Virtual Reality Average Funding Peaked in Recent Years

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For this quarter's funding analysis, let's examine how average funding in the virtual reality (VR) sector is evolving. The graphic below shows the VR average funding across all deals over time by quarter.

Virtual Reality Average Funding Deal Size

As the graphic demonstrates, virtual reality average funding deal size in Q1 2019 was at $25M, which decreased by 22% from the $32M in the same quarter last year. The average funding deal size has experienced healthy growth, with the average funding last quarter around 4 times larger than it was 5 years ago. The top three funding events in Q1 2019 include a $245M round into Niantic, a $68M round into Sandbox VR, and a $58M round into Mojo Vision.

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Virtual Reality Sector Overview - Q1 2019

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This blog post examines the different components of the virtual reality (VR) ecosystem. We will illustrate what the categories of innovation are and which categories have the most companies. We will also compare the categories in terms of their funding and maturity.

Virtual Environment Content Is The Largest Virtual Reality Category

Let’s start off by looking at the Sector Map. We have classified 760 VR startups into 13 categories. They have raised $12B from 1097 investors. The Sector Map highlights the number of companies in each category. It also shows a random sampling of companies in each category.

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We see that Virtual Environment Content is the largest category with 283 companies. These companies create or present computer-generated spatial simulations for the user to experience. Such environments include virtual reality video games, learning platforms, and socializing platforms. Some example companies are VRstudios, Survios, VREAL, and Reality Reflection.

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Virtual Reality Report Highlights – Q1 2019

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Here is our Q1 2019 summary report on the virtual reality startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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Virtual Reality Funding Over Time

Virtual Reality Funding By Category

Virtual Reality Investors Over Time

Virtual Reality Exits Over Time

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Augmented Reality Leads Virtual Reality In Number of Investors

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The virtual reality (VR) industry has seen 1082 investors and $11.4B total all time funding. Let's analyze which VR categories have the most number of investors actively financing the startups. The graphic below highlights VR categories based on the number of investors in each category.

Virtual Reality Investors By Category

As the graphic demonstrates, Augmented Reality has the highest number of investors at 346, with Environment Content right behind at 320. Augmented Reality companies superimpose a computer-generated environment on the real world. Environment Content companies create or present computer-generated spatial simulations for the user to experience. In addition, the average number of investors across all virtual reality categories is 163. 

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Virtual Reality Sector Overview - Q1 2018

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The virtual reality (VR) sector has seen a lot of buzz in the news lately. Its applications can be observed in all industries from health to entertainment to real estate. In addition, we’ve analyzed that its funding and exit momentum has experienced significant growth in recent years.

We will now take a closer look at the different components of the VR sector and how they make up this startup ecosystem. We have classified the companies into 13 categories. This blog post will illustrate what these categories are and which categories have the most companies. We will also compare the categories with one another in terms of their funding and maturity.

Virtual Environment Content Is the Largest VR Category

Let’s start off by looking at the Sector Map for the VR sector. We have classified 750 virtual reality startups into 13 categories that have raised $10 billion. The Sector Map highlights the number of companies in each category. It also shows a random sampling of companies...

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Virtual Reality Startup Highlights  – Q1 2018

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Here is our Q1 2018 summary report on the virtual reality startup sector. The following report includes an overview, recent activity, and a category deep dive.

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Virtual Reality Category Funding Quartiles

Augmented Reality Funding Amounts

Augmented Reality Companies with Largest Funding Amounts

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