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This article helps provide funding data for part 1 of my annual review of the year in ed-tech

Among the major corporations invested in VR: Facebook, Pearson, Google, Samsung, Discovery.

Other VR companies: Owl VR (a startup founded by Queen’s Brian May), Model VR (a startup founded by Nolan Bushnell, co-founder of Chuck E. Cheese and Atari). Schell Games. MagicLeap.

Startups marketing themselves as offering VR for education: Nearpod, Lifeliqe, Immersive VR Education, Unimersiv, Alchemy VR, zSpace, Curlscope, Woofbert VR, EON Reality, ThingLink, MEL Science.

Investors in these startups: Arsenal Venture Partners, Cito Ventures, Clarence So, co.lab, Emerson Collective, Frontier Tech Ventures, GSV Acceleratio, Deborah Quazzo, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Krillion Ventures, Marc Benioff, NewSchools Venture Fund, Reach Capital, Jennifer Carolan, Reach Ventures, Sina Shekou, Sistema Venture Capital, StartX, Storm Ventures.

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Audrey Watters


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