WaveOptics is a global provider of truly wearable see-through Augmented Reality (AR) displays. The Company delivers AR solutions that enhance productivity for Enterprise and bring stunningly beautiful experiences for Consumers. By leveraging our patent-protected solutions we have created an effective way to design and manufacture lightweight, full-colour and cost-effective smart glasses for Augmented Reality applications with a long battery life. WaveOptics’ team is comprised of seasoned professionals spanning a broad cross-section of industries, including consumer electronics, medical, gaming and defense. The team brings deep expertise in AR, Industrial design, games engines, rigorous wave modelling and systems engineering. The Company is now focussed on executing on their display and scalability advantage to position themselves as the enabler of mass adoption for wearable Augmented Reality. 

Company Growth (employees)
Milton, GB
Size (employees)
26 (est)+9%
WaveOptics was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Milton, GB

WaveOptics Office Locations

WaveOptics has an office in Milton
Milton, GB (HQ)
Milton Park Innovation Centre 99 Park Dr

WaveOptics Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$15.7 m

Latest funding size

$15.7 m

Time since last funding

about 1 month


WaveOptics's latest funding round in July 2017 was reported to be $15.7 m. In total, WaveOptics has raised $15.7 m. WaveOptics's latest valuation is reported to be £1.1 m.

WaveOptics Financial Metrics


Market valuation

1.1 m

Cash (30-Sep-2016)

1.8 m
  • Source: Company Filings,
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


73.6 k1.8 m

Accounts Receivable

61439.5 k275.5 k

Current Assets

614113 k2 m


88.9 k

Total Assets

614113 k2.1 m

Accounts Payable

192327.8 k594.5 k

Current Liabilities

192327.8 k594.5 k

Total Liabilities

192327.8 k594.5 k

Total Equity

422(214.8 k)1.5 m

Financial Leverage

1.5 x-0.5 x1.4 x
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

1.4 x

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WaveOptics News and Updates

WaveOptics raises $15.5 million for augmented reality displays

London-based WaveOptics has raised $15.5 million in a second round of funding for its augmented reality display technology. The round was led by Gobi Ventures, Touchstone Innovations (with a $4 million contribution), Robert Bosch Venture Capital, and Octopus Investments. AR is expected to be a $83 b…

WaveOptics, maker of waveguide-based optics for AR, nabs $16M

 WaveOptics, a UK startup that builds waveguide-based optics — technology based on hologram physics and photonic crystals — for augmented reality hardware, has raised $16 million (£12 million) to help build the next phase of its business. The Series B round of funding — which comes from previous inv…

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