Against Gravity is building a VR world that won’t stop growing

The quest to create a social auditorium in virtual reality has eaten many VC dollars over the years. While plenty of contenders have emerged, it’s likely Against Gravity’s Rec Room that has been the most creative in its approach to capturing a niche market while plotting how to build a sustainable business based on users […]


13 Jun, 2019TECHCRUNCH.COM

Against Gravity is building a VR world that won’t stop growing | BEAM

The quest to create a social auditorium in virtual reality has eaten many VC dollars over the years. While plenty of contenders have emerged, it’s likely Against Gravity’s href="https://rec.net/"> Rec Room that has been the most creative in its approach to capturing a niche market while plotting how to build a sustainable business based on users in VR headsets talking to one another.

The Seattle startup has told TechCrunch exclusively that it has bagged $24 million over two rounds of funding. The studio’s Series A was led by Sequoia and their Series B, which just recently closed, was led by Index Ventures. Against Gravity has a bevy of top investors that also participated in the rounds including First Round Capital, Maveron, Anorak Ventures, Acequia Capital, Betaworks and DAG Ventures....

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