Oculus is a technology company revolutionizing the way people experience video games. Oculus Rift and the Oculus-powered Samsung Gear VR provide the most immersive VR experiences and environments available, from games and movie scenes to exotic destinations and beyond. Founded in July 2012 by Palmer Luckey, Brendan Iribe, Nate Mitchell, and Michael Antonov, Oculus began as a Kickstarter campaign that raised $2.4 million in the first month and was acquired by Facebook in 2014.

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Parent CompanyFacebook
HQMenlo Park, US
Oculus VR was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, US

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Key People/Management at Oculus VR

Hugo Barra

Hugo Barra

Rebecca Van Dyck

Rebecca Van Dyck

Michael Hillman

Michael Hillman

Head of Hardware
Michael Antonov

Michael Antonov

Chief Software Architect
Laird M. Malamed

Laird M. Malamed

Vice President and General Manager
Caitlin Kalinowski

Caitlin Kalinowski

Head of Hardware
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Oculus VR Office Locations

Oculus VR has offices in Menlo Park and Seattle
Menlo Park, US (HQ)
1601 Willow Rd
Seattle, US
1531 Utah Ave S
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Oculus VR Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$93.4 m


In total, Oculus VR had raised $93.4 m. Oculus VR is a subsidiary of Facebook

Oculus VR Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
The Eye TribeDecember 28, 2016

Oculus VR Online and Social Media Presence

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Oculus VR Blogs

Releases Recap: Sept. 7-13

This week, we released several titles and updates across the Oculus Platform. Here’s a rundown of the highlights....

Introducing ‘Death Lap,’ a Frenetic VR Combat Racing Game Coming Soon From OZWE Games

Not all racing games are created equal, and today, we’re thrilled to introduce a new title that challenges you to drive to survive. Coming soon...

Virtual Hangout: Meet Up with Friends, Make New Ones in ‘Half + Half,’ Available Now on Oculus Quest and the Rift Platform

Finding the perfect place to hang out can be tricky—both in and out of VR. Now, there’s a new solution to this timeless social dilemma...

DIY Delights: Enjoy Build Videos from Eight Makers in ‘Adam Savage’s Tested VR’ on Oculus Go and Quest

A year ago, Adam Savage and Norm Chan of Tested fame asked themselves a seemingly straightforward question: What would a one-day build video feel like...

Storm the Seven Seas in ‘Battlewake,’ Available Now on the Rift Platform

Ahoy, landlubbers. Prepare to get your sea legs because high-action, ocean-faring adventure Battlewake from Survios is now available on the Rift Platform!...

Releases Recap: September 2 – 6

This week, we released several titles and updates across the Oculus Platform. Here’s a rundown of the highlights, including a special spotlight on Hotel R’n’R,...
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Oculus VR Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Oculus VR founded?

    Oculus VR was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Oculus VR key executives?

    Oculus VR's key executives are Hugo Barra, Rebecca Van Dyck and Michael Hillman.

  • Who are Oculus VR competitors?

    Competitors of Oculus VR include Magic Leap, MMOne Project and Yost Labs.

  • Where is Oculus VR headquarters?

    Oculus VR headquarters is located at 1601 Willow Rd, Menlo Park.

  • Where are Oculus VR offices?

    Oculus VR has offices in Menlo Park and Seattle.

  • How many offices does Oculus VR have?

    Oculus VR has 2 offices.