- 500, The Virtual World is Calling: 16 Predictions for the (Near) Future of VR (29 August, 2016)
According to the venture capital database and angel investment database CBInsights, VR and AR start-ups have already raised over $1.3 billion in funding since the beginning of the year, which translates to a 85% growth compared to 2015. What makes these technologies so attractive to investors is their unique capability to offer users a truly immersive and interactive experience. From real estate to healthcare and education — VR is increasingly being used to offer immersive experiences in a whole range of industries. Edith Young of 500 list 16 under-the-radar uses of VR.