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SXSW 2019 Events Featuring Women in Spatial Computing

WXR | February 21st, 2019

Are you heading to Austin, Texas for South By Southwest? Come say hi to the WXR Fund crew! And check out our WXR @ SXSW list of some stellar women giving talks on VR, AR, and AI.

 
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WXR 2nd Cohort of top XR Female Founders

WXR | January 17th, 2019

Female Founders take a look back at their successes and growth over the past year to share with you-- our greater WXR community.

 
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FROM ZERO TO ONE: FINDING PRODUCT/MARKET FIT

WXR | November 11th, 2018

What exactly is product/market fit, and how do you know when you’ve found it? Three experts to share their wisdom on what exactly product/market fit looks like, the tools and strategies to achieve it.

 
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CELEBRATE WOMEN IN XR AND EXPLORE IMMERSIVE TECH (VR/AR)

WXR | October 11th, 2018

Allies participate in a lively and inclusive environment— with everyone learning more about virtual reality and augmented reality, together.

 
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How to Pull Off a Successful Pivot

WXR | October 3rd, 2018

Our WXR team recently hosted a virtual seminar for our current cohort of founders. Featuring three seasoned entrepreneurs who discussed the ins and outs of pivoting a business, the internal event produced some advice that we want to share with you, the WXR community!

 
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The New VC / Entrepreneur relationship

WXR | September 2nd, 2018

Current trends in VC: how capital is competing with capital and why VCs must work to differentiate themselves. Founders have a lot of options to raise capital these days. What does this mean? Capital is competing with capital and investors must work to differentiate themselves.

 

WXR's XR Inclusion Track at AWE 2018

WXR | April 29, 2018

The WXR Fund partners with the Augmented World Expo (AWE) to host 2nd WXR Pitch Showcase and launch 2nd WXR Cohort featuring Top XR Female Founders.

 
Women in XR News

we want to hear your voice. write for the women in xr blog.

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!

 
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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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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....

 
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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....

 
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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...

 
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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...