VentureBeat launches Tilted Trivia game for Twitch esports fans

Sports Gaming
JPY ¥1,200,000,000 Venture capital (Series B)

Japan hiking app provider gets Series B

The Bridge

Yamap, mountaineers community app from Japan, secures $11M in series B round

Funding Asia
$20,000,000 ICO
VentureBeat raises $20 million in ICO presale to improve esports streaming


HTC Vive Focus gets an 8K VR video player from Visbit

Virtual Reality

Check out these 3 AR/VR companies getting investors' attention

Funding Virtual Reality Apps & Services
$9,800,000 Venture capital (Series A)
UploadVR , TechCrunch , PE Hub

eSports VR Broadcaster Nets $9.8 Million In Investments


VR Startup Visbit Adds Support for Game Site Unity, and a Web Player

Virtual Reality
SiliconANGLE Media

Visbit opens all-in-one VR streaming platform to developers - SiliconANGLE

Virtual Reality Websites Software development
$4,500,000 Venture capital (Series A)

Upload VR startup raised $4.5 million Series A from Colopl, General Catalyst last year

Ars Technica

UploadVR set up “kink room” at the office, says ex-employee in lawsuit

Legal Employment
TechCrunch , The Verge , Business Insider

UploadVR sued over ‘rampant’ sexual behavior in the workplace and wrongful termination

Legal Diversity
Virtual Reality Tech News

Visbit open beta allows 4K resolution 360 videos streaming over wi-fi

Video streaming Virtual Reality
VentureBeat , SiliconANGLE Media

Visbit moves into open beta and reveals new virtual reality live streaming service

Video streaming Virtual Reality
$3,200,000 Seed fund
Xconomy , VentureBeat , FinSMEs

Visbit Raises $3.2M Seed Round To Smooth Choppy VR Streaming

Virtual Reality Funding
$6,200,000 Seed fund
TechCrunch , VentureBeat is a VR Twitch for your favorite eSports titles

Virtual Reality Sports
$1,500,000 Venture capital (Series A)
The Bridge , VentureBeat

Japan's Yamap raises $1.5M series A funding to develop gamified experiences for hikers

@ruskin147 via VentureBeat

Robert Scoble leaving Rackspace for UploadVR to explore augmented and virtual reality

Virtual Reality Technology
$8,000,000 Venture capital (Series B)
TechCrunch , The Bridge

Website UI Design Marketplace And Optimization Platform Kaizen Raises $8M

Funding Apps & Services
$1,250,000 Seed fund
UploadVR , VentureBeat

UploadVR Raises $1.25 Million Led by Shanda Group