Augmentor Demo Day

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Augmentor acceleration programme presents the Augmentor Demo Day, a virtual event featuring the 10 UK’s XR startups who joined in 2020.

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Augmentor acceleration programme presents the Augmentor Demo Day, a live experience featuring the 10 UK’s leading XR startups that have joined this year’s programme.

Augmentor supports and accelerates the next generation of immersive startups. It is a 12-week acceleration programme designed to increase startups’ investment readiness and accelerate their business growth through a series of activities such as mentorship, workshops and office hours.

At this final event and after participation in the tailored programme, startups will pitch their businesses and seek investment and new business collaborations.

This event is targeted for investors - in particular:

  • Venture capitalists and representatives of investment funds
  • Corporate venture arms
  • Angel syndicates, networks and groups
  • Individual angel investors and high net-worth individuals
  • Family offices

This event is also targeted specifically to companies that are interested in buying and applying XR products/services in their businesses, matching the expertise solutions of selected cohort companies with their requirements.

Why attend

The Augmentor Demo Day online event is the perfect opportunity to meet this year’s 10 groundbreaking startups and the teams behind that have been driving consumer and business innovations with grit and confidence during this challenging year.

Attendees will get a chance to:

  • Learn about the UK’s XR ecosystem trends and opportunities with PROfounders Capital, one of the UK’s pioneers of XR investments. They were amongst the first backers of Leap Motion in 2011 (which later on joined forces with Ultrahaptics and became Ultraleap) and Applifier, acquired by Unity in 2014.
  • Meet some of the best XR startups in the market seeking further investment
  • Hear two exciting fireside chats with some of the key investors and industry . leaders exploring current investment trends in XR and the journey that organisations of the calibre of Ultraleap and Varjo took to reach their scalability
  • Have one-on-one meetings with some of the selected startups and gain insights into their latest developments (invite only)


09:00 – Introduction

09:10 – Startup pitch (part one)

09:30 – Why invest in XR with PROfounders Capital

09:45 – Startup pitch (part two)

10:05 – Fireside chat featuring Ultraleap and Varjo: "Our XR path this far”

10:30 – Conclusion

11.00 - One-to-one meeting with the startups (invite only)

Meet the Augmentor 2020 startups:

  • Emperia: Using VR to boost sales and augment the high-end retail sector customer experience
  • Evidential: Leading the market in immersive crime scene training
  • Fracture Reality: Providing mixed reality solutions for remote collaboration.
  • MagicBeans: Creating six degrees of freedom spatial audio experiences at scale
  • MOONHUB: Disrupting traditional training models through VR
  • Overview Ark: Creating immersive solutions for live and virtual events
  • Percept Imagery: Enabling personalised shopping experiences that blend the online and real worlds
  • RETìníZE: Developing an innovative, fast-turnaround animation software product that utilises immersive technologies
  • Slanted Theory: Developing 3D data visualisation that can be manipulated in VR and AR worldwide
  • VIKA Books: Using augmented reality to promote British Sign Language (BSL) as a language for deaf and hearing children alike

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