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Developer Conversations: Funding Insights from 3Data

Reading Time: 3 minutes Securing funding for XR projects remains a key challenge for developers around the world. We recently shared best practices and general tips from HTC vice president, Pearly Chen, and from Keita Funakawa, COO of Nanome. In the spirit of collaboration and insights sharing, we went straight to the source to continue this important conversation. We sat […]

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Developer Conversations: Funding Insights from Nanome

Reading Time: 4 minutes For game developers to those building enterprise applications, finding investors to back any VR project can be a real challenge. We recently shared best practices and general tips from HTC vice president, Pearly Chen, who works closely with the developer community through VIVE X and Viveport. In this ongoing developer series, we’re highlighting voices from […]

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How European XR companies can pitch VIVE X Europe

Reading Time: 2 minutes We’ve simplified how European XR companies can pitch VIVE X Europe during COVID-19 Despite the challenges this year, the VR industry has continued to create and innovate, and Vive X has been a key part of that. Recently we were excited to announce our investment in French startup Emissive, who are developing the Exponential platform […]

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The Million Dollar Developer Question: How Do I Get Funding?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Earlier this year, we shared key findings from our annual developer survey, covering a range of topics from the biggest changes the industry’s seen over the last year to the segments most primed for growth. Developers also shared their personal challenges creating and scaling new VR content, and while each story was unique, the single issue of funding was […]

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VIVE X Doubles Returns on XR Investments

Reading Time: 4 minutes VIVE X, HTC VIVE’s early-stage investment program, continues to aggressively lead investments in the virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) space, announcing today that it has nearly doubled the value of its investments over the last four years. Founded in 2016, VIVE X is the most active investor in the VR/AR market, with more than 100 […]

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How Two VIVE X Companies are Helping Students and Researchers Learn Remotely

Reading Time: 7 minutes Due to the immersive and interactive nature of the technology, VR is becoming a valuable supplement to traditional pedagogy methods in and out of the classroom. With classrooms being switched for living rooms right now, VR is offering an engaging and immersive way for students and teachers to keep up with their studies. We talked […]

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HTC VIVE X Company, Mindesk, Joins ASX Listed Vection Technologies LTD (ASX:VR1)

Reading Time: 2 minutes Following the graduation from VIVE X, HTC VIVE’s global VR/AR accelerator, Mindesk has been acquired by ASX listed Vection Technologies Ltd (ASX:VR1). HTC Vive will join Vection Technologies as an institutional shareholder supporting the combined group as they accelerate in their strategy towards market dominance across real-time technologies. “We are grateful to have had the […]

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17 startups to debut during upcoming VIVE X Demo Days

Reading Time: 4 minutes VIVE X, HTC VIVE™’s global XR accelerator, is set to showcase the graduating class of startups from the program’s most recent portfolio. Held during four separate events in Beijing, Tokyo, London and San Francisco, eighteen companies from over six countries will present and exhibit their innovations to investors, press and potential business partners. This year’s […]

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VIVE X company, Mindesk, secures $900k to bring CAD designers into Virtual Reality

Reading Time: 5 minutes Following the graduation from VIVE X, HTC VIVE’s global VR/AR accelerator, Mindesk has moved its HQ to San Francisco and will continue to develop VR software in Italy and the US. The company secured $900k seed round from HTC VIVE, Barcamper Ventures, A11 Venture and Invitalia Ventures. “We’re excited to see the success and progress […]

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HTC VIVE Announces Fourth Batch of Companies Selected for Vive X Accelerator Program

Reading Time: 4 minutes VIVE X, HTC VIVE’s global AR/VR accelerator, today announced the next group of companies selected to join the prominent program. Eighteen new start-ups from across the world will join Vive X programs in the San Francisco, London, Taipei, Shenzhen, Beijing, and Tel Aviv offices. Vive X has proven to be one of the most consistent […]

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HTC VIVE Raises The Bar For Premium VR With New VIVE PRO Upgrade And Wireless VIVE Adaptor

Reading Time: 4 minutes New Hardware Raises the Bar for High-End VR Market, While All-New Viveport VR and Vive Video Dramatically Improves the way You Browse, Discover and Acquire VR Content. Today in Las Vegas, HTC VIVE™, the leader in room-scale Virtual Reality (VR) announced new hardware upgrades that deliver premium VR experiences to consumers and enterprises with the […]