MaGIC Academy: Virtual Reality: No Longer Virtual


Background Information

Know the difference between virtual reality, augmented reality, and immersive video? We've got you covered.

Join serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist Brett Martin for a crash course on trends in the exploding field of virtual reality. The founder of two award winning mobile companies (@Sonar & @Switchapp), Brett will provide a broad overview of the next big consumer platform - Virtual Reality.

Key Learnings:

  • Why VR is for real this time
  • Who are the major players
  • What are the most exiting applications
  • What are the major risks
  • How savvy entrepreneurs can position themselves to capitalize on this revolutionary technology

Target Attendees:

  • Startup founders, CEOs, and Investors who are keen to understand more and gain insight in virtual reality and its emerging market opportunity.
  • Software developers and hardware tinkerers who want to understand more about the current and future virtual reality technologies.
  • And also anyone that feels interested and want to know more!

  • 5.45pm - Registration
  • 6.00am - Talk Starts
  • 7.20pm - Break
  • 7.40pm - Talk resumes

About the Speaker

Brett Martin is Brooklyn-based entrepreneur and investor. He most recently co-founded Charge.vc, an early stage angel fund, and @GetSwitch, the easiest way for passive job seekers to find their next job on their mobile phones. Previously, Brett co-founded @Sonar, a popular mobile app that leveraged social networks to connect people in the real world. Before that, Brett built K2 Media Labs, a New York-based seed stage mobile incubator, launched Vice Magazine's web presence, VBS.tv, and worked on Wall Street as a senior equity research associate at Thomas Weisel Partners. He graduated from Dartmouth College.
Event Timeline
Thu Dec 17, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM MYT
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Venue Address
Maybank Innovation Centre, Level 4, Tower 1, Etiqa Twins 11, Jalan Pinang, 50450 KL Malaysia
Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre