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MIT is Launches Accelerator for Virtual Reality Start-ups

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If there was any doubt left that the VR Tech ecosystem is maturing nicely, we need look no further than the huge number of accelerators, incubators, co-working spaces and university courses that have cropped up like mushrooms over the past few months.

The number of dedicated #VR accelerators cropping up shows how the ecosystem maturing Click To Tweet

Among these new VR-focused accelerators entering the race to harness the emerging enthusiasm and talent for building virtual worlds are Vive X (HTC Vive’s own program), Samsung NEXT, our own Upload Collective, and the SXSW Accelerator, but even the illustrious MIT has now thrown its hat into the ring.

MIT's accelerator offers $20,000 and mentoring to start-ups exploring technologies like VR Click To Tweet

You can find out more about their Play Labs initiative – which is offering mentorship and $20,000 to launch ideas around “Playful Technologies” such as AR/VR/MR – in this UploadVR article

 

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