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Hacker Unit Starts New Season Focused On Virtual & Augmented Reality W/ Industry Leading Mentors

Remote accelerator the Hacker Unit announces that the next season of Hacker Unit, the first entirely remote accelerator program, will be dedicated to the fields of virtual, augmented and mixed reality, and we are currently accepting applications until March 31st.


Hacker Unit was founded on the premise that amazing startups exist all over the world, many of which can’t afford to move to Silicon Valley, or have no desire to. As an online accelerator, Hacker Unit aims to support startups by connecting them with knowledgable mentors who’ve been in the game for some time and have a number of triumphs and failures under their belts.

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Hacker Unit VR/AR Mentors From VR/AR Industry

From April until June, ten successful VR/AR CEOs will be coaching startups from around the world. The mentors taking part include: Jeff Norris from NASA JPL; Raven Zachary from Object Theory; Amir Rubin from Paracosm; Facundo Martin Diaz from VRtify; Alban Denoyel from SketchFab; James Chung from Reload Studio; Philip Lunn from Nurulize and Andrew Tricket from Merge VR. More will be announced soon.

“What attracted us to Hacker Unit was the quality of the mentors and the season’s specific focus on our domain (AI). The team is really energetic and both challenges us and supports us. The introductions to strategic customers and investors have been invaluable as we work toward product-market fit.” Dan Rubins, Founder of Legal Robot /AI season startup

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Hacker Unit Offers Masterclasses & Mentorship For Startups

If you’re a startup, there’s plenty to gain by signing up to Hacker Unit. You’ll attend a series of specialized masterclasses, each led by successful startup founders handpicked by us. These will also feature a Q&A component, allowing you to ask specific questions of the speaker. The program also connects you with large reputed corporates and VC funds, to help take your idea to the next level. Best of all, thanks to the program and its mentors, you’ll be supported at all stages of your startup, from conception to getting it to market. We’ll introduce you to key potential customers and the contacts to get fundraising off to a healthy start.

If you are a VR/AR startup willing to change the world and go big, get on board by following this application link. If you are an early or stealth stage startup and not focusing on VR/AR, you can still join our startup community and take advantage of our powerful network of experts and business partners.

“I have been impressed by the quality of the startups in Hacker Unit. Contrary to many other accelerators, they managed to get very talented teams, with real technology behind their products, and a strong drive to build successful companies!”

Rand Hindi, co-founder & CEO of Snips, an AI mentor from Season #1. Find his masterclass recap here.


Author: VR Reporter

I am a hi-tech enthusiast, VR evangelist, and a Co-founder & Chief Director at Virtual Reality Reporter!

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