Sliver.tv, a Cupertino, CA-based esports virtual reality entertainment platform, raised $9.8m in Series A funding.
The round was led by Danhua Capital, Heuristic Capital Partners and ZP Capital with participation from DCM, Sierra Ventures, The VR Fund, Samsung Next Fund and Sony Innovation Fund.
The company intends to use the funds to accelerate R&D investments in machine vision, artificial intelligence and virtual reality.
Led by Mitch Liu, co-founder and CEO, Sliver.tv provides an entertainment platform featuring patented technology designed to provide esports spectators with an immersive and cinematic experience in 360° and Virtual Reality. Since launching last year, Sliver.tv has broadcast numerous global esports tournaments in 360º VR in partnership with premier brands including ESL One, DreamHack and Intel Extreme Masters.