Venture Investing in Virtual Reality – Q1 2017

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The following graphs highlight venture investing trends into the Virtual Reality (VR) sector. The graphics include data through March 2017.

Virtual Reality Venture Investing Q1 2017

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each VR category to the number of companies in the category. The Virtual Augmented Reality category takes the lead in total funding at around $1.9B. The Virtual Environment Content category leads in company count, with around 260 startups.

Virtual Reality Average Funding by Category Q1 2017

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each VR category. The Virtual Augmented Reality category leads the sector with just under $50M in average funding per company, followed by the VR Enabling Software and VR Consumption Hardware categories.

We are currently tracking 660 VR companies in 13 categories across 48 countries, with a total of $4.7B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Virtual Reality market report.

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