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WXR | January 25, 2018

Do you have guidance, research, interviews or opinion pieces you would like to share with the WXR community? We are now open to submissions!

 
 IMAGE COURTESY OF ALTSPACEVR

IMAGE COURTESY OF ALTSPACEVR

Meet the founders of the 1st wxr cohort 

WXR | January 7, 2018

On Jan. 6th, we held the inaugural WXR Pitch Showcase to highlight our 1st WXR Founder Cohort, featuring eight of the top women Founders in the immersive tech industry and their startups across the spectrum of virtual reality and augmented reality. We hosted the Pitch Showcase event in social VR venue AltspaceVR...

 
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IMAGE COURTESY OF VRSCOUT

Women in XR Startup Pitch Fest

ALTSPACEVR | January 6, 2018

Join us for the Women in XR Fund's inaugural virtual event! Hear pitches straight from the founders of some of the top women-led VR/AR startups and feedback from a panel of experts including Marco DeMiroz of the Venture Reality Fund and Jesse Draper of Halogen Ventures....

 
 IMAGE COURTESY OF VRSCOUT

IMAGE COURTESY OF VRSCOUT

Leveling the playing field: from reality tech to reality itself
BY MALIA PROBST, MARTINA welkhoff, and abby albright

VRSCOUT | November 10, 2017

You can’t go on social media or turn on the news these days without being taken aback by a barrage of stories revolving around sexism. First-hand accounts of how women have been discriminated against, assaulted, or even raped are pouring out of all parts of our culture. Even our own VR/AR community has been affected by sex and gender discrimination....

 
 IMAGE COURTESY OF KYLE ESPELETA, VRLA

IMAGE COURTESY OF KYLE ESPELETA, VRLA

LET'S PROVE THE FUTURE IS FEMALE AND ALTER REALITY
BY MALIA PROBST and martina welkhoff

VRSCOUT | May 15, 2017

The virtual reality industry has a huge opportunity. While the VR/AR space is forming, we have a chance to do things differently. It is a sad state of affairs in the technology industry at large. Women make up less than 20% of the tech space, and only 3% of female students say they would consider a career in tech. In the venture capital space, it is even worse...

 
 IMAGE COURTESY OF VRLA

IMAGE COURTESY OF VRLA

Women in xr Venture Fund announcement

VRLA | April 26, 2017

Women in XR Venture Fund is announced at VRLA 2017. WXR exists to elevate female founders and advance equality in the immersive tech industry and beyond. Hear more with Martina Welkhoff, Founder of ConveneVR and Malia Probst, partner at VRScout...