UK startup Poplar scores $2.1 million to capitalise on AR momentum

UK startup Poplar, which provides a platform meant to significantly lower the bar for the production of 3D and AR campaigns, has secured $2.1 million in seed funding to boost growth. The round was led by Fuel Ventures, and joined by Haatch Ventures, Ascension Ventures and Super Ventures. The fledgling company was founded, and incubated […]

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 […]