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The guys from VRmeister just love Virtual Reality, next to that we are also a little bit Finance Geeks and love financiel news, market developments and numbers!

In this category we collect everything that has to to with the above topics (and everything we think we will have to drop here)

  • How much is Magic Leap worth today?
  • How many Rifts already been sold?
  • What is Googles long term take on VR?

You will read it here!


Virtual Reality for Global Brands 2016 – An Industry Shaping Event!

By | 2016-10-23T19:14:19+00:00 5 April 2016|Categories: Market developments, News, VR Business|

Virtual Reality for Global Brands 2016 is an industry leading event, helping marketers understand how immersive technology can be used for marketing, branding and customer engagement. Top CMOs and marketing directors from leading global brands that are early adopters of VR and augmented reality (AR) technologies will demonstrate how to integrate VR into your marketing

Google is working on VR HMD

By | 2016-10-23T19:14:30+00:00 9 February 2016|Categories: Market developments, News, VR Business|

Theres some pretty strong signals that Google is working on a new VR HMD. Financial Times is one of the media breaking the news based on various "insider sources" So looks like Google is about to shift into "Cardboard 2.0" mode soon? Not exactly, reports suggest that Google is actually working on a slightly more advanced

Magic Leap now worth a staggering $4.5B

By | 2016-10-23T19:14:32+00:00 2 February 2016|Categories: Market developments, News, VR Business|

Just over a month ago we reported that Magic Leap received a another round of funding setting the total valuation to $3.7B Today the company confirms to have succesfully raised another $800M, pushing the total potential fully (diluted post) valuation to $4.5B   Again, Alibaba, Google and Qualcomm were amongst the companies investing money in the

5 million Google Cardboards milestone

By | 2016-10-23T19:14:33+00:00 28 January 2016|Categories: Google Cardboard, Market developments, Mobile VR Goggles, News, VR Business|

It took Google just over 7 months to jump from 1 million to 5 million shipped Google Cardboards In June 2015 Google announced to have shipped over a million Cardboards, up from 500,000 in 2014 25 million VR apps have been downloaded since introduction of which 10 million in the past 2 months alone. A

Apple CEO Tim Cook on VR: “I don’t think it’s a niche"

By | 2016-10-23T19:14:33+00:00 27 January 2016|Categories: Market developments, News, VR Business|

Apple CEO Tim Cook shed a light on his view on VR and the possibilities it could go mainstream. In an investors conference call concerning the Q4 2015 results a question was raised. Tim Cook was asked if he thinks that VR is more a "Geeky Niche" thing or that it could go mainstream. “I don’t

Magic leap raises another massive $827M funding

By | 2016-10-23T19:14:45+00:00 10 December 2015|Categories: Market developments, News, VR Business|

Mysterious startup Magic Leap seems to have had another succesful round of funding raising a staggering $827M according to several sources. (ao.Forbes) Just some 2 months ago Magic Leap already collected $542M in a funding round which was led by Google with participation from (ao.) Qualcomm, KKR, Vulcan Capital This new round of funding would

VRGO chair passes Kickstarter goal

By | 2016-06-28T09:34:09+00:00 27 November 2015|Categories: Controllers & Haptics, Market developments, News, VR Business, VR Hardware|

UK based VRGo chair has past the 20.000 Kickstarter goal marker with 6 days left on the clock. 156 participants so far backed the Wireless controller that you will actually sit on to navigate through the VR landscape. Check out the VRGO chair company profile for more details. A stretched goal of 23.000 has been announced,

Figment VR passes Kickstarter goal in 7 days

By | 2016-10-23T19:14:54+00:00 25 November 2015|Categories: Market developments, Mobile VR Goggles, News, VR Business|

This one off course has the ultimate "Im the coolest dude around" factor straight from the box. ("Yes off course I'm carrying a VR headset around in my pocket") A VR headset that you just carry around in your pocket everywhere you go, simply because its your iPhone cover! Quantum Bakery: "The Figment" combines some