$1.8B AR/VR investment in LTM to Q3 2017
The latest report by Digi-Capital shows that Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality are still attracting significant investment, with "$1.8 billion invested across the 27 AR/VR investment sectors."
According to the Augmented/Virtual Report and Deals Database report released this week, Virtual and Augmented Reality companies have continued to attract significant investment, with $300 million raised in Q3 2017 .
Interestingly, the report details specific sector investment and shows that "across the 27 AR/VR investment sectors, tech took more than $4 of every $10 invested in the last 12 months. Games took more than $1 of every $10 raised, as did photo/video."
While early investments were necessarily focused on VR and AR hardware, games content continues to show prominent investment over the past year, as investors continue to see opportunities to capitalize on the need for entertaining content, especially within the Virtual Reality space.
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