Virtual Reality

Unlock the full potential of the VR world by staying informed on emerging trends, navigating challenges, and investing in innovative solutions to drive industry growth.

Exploring new dimensions with the power of VR technology

The virtual reality (VR) industry is witnessing remarkable growth, spurred by advancements in hardware, software, and content creation. This immersive technology is revolutionizing the way people interact with digital environments, offering unprecedented experiences in gaming, education, training, and entertainment. Although the VR industry faces challenges such as user adoption rates and hardware limitations, ongoing innovations in haptic feedback, display technology, and content development are poised to drive the industry forward, unlocking new opportunities for disruption and growth. At Waveup, we discover such untapped opportunities in emerging and high-growth industries, including virtual reality, and leverage market intelligence to help our clients identify and build actionable blueprints for growth. With deep industry analytics at the core of our services, we provide end-to-end support in designing and executing growth projects – from fundraising to M&A scouting and new market entry strategies. Whether you’re just looking for industry insights or interested in tailored support, we’re here to help you navigate the modern Virtual Reality landscape with confidence.

By 2025, it’s anticipated that 43 million+ VR devices will be shipped globally.


23 million new jobs will be created utilizing VR by the end of the decade.

Fueled by immersive gaming, enhanced workplace integrations, and transformative learning

64% of users claim VR is the most exciting application is in the realm of gaming.


Workplace injuries could be slashed by 43% through the adoption of VR in professional settings.


Of students would like to study a VR course, demonstrating the potential for VR in education.


VR startups raised $460M of Venture Capital in 2022

With the largest deals going to:

  • Gaming VR
  • E-commerce VR
  • Entertainment VR
  • Real Estate VR

Leading VR investors we worked with:

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The challenges of VR startups

Navigating the dynamic terrain of the VR industry requires agility, making startups grapple with distinct complexities when pursuing venture capital funding and driving growth.

Evaluating business performance

Making headway in a fast-growing VR industry can be a daunting task. The unavailability of established baselines and the ambiguity linked with appropriate metrics can make a business evaluation and its presentation to investors a convoluted and time-consuming journey affecting funders’ decision to participate in a venture.

Securing the appropriate funding

With the landscape of fundraising continually evolving, it’s crucial to learn to adapt a compelling business story to current investment realities and reflect this in a tailored VR pitch deck. This demands an amplified concentration on capital efficiency, reinforcing your go-to-market strategy to prioritize partner and community involvement over paid channels and the like.

Accelerating growth

In spite of a plethora of established go-to-market strategies and growth frameworks, companies often stumble upon difficulties in choosing the most optimal strategy and addressing two central questions – when is the ideal time for scaling and how rapid should this growth be?

How we can help

Fundraising advisory

From diligent business analysis to storytelling and financial forecasts, we’re helping founders crystallize and structure key business fundamentals and translate them into a compelling investment opportunity wrapped in a winning VR pitch deck.

Due diligence and portfolio support

Evaluating potential investments, conducting thorough due diligence, and supporting portfolio companies on their new fundraising rounds.

Established companies
Growth hacking

Discovering market opportunities and developing execution strategies to build actionable and scalable blueprints for growth.


Unlocking your next stage of growth

Waveup is a leading global advisory empowering companies to fuel growth, attract investments, and secure strategic partnerships.

We turn data into business insights that drive results, helping companies excel in the competitive B2C and B2B spaces across 50+ verticals, discovering and catalizing opportunities for growth.

Our investment consulting services for VR startups

Market intelligence

Fundraising support

Pitch decks

Financial models

Investor research

Growth consulting

Go-to-market strategies

Marketing/sales materials

Design support

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Building a novel solution in virtual reality? Get in touch with us

Our unique value proposition lies in our constant exposure to new and developing sectors, powered by an unparalleled acumen at the intersection of cutting-edge business models, disruptive growth strategies, and the latest industry trends.

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