Startups Weekly: Will the real unicorns please stand up?

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TaniGroup raises $10M to help Indonesia’s farmers grow. Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a newsletter published every Saturday that dives into the week’s noteworthy venture capital deals, funds and trends. Before I dive into this week’s topic, let’s catch up a bit.

WWF Partners With Oculus On VR Nature Documentary Series Shot In Cinematic 5.7k

VRScout

Narrated by Emmy Award winning actress Anna Friel, the three-part series guides users through the savannahs of Kenya in East Africa, the jungles of Borneo in Malaysia, and the vibrant coral reefs of Raja Ampat in Indonesia.

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Futuristic AR eSports Tournament Coming To USA

VRScout

The HADO eSports tournament first launched in 2016 exclusively in Japanese theme parks and malls, but has since managed to expand into countries including Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam. Your chance to go pro in energy dodgeball has finally arrived.

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Changi Airport Will Use AR Glasses To Speed Up Ground Handling

UploadVR

SATS is planning on fully rolling out the procedure by mid-2018 and eventually internationally to locations in both Indonesia and Hong Kong. Going to the airport is a hassle. It doesn’t matter where you’re going, which airline you’re using, or who you’re traveling with, there are always annoyances and issues along the way.

Scale Learning and Teaching for the Online Classroom

EON Reality

At EON Reality, we are working at lightning speed to help classrooms around the world transition safely and effectively to an online classroom. As we shift towards preparing for tomorrow it is now more important than ever to build resilience into our online classrooms.

These Five 360-Degree Nature Videos Showcase Planet Earth

UploadVR

Tour the Bird’s Head Seascape in Indonesia with Ronald Mambrasar and his son, Valen. Featured image: President Barack Obama watching a virtual reality film captured during his trip to Yosemite National Park in 2016. Going outside in winter can be…well, terrifying.

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Scale Learning and Teaching for the Online Classroom

EonReality

At EON Reality, we are working at lightning speed to help classrooms around the world transition safely and effectively to an online classroom. As we shift towards preparing for tomorrow it is now more important than ever to build resilience into our online classrooms.

Smart Nations Powered By Augmented Virtual Reality

EON Reality

Advances in Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality are reshaping the way we learn and interact with our world.

Ouverture des inscriptions à EON Entrepreneur School

EON Reality

Vous rêvez de créer les nouvelles applications en Réalité Virtuelle et Augmentée ? Saisissez cette opportunité avec EON ENTREPRENEUR SCHOOL.

TECHINNOVATION Singapore 2018

EON Reality

TECHINNOVATION , organized by IPI (Intellectual Property Intermediary), a non-profit organization established under Singapore’s Ministry of Trade and Industry, aims to bring together international and Singapore technology providers and seekers to explore technology and business collaboration opportunities through open innovation.

Farpoint: How Impulse Gear Made One Of VR’s Most Ambitious Shooters

UploadVR

A little closer to home, the blue glow of the Kawah Ijen volcano and lava streams in Indonesia.”. Farpoint, one of PlayStation VR’s most anticipated games, has just hit store shelves. You can read (and watch) our full review right here.

Now Recruiting: Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Enthusiasts of Dubai, UAE

EON Reality

EON Reality and EAIT (Emirates Advanced Investments Trading) have partnered to form EON Reality UAE LLC , an Interactive Digital Center (IDC) focused on vocational skills training and higher education utilizing Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality.

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Open House: Animation, Digital Art, and Computer Science Majors Invited to the Augmented & Virtual Reality Programme in Norway

EON Reality

Join the Open House March 22nd at Hamar Campus. Auditorium 3 Between 11:00 – 14:00. Augmented and Virtual Reality are some of the fastest growing sectors of our economy.

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The AVR Platform and Classroom 3.0 Showcased at EduTECH Asia 2018

EON Reality

At EduTECH Asia 2018 this week in Singapore, EON Reality spent two full days speaking, promoting, and demonstrating the latest updates to the AVR Platform to the thousands of education and technology professionals in attendance.

