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Series D | Alive

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$80M | 3 yrs ago

About VRChat

VRChat is an online virtual world platform. It allows users to interact with others with user-created third-dimensional (3D) avatars and worlds. It was founded in 2014 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Headquarters Location

548 Market St., PMB 93053

San Francisco, California, 94104,

United States



ESPs containing VRChat

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Enterprise Tech / Enterprise Applications

The shared virtual workspace (SVW) market is a growing market that offers remote workers a secure and cost-effective way to collaborate and be productive through virtual reality. It also provides solutions for companies to address challenges in team building, communication, and decision-making for dispersed teams. The SVW market aims to improve the social connection of remote workers and promote c…

VRChat named as Outperformer among 15 other companies, including SAP, Amazon Web Services, and Roblox.


Research containing VRChat

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned VRChat in 1 CB Insights research brief, most recently on Dec 14, 2022.

Expert Collections containing VRChat

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VRChat is included in 2 Expert Collections, including AR/VR.



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VRChat Patents

VRChat has filed 1 patent.

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Latest VRChat News

Bigscreen Beyond Gets a VRChat Themed Storage Can

Feb 7, 2024

Bigscreen Beyond is so small you can fit it inside a VRChat-themed storage can. Released last year, Bigscreen Beyond is a PC VR headset powered by SteamVR tracking and a PC. Custom-fitted for a single person and weighing around 127 grams, Bigscreen's first VR headset quickly stood out due to its small size. Now, in collaboration with VRChat, you can get your very own $39 storage can for the tiny $1,000 headset. VR... in a CAN! Featuring an exclusive VRChat design! ⚡️ Check out for more details. Once you pop off the lid of this energy drink-themed can, the interior includes a foam liming designed to protect it from scratches. Bigscreen notes that it is intended for decorative storage on your shelf and "is not suitable for liquids, and is not a box for shipping/transportation as the lid may open unintentionally." We had positive impressions in our Bigscreen Beyond review-in-progress , though we're withholding our final judgment until we can test with additional hardware . Praising the lightweight design, we believed that Bigscreen Beyond's existence "provides a tantalizing tease of the future," though we noted some buzzing noises and distracting distortions during movie-watching. Bigscreen's founder Darshan Shankar tells us the company is currently working to improve order lead times from a couple months to a couple weeks, while also building direct connections with buyers on Discord. Each headset is custom-built in Los Angeles with a labor-intensive process, and they've been working to fine-tune manufacturing. "I’m confident in saying we’ve easily built the best VRChat headset. If you want to spend 20 hours in VR, you’ll be happier in a Beyond," Shankar told UploadVR, when asked about Vision Pro and Apple's SharePlay technology proving out Bigscreen's areas of focus. "Everything Apple is doing is total validation for what we’ve been working on for a decade. And while we’re extremely tiny, we’re proud to be punching with the giants. We can’t do everything they do, but we find our areas of focus and just try to nail that extremely well." The Bigscreen Bey0nd x VRChat storage can is available to order now for $39.

VRChat Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was VRChat founded?

    VRChat was founded in 2014.

  • Where is VRChat's headquarters?

    VRChat's headquarters is located at 548 Market St., PMB 93053, San Francisco.

  • What is VRChat's latest funding round?

    VRChat's latest funding round is Series D.

  • How much did VRChat raise?

    VRChat raised a total of $95.33M.

  • Who are the investors of VRChat?

    Investors of VRChat include GFR Fund, Makers Fund, Anthos Capital, HTC, Brightstone Venture Capital and 4 more.

  • Who are VRChat's competitors?

    Competitors of VRChat include Vault Hill, Linden Lab, Wolf3D, Challau, DEVS UNITED GAMES and 7 more.


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