Razer Launches Fund For Augmented, Virtual Reality Projects

Razer has begun accepting pitches through its new Zventures investment fund, which has $20 million on hand. The fund will pump money into startups operating in augmented reality, virtual reality, eSports, robotics, and the Internet of Things. Investments will range from $100,000 to $1 million.

Along with contributing money to the startups, Razer is offering its expertise in the hardware and software industries.

We're bringing our expertise in developing hardware and the software that we have. And it's not just that experience, but the relationships we have with hardware manufacturers, and knowing the life cycle of products at retail. - Min-Liang Tan, CEO, Razer

Razer previously opened smaller funds for independent game studios and OSVR content.