European healthcare goes XR: Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed reality

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AR startup Blue Vision Labs lands $14.5 million led by GV

UK augmented reality company Blue Vision Labs has raised $14.5 million led by from GV, formerly known as Google Ventures. Accel, Horizons Ventures, and SV Angel also participated in the investment in the company, which has announced that it is officially coming out of stealth. It is developing an SDK for sharing AR experiences across […]

Finnish VR startup Varjo raises $6.7 million, announces several new partners

Finnish virtual reality startup Varjo has announced a new investment of $6.7 million from Tekes, Finland’s public agency for funding innovation projects. The round, announced today at Slush in Helsinki – accompanied by a live demo of its headsets in action – swiftly follows the company’s $8.2 million Series A round in September. Varjo also […]

Language learning startup busuu launches VR app with Oculus

Language learning app, busuu, has partnered with VR company Oculus to release virtual reality game The Hacienda. The game allows users learning Spanish at beginners’ level to practice and learn the language in a virtual environment where players interact with a family during a fiesta featuring different challenges for the player to pass using their […]

VR simulation builder Labster raises $10 million in Series A

Danish VR company Labster has raised $10 million. The Series A round was led by Balderton Capital with participation from Northzone and Unity Technologies founder David Helgason. Labster builds interactive virtual lab simulations for researchers, game developers, and the psychology field. Customers include MIT and Imperial College, which are building simulations to prepare for advanced […]