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Digi-Capital: VR/AR firms raise US$2.5bn this year

Virtual and augmented reality startups have raised US$2.5 billion (€2.09 billion) so far this year, equaling the record for AR/VR investment in a single 12 month period more than a month before the end of 2017. This is according to Digi-Capital’s Augmented / Virtual Reality Report and Deals Database, which claims that, by sector, a […]

VR and AR investments reach US$2 billion in past year

Deal makers in the virtual and augmented reality space invested US$2 billion across 27 sectors in the past year, according to new research. Digi-Capital’s latest AR and VR report claimed that US$800 million had been invested in Q2 2017 after a “quieter first quarter”. “While investment hasn’t hit the record peak of Q1 2016 (when […]

AR and VR investments reach US$2.3bn

The amount of money invested last year in virtual and augmented reality companies more than tripled compared to 2015, according to new research. Digi-Capital’s new ‘Augmented/Virtual Reality Report and Deals Database’ said that venture capitalists and corporate investors put US$2.3 billion into AR and VR startups in 2016, compared to some US$700m in 2015. AR […]

AR to be ‘primary driver’ of VR/AR market by 2021

Mobile augmented reality (AR) could be the primary driver of the US$108 billion (€101 billion) virtual reality (VR) and AR market by 2021, according to new research. Digi-Capital’s new Augmented/Virtual Reality Report 2017 claims that by 2021, AR will account for US$83 billion of the combined market and VR US$25 billion. According to the research, […]

VR and AR investment reaches US$686m in 2015

Augmented and Virtual Reality deals accounted for US$686 million of investments in 2015, according to new research. The Digi-Capital report said there has now been six straight quarters of AR and VR investment growth with US$250 million invested in Q4 2015 alone – a nearly six-fold increase on the rate of investment in mid-2014. The study claims that […]