INVESTING IN VR/AR FOR ENTERTAINMENT & GAMES
In 2015 investors poured over $602 million into 119 Virtual Reality (VR) deals around the world and more consumer products hit the market this year. 2016 was described by Juniper Research as virtual reality’s watershed year giving investors the opportunity to invest in the rise of VR in both the public and private markets. This panel will discuss the opportunities and risks in investing in this massive new market for entertainment and games.
T. Hale Boggs, Partner, Corporate/Finance, Capital Markets and Venture Capital, Manatt
Tim Chang, Managing Director, Mayfield Fund
Matthew Wang, Managing Director, Evercore
Bryan Biniak, Entrepreneur-In-Residence, Nokia Growth Partners
Jeremy Welt, President, Invisible Robot
Moderator: Joost van Dreunen, Co-Founder & CEO, SuperData Research