360-degree VR experiences InstaVR Inc, a virtual reality (VR) authoring, publishing, and analysis company, announced the close of a $2 million series A round of equity funding, led by The Venture Reality Fund (The […]

Razer Launches zVentures a $30 Million fund for startups in IOT, VR, Robotics, Games and Big Data

Leading brand for gamers opens coffers at the leading edge of IoT, big data, VR, robotics, Android gaming and more; opens doors to operational resources, distribution channels and partner network Razer has announced the establishment of zVentures, a dedicated arm of Razer Inc. that will identify investment and funding opportunities with innovative new businesses and […]

Bitmovin raises $10.3m in Series A round led by Atomico for VR and 360 Video

This latest round of funding will accelerate development of the company’s video infrastructure for the Web, an API-driven SaaS for developers to create Netflix-grade video platforms. Bitmovin, the provider of video infrastructure for the web and Y Combinator alumnus (S15), has completed a $10.3 million Series A round led by Atomico. The funds will be […]

Razer Sponsors New OSVR Developer $5 Million Fund – 15 New VR Games From Hundreds Of Submissions

At IFA in Berlin this week Razer, co-founders of Open Source Virtual Reality (OSVR), the largest open source virtual reality consortium in the world announced 15 new games slated for release into the OSVR ecosystem. The titles were chosen from among several hundred proposals submitted by applicants seeking consideration from the recently announced OSVR Developer Fund. […]