IMMERSIVE FUNDING MARKET  (IFM)

It is our mission to connect talented startups, content creators, and researchers with smart money.

We achieve our mission by organizing three events focused on different target groups. Each event consists of a live pitching session, and matchmade 1-to-1 meetings.

The Immersive Funding Market takes place 4–5 November.

This year’s Immersive Funding Market will be a virtual event conducted online. Teams from all over the world are encouraged to apply.

1/ 12:00 – 13:30 CET | IFM CONTENT 
Guest Speaker: Will Saunders, Storyfutures
2/ 14:00 – 15:30 CET | IFM STARTUP 
Guest Speaker: Dave Haynes, Vive X
3/ 16:00 – 17:00 CET | IFM RESEARCH 
Guest Speaker: Miriam Reiner, Technion

ART

IFM Content is an opportunity for financing, distribution, and connection to potential partners for content creators, organised in collaboration with IFFR Pro (International Film Festival Rotterdam). We are looking for fictional narrative projects, or nonfiction projects with a highly creative approach, ranging from 360 film to immersive gaming experiences, and exciting innovations with the medium.

CREATORS

Narrative project creators are invited to present their unfinished works to industry partners and decision makers to help realise these creations.

We connect buyers, distributors, investors, co-production partners, and platforms to take 1-on-1 meetings with project teams, and attend a live pitching event.

Four projects will also be invited to the IFFR Pro CineMart, taking place January 30 to February 3, 2021.

DECISION MAKERS

Are yoau interested to help develop the future of creative immersive projects through investment, distribution, mentorship, or co-production partnerships?

We are always looking for the best ways to ensure that creative work will thrive, and would be glad to hear from you.

Please get in touch and specify how your expertise can help foster creative projects.

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Click here to view Decision Makers from 2019

SCIENCE

IFM Research bridges the gap between academia and industry, taking XR researchers working at the top of their field, and introducing them to a powerful network of entrepreneurs and corporate potential.

RESEARCHERS

IFM Research connects cutting edge academia with future-driven companies that can benefit from this insight.

We want to create an environment where businesses can leverage research from all around the world, and academia can find funding, quality case studies, and industry collaborators to push their field forward.

Successful applicants will be invited to give a live pitch, and take 1-to-1 meetings with corporate partners.

We invite XR researchers from all academic disciplines to apply for the market and be connected with industry partners, NGOs, and entrepreneurs.

CORPORATIONS

The benefits and potential of immersive research is relevant to a wider range of business solutions and corporate innovation than ever before.

If you are looking to meet academics working at the top of their field and believe that you can provide valuable mentorship, opportunities for collaboration, or research possibilities within your company, we would be glad to hear from you.

Please get in touch and specify how your expertise can help foster these academic projects.

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BUSINESS

IFM Startup connects startups and scaleups with capital, facilitating deal-flow for attending global venture capitalists. Organised in partnership with Vive X and the XRBASE Investor Event. We are seeking out Europe’s top XR companies looking for Early Stage and Series A investment to take part in this event.

STARTUPS

This year our main selection criteria will be companies who have adapted and found creative solutions to the worldwide changes brought on by COVID-19.

For example startups focused on training, co-working & virtual conferencing, XR platforms & cloud solutions, or deep/cross tech.

The final selection of startups will be determined by assessment from our partner venture capitalists.

Chosen companies will be invited to do a live pitch, followed by 1-on-1 meetings.

INVESTORS

Our partners for this event are the XRBASE investor event, who have a long proven track record in finding quality pitches, as well as valuable opportunities for investment and a glimpse into the near future of immersive business.

We are always looking for investors and venture capitalists who can benefit from these pitches, and who are interested to take part in this fast-paced and exciting event.

Please get in touch if you are interested to take part, and invest in the future of cutting-edge XR startup companies.

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Click here to view Decision Makers from 2019

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