Cinematic VR company Jaunt racks up $65 mln Series C

By Iris Dorbian — 2 months ago

Palo Alto, California-based cinematic virtual reality company Jaunt has raised $65 million in Series C funding. The Walt Disney Company, Evolution Media Partners, TPG GrowthParticipant Media and China Media Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included ProSiebenSat.1 SE, Axel Springer SE, The Madison Square Garden Company. Google Ventures, Highland Capital, Redpoint Ventures, Sky and SV Angel. Fenwick & West and The Raine Group advised Jaunt on the funding.


peHUB First Read

By Jonathan Marino — 4 years ago

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On Your Marks: Get set, accelerate!


Dreamworks Animation in talks to Form Chinese j-v

By Angela Sormani — 4 years ago

Dreamworks Animation, producer the movie “Kung Fu Panda”, is in talks to set up a joint venture studio in Shanghai, Caijing Magazine reported, quoting government sources, writes Reuters. The joint venture, to be established in the first quarter of next year, would be formed by Dreamworks Animation and a consortium of Chinese companies that may […]