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 […]

Pokemon Go creator Niantic raises US$200m

Niantic, the augmented reality (AR) gaming company behind Pokemon Go, has raised US$200 million in funding. The news, which was reported first by the Wall Street Journal, comes in the same month that Niantic announced it has partnered with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and WB Games San Francisco’s development team to create Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. […]