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EON Reality recognized as Top 100 Company Supporting Education Excellence by OCBJ and IPSF

EON Reality

EON Reality has been recognized by the Irvine Public Schools Foundation (IPSF) and Orange County Business Journal (OCBJ) as one of the Top 100 Companies Supporting Education Excellence.

Virtual Reality Training Academy and Development Lab at Lehman College (CUNY): Now Recruiting!

EON Reality

Augmented and Virtual Reality are some of the fastest growing sectors of our economy. These technologies are spreading far beyond the gaming world and into business and education, where its being used to train employees and better educate students.

Manchester’s VR Innovation Academy – Apply To Learn

EON Reality

Budding coder? Immersed in the latest engines? Obsessed with great 3D design? The Academy. It’s not too late to apply – the Academy team is still accepting applications for the 2017-2018 (starting on 4th September) term. Prospective students so far have arrived from across Europe as well as the UK North region – all you need is this link , a cover letter and your latest CV. Welcoming.

Upcoming Open House & Recruitment Series for Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Course at Eastern Iowa Community College (EICC)

EON Reality

Augmented and Virtual Reality are some of the fastest growing sectors of our economy. These technologies are spreading far beyond the gaming world and into business and education, where its being used to train employees and better educate students.

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Applications Open: Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Course in Duncanville, Texas Starts This Summer!

EON Reality

Augmented and Virtual Reality are some of the fastest growing sectors of our economy. These technologies are spreading far beyond the gaming world and into business and education, where its being used to train employees and better educate students.

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Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Design & Development Course at Oral Roberts University to Open January 2017

EON Reality

Augmented and Virtual Reality are some of the fastest growing sectors of our economy. These technologies are spreading far beyond the gaming world and into business and education, where its being used to train employees and better educate students.

How I use CoSpaces to help students create their dreams

Hypergrid Business

Schools from Australia, Indonesia, Russia, Canada, New Zealand, Kentucky, Delaware, and our school all participated.

Uber’s Competitor Didi Chuxing Rauses $4B more for AI

VRWorld

The acquisition meant that Uber was actually forced to make an exit from the Chinese market.While Didi has invested in other ride-sharing platforms including GrabTaxi Holdings Pte, which operates in Thailand, Indonesia and other Southeast Asian countries, it has primarily focused on the domestic market until beginning this year to ramp up its presence elsewhere.

This Degree Will Actually Land You a Job and Prepare You for the Future

EON Reality

For some Entrepreneur School Alumni , after working an extensive eleven months to pursue a dream it’s time to relax. For others, it means it’s time to pursue their dreams by starting their career in the Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality industry.

Hands On: VR PARK-V3 Google Cardboard Headset

VRWorld

While the west seems to be slowing the pace of adoption ahead of content frenzy coming next year, China and Taiwan seem to be the birthplaces of VR boom which is spreading like wildfire not just in their domestic markets, but also in countries like Indonesia.

Creating a Dialogue Between Innovators and Educators, with VirtualiTeach’s Steve Bambury

XR for Business Podcast

So the biggest education event in the Middle East is an event called GESS Dubai, which -- as you can guess -- is a global brand now, they've got events in South America, in Indonesia. Using VR in the classroom is a no-brainer. It’s immersive tech, and can teach kids in new, innovative ways. But if the people developing the technology don’t understand how kids’ brains learn, it’s not going to take, no matter how innovative.

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Who is Trying to Make Key App for VR?

VRWorld

There’s also a category of “on-rails” travel documentaries, such as Valen’s Reef , which tells the story of conservationists in Indonesia.

How Hollywood and Razer Are Shaping the Future of VR?

VRWorld

However, gaming scene has never been stronger and most of all – the fastest growing markets such as China, Indonesia, India and several progressive countries in Africa – PC and mobile are dominating, where consoles do not even qualify for ‘also runs’ The gaming industry might thing VR is a passing thing, but when it comes to players with serious money, they do not agree.

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Take a Meditative VR Journey + 16 More VR Demos

Leapmotion

Labtek Indie is an R&D and dsign Company from Bandung, Indonesia. Want to float through an alternate dimension, fly an airplane, or just shoot some hoops? Check out these 17 3D Jam VR demos that will take you to new worlds. Adit Rush.