The following two graphs summarize the rounds of funding going into the Virtual Reality space. Please note these graphics are made using data through July 2017.
The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. From 2006 to 2016, the overall sector funding peaked in 2014, plateaued in 2015, and peaked again with a much bigger magnitude in 2016. Earlier stage funding rounds (Series A, B, and C) made up most of the funding amount.
The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by round. We’ve seen a general upward trend which peaked in 2015 and plateaued thereafter. Earlier stage deals (Seed and Series A) have seen the largest growth in the number of funding events.
We are currently tracking 703 Virtual Reality companies in 13 categories across 49 countries, with a total of $6.6 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Virtual Reality market report.