VR social productivity app Bigscreen raises $3M in round led by Andreessen Horowitz

While there is much ink spilled over the hunt for #VR’s “killer app,” over the past year a number of social apps have emerged out of the #VR community that seek to highlight the unparalleled opportunities for collaboration offered by #VR. One of the first to balance the potential for… [Read More]

Summary… * Machine-Made

One of the first to balance the potential for fun and productivity is Bigscreen.
The company, which has achieved sizable popularity amongst early #VR users, has built a product around experiencing web content with others in a shared environment.
The startup announced today that it has raised $3 million in funding led by Andreessen Horowitz .
Their investment in OculusVR was followed by one of the first major exits for a #VR company when Facebook (another investment of theirs) purchased the company for $2 billion in early 2014.
The app currently boasts 150,000 users, an impressive number for the high-end #VR community it exists within.

Opinion… * Man-Made

When Andreessen Horowitz invests in a social #VR app, heads turn… could this be the killer solution? #Trend

Source: Techcrunch