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March 28, 2016

News, Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality Startup Jaunt Builds Sales Team to Become the ‘Netflix for VR’

Jaunt, a startup that makes applications and hardware for virtual reality, has hired a fleet of sales executives to cajole more media companies and advertisers into building content for VR. That fleet includes Julie Uhrman, the former founder and CEO of the Android game console company Ouya, who joins as Head of Platform Business Development. Beth Greve, the Chief Revenue Officer for YouTube network AwesomenessTV, is coming on as a “senior consultant” focused on the revenue strategy. Two  ...

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News, Virtual Reality

Kevin Spacey is a virtual reality hypebeast

Kevin Spacey is a great actor and theater director, but I’m a bigger fan of Kevin Spacey the breathless tech evangelist. When Spacey likes a trend, he invests his time, money, and celebrity. Streaming services are the future? Spacey becomes the star of the first breakout streaming TV series. Video games are the future? Spacey stars as the villain in the most popular franchise of this generation. Virtual reality is the future? Spacey becomes an advisor at a VR startup. Tech evangelist  ...

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