AltspaceVR

AltspaceVR is a virtual reality software company. The Company is bringing two-dimensional web content into shared virtual spaces and extending the web to create fully holographic experiences. Through the software users will be able to watch streaming video, play games, and get work done, together and entirely inside of virtual reality.
TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyMicrosoft
HQRedwood City, US
Founded2013
Websitealtvr.com
AltspaceVR was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Redwood City, US

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Key People/Management at AltspaceVR

Eric Romo

Eric Romo

Founder and CEO
Gavan Wilhite

Gavan Wilhite

Founder
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AltspaceVR Office Locations

AltspaceVR has an office in Redwood City
Redwood City, US (HQ)
900 Veterans Blvd
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AltspaceVR Financials and Metrics

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In total, AltspaceVR had raised $15.5 m. AltspaceVR is a subsidiary of Microsoft

AltspaceVR Operating Metrics

Jul, 2017

Monthly Active Users

35 k
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AltspaceVR Online and Social Media Presence

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AltspaceVR News and Updates

Microsoft’s AltspaceVR social space hits Oculus Quest on September 12

The cartoony shared social VR experience with multiple venues is coming to the increasingly popular standalone VR headset next month.

AltspaceVR lets you build your own sharable space in virtual reality

AltspaceVR has released tools to let users create their own sharable spaces in virtual reality. It uses a drag-and-drop interface, allowing you to place objects in a 3D space using AltspaceVR-compatible headsets — including Oculus Go and Gear VR. It’s one of the first major upgrades since Microsoft …

VR social network VTime raises $7.6 million round, preps for AR version

VTime, one of the first ever VR social networks, appears to still be going strong; the team behind the app just raised $7.6 million in a Series A round of funding. The investment was led by Deepbridge Capital and also included U.K.-based loan and equity provider, MSIF. According to a press release, …

AltspaceVR CEO joins Facebook months after selling his startup to Microsoft

 After selling his social virtual reality startup to Microsoft in October, Eric Romo, the co-founder of AltspaceVR, is joining the competing social VR team at Facebook as its product director, where he will be “exploring how VR can help communities connect.” Romo is joining the team that has built F…

Microsoft resuscitates AltspaceVR for social mixed reality

Microsoft announced today that it has acquired the AltspaceVR team as it announced its big initiative to created a hardware and software ecosystem around Windows mixed reality headsets. Microsoft didn’t explain the terms of the deal, saying only that AltspaceVR is joining Microsoft. Microsoft calls …

Altspace: Revival is ‘deep in discussions’ for social VR app

Two weeks ago, social VR platform AltspaceVR hosted what was supposed to be its final gathering before shutting down. Now, it appears that it won’t be shutting down at all. AltspaceVR announced its planned closure in late July, noting that the company had been unsuccessful in raising further funds n…

AltspaceVR Blogs

“Axis Lock” Feature for World Builders

Today we’re announcing a new feature to make object-interaction a little easier. The new Axis Lock gives you ultimate control over how you choose to place things throughout your environment. No more guessing whether something has been placed correctly! Find the new feature simply by opening up your …

Announcing New Seasonal Interactibles!

Spring has sprung and brought with it some goodies. Today we’re excited to announce brand new Easter egg interactables! The best part? These eggs (unlike the delicious chocolate ones) are shareable! We’ve released them in a special public kit, so now you can enjoy a good old Easter egg hunt anywhere…

AltspaceVR Releases Updates to Enable Ticketed Events, Private Meetings and Conferences.

We’ve received a record number of inquiries from people and companies looking to use VR during the Covid-19 crisis. Today, our team is releasing new ways for users to create ticketed events, private meetings and conferences, by using platforms like Eventbrite and Patreon in tandem with AltspaceVR. W…

AltspaceVR Offers Educational Alternative During Coronavirus Outbreak

The AltspaceVR team has received multiple requests about how we can support educators and students in virtual learning environments during the Coronavirus outbreak. We’re here to help and we hope our platform can bring people together in a meaningful way during this time. Example of educational even…

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AltspaceVR Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was AltspaceVR founded?

    AltspaceVR was founded in 2013.

  • Who are AltspaceVR key executives?

    AltspaceVR's key executives are Eric Romo and Gavan Wilhite.

  • Who are AltspaceVR competitors?

    Competitors of AltspaceVR include UHIVE, KAVA and Emergent VR.

  • Where is AltspaceVR headquarters?

    AltspaceVR headquarters is located at 900 Veterans Blvd, Redwood City.

  • Where are AltspaceVR offices?

    AltspaceVR has an office in Redwood City.

  • How many offices does AltspaceVR have?

    AltspaceVR has 1 office.