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Bigscreen is a California-based startup creating an immersive virtual reality telepresence platform that aims to revolutionize the way people work, play, hangout, and collaborate.
Use cases of Bigscreen include both entertainment and productivity. It's used as a virtual living room to watch movies, play videogames, browse the web, and hangout with friends. It's also used for productivity as a tool for remote teams to collaborate together in virtual offices.
The Company's aim is to build useful tools that enable users to use existing content, apps, and games in VR, and to socialize and hangout in a shared VR space with their friends and coworkers. 

HQBerkeley, US

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Employees (est.) (Sep 2019)5

Key People/Management at Bigscreen

Darshan Shankar

Darshan Shankar

CEO & Founder

Bigscreen Office Locations

Bigscreen has an office in Berkeley
Berkeley, US (HQ)
Berkeley, CA, USA
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Bigscreen Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


Bigscreen total Funding

$14 m

Bigscreen latest funding size

$11 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Bigscreen investors

Bigscreen's latest funding round in October 2017 was reported to be $11 m. In total, Bigscreen has raised $14 m
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Bigscreen Online and Social Media Presence

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Bigscreen News and Updates

Social VR platform Bigscreen TV adds 50 free live channels

Bigscreen is first and foremost a destination where users can share their desktop screens with friends. Bigscreen TV takes the service in a new place.

New Bigscreen update streams your desktop to the Oculus Go

Oculus says that its new Go headset already boasts support for more than 1,000 titles out of the gate as of today. One of the most interesting of the small subset of those that I’ve taken a look at today has been the latest update for Bigscreen, which brings the previously PC-only VR desktop streami…

Bigscreen launches alpha test for Gear VR mobile streaming

Bigscreen is only available on PC VR headsets such as the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and Windows VR platform, but that’s all about to change. Starting today, Bigscreen is starting its Alpha Testing signup phase for the Samsung Gear VR mobile version of Bigscreen. The mobile edition of Bigscreen will eve…

Bigscreen’s new update adds support for 12 players

It’s time for another Bigscreen update, and this latest edition makes the social VR app even, well, bigger. The Big Room Update, as it’s called, includes some key new features. Perhaps the best addition is support for up to 12 users in three new expanded environments, all based off of pre-existing s…

Bigscreen’s ‘Big Rooms’ update shares your desktop with dozens in VR

A new “Big Rooms” update to desktop sharing app Bigscreen will allow a host to share their computer screen with dozens of people in VR. Since it launched in March 2016, Bigscreen offered rooms where up to four people could share their desktops with each other. Some major updates shipped since then, …

Bigscreen nabs $11M in funding as it looks to build the perfect virtual movie-watching app

 Big screens apparently mean big money. Virtual reality remote desktop app Bigscreen has added $11 million in Series A funding to its pocketbooks as it looks to weather some waning investor interest in VR and build up its technologies while the VR headset market builds itself up. Read More

Bigscreen Blogs

Grand opening of the MODERN CINEMA in Bigscreen

Grand opening of the MODERN CINEMA in Bigscreen months ago, we unveiled Bigscreen Home, a modern-themed penthouse, in our massive Bigscreen TV update. Today, we’re excited to show you the Modern Cinema. This brand new environment is desi…

Watch The International 2019 DOTA 2 tournament in Bigscreen

On August 20–25th, Valve is hosting The International 2019, the DOTA 2 eSports tournament, in Shanghai, China. With a $32 million prize pool, it is the biggest eSports tournament in the world.Growing up, I played thousands of hours of DOTA. I wasn’t good at the game, but I still enjoyed the exhilara…

Watch today’s SpaceX rocket launch LIVE with thousands of SpaceX fans in VR

Two weeks ago, we launched Bigscreen TV, our biggest update ever. It has been wonderful to see our community react so positively to Bigscreen TV.Our most popular channel is 3D Movie Trailers, a 24/7 loop of Disney movie trailers in 3D. It’s an incredible glimpse of our upcoming premium 3D movie nigh…

Introducing BIGSCREEN TV: watch movies, news, Twitch, sports, & 50+ channels with friends in VR

Introducing BIGSCREEN TV: watch movies, news, Twitch, sports, and 50+ channels with friends in VR’re excited to launch Bigscreen TV today, a new way to watch movies, news, anime, sports, and more in VR with friends.50+ Channels: Movies…

Bigscreen on Quest: our summer roadmap

It’s been exciting to see tens of thousands of new Quest and Rift S users join Bigscreen and hangout in our rooms. I wanted to update everyone on the issues we are working on, and the future roadmap for the next couple months.Today’s Update Fixed 2 crashes, especially in larger rooms Added push-to-t…

NEW TRAILER: Bigscreen is launching on Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift S on May 21

In the next few weeks, we are excited to launch on several new VR headsets.Bigscreen is an official launch title on the new Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift S headsets, launching on May 21. is Bigscreen?Launched in 2016, Bigscreen is a so…
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Bigscreen Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Bigscreen founded?

    Bigscreen was founded in 2014.

  • Who are Bigscreen key executives?

    Bigscreen's key executives are Darshan Shankar.

  • How many employees does Bigscreen have?

    Bigscreen has 5 employees.

  • Who are Bigscreen competitors?

    Competitors of Bigscreen include SketchUp, Sketchfab and Augmented Pixels.

  • Where is Bigscreen headquarters?

    Bigscreen headquarters is located at Berkeley, CA, USA, Berkeley.

  • Where are Bigscreen offices?

    Bigscreen has an office in Berkeley.

  • How many offices does Bigscreen have?

    Bigscreen has 1 office.