TouchCast raises $55M to grow its blended reality-based virtual occasion platform

TouchCast raises $55M to grow its blended reality-based virtual occasion platform

Occasions — — when they have not been cancelled entirely in the last 12 months due to the international health pandemic — — have gone online and virtual, and a wave of startups that are assisting individuals develop and participate in those experiences are seeing a rise of attention — — and financing. In the most recent advancement, New York […] “We have created a platform so that all business can create occasions like Apple’s,” Segal stated. With TouchCast, individuals (the organizers and the onstage participants) still utilize basic videoconferencing options like Zoom and Teams– in their houses, even– to produce the action. And in addition to the actual occasion, TouchCast then likewise supplies tools for audience members to participate with concerns and to chat to each other.”Digital interruption, distributed labor forces, and client experience are the driving forces behind the need for business to change how they do organization and move towards the future of work,” said Tom Lounibos, managing director, Accenture Ventures, in a declaration. “For organizations to harness the power of virtual experiences to deliver service effect, the pandemic has actually shown that quality interactions and insights are needed….

Where top VCs are investing in remote events

Where top VCs are investing in remote events

The novel coronavirus pandemic has rapidly moved companies into a remote-first world. Nearly all of the world’s largest events have been canceled, put on pause or pivoted to online-only. In the tech world, event cancellations thus far have included SXSW, GDC, Mobile World Congress, Google I/O, Facebook F8, E3 and others. As more and more […] …