The Reverse Pitch: Sure Valley Ventures

“We see it as our responsibility to encourage female founders, and founders from other minority groups, to feel confident enough to reach out to us, and other investors, to access the tools they need to level the playing field and build a more equitable tomorrow.” — Isabelle O’Keeffe, Principal at Sure Valley Ventures Sure Valley […]

British AR optics startup WaveOptics raises £20 million

The UK-founded startup WaveOptics that designs and manufactures diffractive waveguides for AR wearables has raised £20 million in a funding round led by Octopus Ventures, with participation from IP Group, Robert Bosch Venture Capital, Gobi Partners, Goertek, and Optimas Capital Partners. Founded in 2014 in Abingdon, WaveOptics is offering a way to make the optical […]

UK-based AR/VR advertising startup Admix raises $2.1 million

London-founded startup Admix has landed $2.1 million in funding for its advertising platform for AR and VR applications. The round was led by Speedinvest, with participation from Suir Valley, Force over Mass, and Founders Factory. Admix markets itself as a monetisation platform for AR/VR developers that allows placing what it calls non-intrusive programmatic ads (see […]