GBR Market Watch – VR/AR Content Creators Need More Investment

Discussions with VR and AR companies revolve around three main topics: the tech, the markets and the money, but what about the content? There has been an aggressive amount of investment already plunked down for VR and AR-related hardware and technology, pouring billions into the VR/AR industry. In the last 12 months VR/AR industry had […]

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 […]

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 […]

VR Venture Capital Alliance Formed To Invest Up To $10B in VR

HTC, along with 28 venture investment companies have formed the VR Venture Capital Alliance. The purpose of the Virtual Reality Venture Capital Alliance (“VRVCA”) is to foster long-term growth in the VR industry through identifying, sharing and investing in the world’s most innovative & impactful VR technology and content companies. The Virtual Reality Venture Capital Alliance […]

Jaunt Raises $65 Million from Disney and Other Entertainment Investment Groups

New investors include The Walt Disney Company, Evolution Media Partners and China Media Capital. The addition of prominent global media and entertainment investors will enable Jaunt to scale up content creation and technology innovation for Virtual Reality Filmmaking Focused on cinematic virtual reality (VR) Jaunt announced a $65 million series C round of funding led by The […]