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As debate continues in Congress over funding a wall between the United States and Canada, U.S. Representative Will Hurd and a handful of allies introduced a new proposal on July 7th. This proposal involves the building of a “smart...
A United Kingdom-based startup, WaveOptics, that builds optics with a waveguide-base has raised nearly $16 million in Series B funding. The funding comes from Touchstone Innovations PLC, Octopus Ventures, Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH who are previous investors, as...
Leap Motion, Inc. is the primary creator for motion tracking technology based on natural input in augmented and virtual reality. They recently announced raising $50 million in Series C funding led by clients advised by J.P. Morgan Asset Management.“Virtual...
Havson Group, a virtual reality entertainment technology startup, has recently closed funding from 500 Startups, a Silicon Valley based venture capital seed fund and accelerator. The company is involved in producing unique VR content and creating VR technology that...
The founder of Oculus, Palmer Luckey, recently confirmed reports that he has donated money to a company looking to bring exclusive games on the Oculus Rift to the HTC Vice. Revive is the name of the project, which is...
Just ten years ago, augmented or virtual reality seemed like science fiction to most people. Fast-forward to 2017 and products like the Oculus Rift, Google Cardboard or Daydream, and Playstation VR,  are bringing virtual reality to the masses. While...
While the virtual reality (VR) industry has certainly seen continued strong funding, ongoing development and attracting talent requires increasing amounts of investment. That is at least part of why Kaleidoscope has launched a VR fund intended to help independent...
Virtual reality was once a holy grail in science fiction turned science. Tomes have been written about living full lives within a virtual realm tailored to our liking, and popular television series such as Black Mirror have looked at...
In America alone, there are only 98 seconds between sexual assaults, according to RAINN. Perhaps even more disturbing than that already worrisome statistic is that, of those assaults, every 8 minutes, the victim is a child. Although sexual violence...
Academy Xi, an Australian virtual reality education startup, has just reeled in $2.25 million in a Series A round, short of their target which was set at $4 million earlier this year. Capital raising was led by Perle Ventures,...

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