The continued political tensions between the US and Chinese administrations over the last few weeks has begun to exercise a visible influence on the emerging augmented reality hardware market. Hardware startup Meta announced last week that an incipient investment led by a Chinese equity firm was suddenly revoked under pressure from the Chinese government. Officials cited specifically the latest round … Read More
SAN FRANCISCO (March 13, 2018) — Greenlight Insights, the global leader in market intelligence for the virtual and augmented reality industry, released a new report today detailing the state of venture funding for woman-led XR companies. The report was co-authored with the WXR Venture Fund, a venture capital fund that promotes equal gender representation among VR/AR/XR startups. 2017 was another … Read More
Vrideo announced November 21 that it is shuttering its 360 video aggregation website and app, which had more than 700,000 installs. The ambitious site raised an initial funding round of $2 million in early 2015 from investors including Machinima co-founder Allen DeBevoise, Betaworks and Lerer Hippeau Ventures. Vrideo was apparently unable to raise any additional funding since, and simply ran out of … Read More
What might Microsoft HoloLens do for the future of sports viewing? What will Magic Leap do with its new massive funding round? Those are a few questions we answer in the Greenlight Report newsletter. Click the image below to read the full issue.