HTC Heading $100 Million VR Investment
HTC started accepting applications for Vive X, promising a $100 million global investment fund to accelerate VR with a focus on content development. The creator of the HTC Vive headset plans to offer support and office space to startups with accelerator programs in Taipei, Beijing and San Francisco. Applications are currently being accepted via a sheet that asks some probing questions, including how much money your startup is spending each month.
The Silicon Valley VR Conference kicks off this week amid a busy conference schedule that is followed by Google’s developer conference, I/O, May 18 to 20, gaming conference E3 from June 14 to 16, and graphics conference SIGGRAPH from July 24 to 28.