Baobab Studios

Baobab Studios is a VR animation technology company that creates story and character-driven cinematic experiences. Baobab has made available a sneak peek of its animated VR film, “Invasion!,” as a feature on the Samsung Milk VR platform. It is viewable via the Samsung Gear VR, powered by Oculus.

Company Growth (employees)
Type
Private
HQ
Redwood City, US
Size (employees)
35 (est)+7%
Baobab Studios is headquartered in Redwood City, US

Baobab Studios Office Locations

Baobab Studios has an office in Redwood City

Baobab Studios Data and Metrics

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Total Funding

$31 m

Latest funding size

$25 m

Time since last funding

10 months

Investors

Baobab Studios's latest funding round in October 2016 was reported to be $25 m. In total, Baobab Studios has raised $31 m

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Baobab Studios News and Updates

Razer raises $50-100M from Horizons Ventures, inks phone JV with Three

 Razer, the gaming company that acquired the Robin smartphone maker Nextbit earlier this year, is now opening the curtains on the next steps to make a deeper move into the mobile space. Razer has announced a strategic partnership with Three, the Hong Kong-based mobile phone carrier owned by Hutchiso…

The Tribeca Film Festival is filling a growing desire to showcase the future of storytelling

On March 30, twenty actors donned square-shaped helmets made from mirrors and were set loose in New York City. Reactions from passersby varied. Some were…

Singer John Legend joins Baobab’s Rainbow Crow animated VR film

Singer songwriter John Legend gave us All of Me in 2013, and now he’s signing up as executive producer and voice actor in Rainbow Crow, a virtual reality animated film from Baobab Studios. The project brings together the star power of Legend, who has won ten Grammy Awards, and Eric Darnell, Baobab’s…

The Augmented & Virtual Reality (AR/VR) Stack: 110+ Startups Building The Next Computing Platform

Funding to AR/VR startups reached an all-time high in deals and dollars last year. But with few exciting deals in the past few months and an absence of positive news or apparent progress from stealthy AR headset startup Magic Leap, interest in augmented and … Continued

Finally, a VR breakthrough: 'Dear Angelica' will fog your Oculus Rift with tears

PARK CITY, Utah — Someone finally cracked VR storytelling. And it's about time. Filmmakers and other virtual reality pioneers have been fumbling around with VR "experiences" (what we're calling them now, officially) with pretty crummy results across the board. For three years running, nothing we…

China-Based Investors Set Sights on AR/VR Startups

Virtual and augmented reality will likely hit the mainstream in Asian markets before the rest of the world, and Chinese investors have increased investment at a rapid clip. We used the CB Insights database to look at funding by investors … Continued
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