8% of VR/AR Venture Capital Deals Went to Startups With a Female CEO in 2017

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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 Shuts Down, Signaling Troubles Ahead for 360 Video

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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