nice: market map of AR/VR startups March 11, 2017 Newsletter Archive March 11, 2017 Share nice: market map of AR/VR startups on Facebook Share nice: market map of AR/VR startups on Twitter Share nice: market map of AR/VR startups on LinkedIn Share nice: market map of AR/VR startups via Email Newsletter Archive Food & beverage startups. Synthetic biology investors. Smart money in fintech. Hi there, We’re looking for a senior tech industry analyst. If you want to influence public company CEOs, billionaires, VCs and more, there is not a better place to be. Here are this week’s top briefs: The AR/VR Stack: 110+ Startups Building The Next Computing Platform Movie studios, media companies and smart money VCs are all investing heavily into AR/VR. We mapped out the startup landscape. 120+ Food & Beverage Startups In One Infographic The food and beverage startups in this graphic raised roughly $1.8B to offer insect protein, kombucha tea, kale chips, beef jerky, and more. The 55 Most Active Corporate VC Firms Globally 204 corporate VCs actively invested in Q3’16. Intel Capital and Google Ventures tied for the most active corporate venture capital investors. Mapping Bitcoin & Blockchain Startups Around The World While the US accounts for 55% of bitcoin and blockchain deal share, other global players are entering the sector in increasing numbers. 70+ Companies Targeting The Pet Industry From dog walkers and subscription food services, to wearables and internet-connected remote food dispensers, pet startups are popping up to serve a variety of applications. The Most Active Investors In Synthetic Biology Startups Indie.Bio, Y Combinator, and Viking Global Investors are among the most active investors in synthetic biology startups. Snap IPO: Where Does It Stack Up Against Recent Social & Messaging Exits Snap is the biggest US-based tech company IPO since Facebook’s in 2012. Where Smart Money VCs Are Placing Bets in Fintech in One Market Map From banking to blockchain to insurance and real estate, here’s where smart money VCs are investing in fintech. The Kingdom Of Tech: Mapping Saudi Arabia’s Investors And Their Startup Bets Saudi Arabia’s massive Public Investment Fund has become active in tech startup investing. Regtech Startup Exits Are On The Rise Regtech exits hit 5-year high with 29 M&As and 1 IPO. Have a great weekend. I love you. Anand @asanwal P.S. We’re looking for a Director of Strategic Partnerships & Alliances. This is a big and demanding role. Don’t apply if you want a cushy gig.