Niantic prepares his metaverse connected to reality

The 9 billion company just raised $300 million from Cotoi.

Augmented reality games company Niantic has raised $300 million from the Koatu Fund. A new funding round values ​​San Francisco’s start-up value at $9 billion. This young photography is world famous for its creation pokemon go In 2016. With this new money, the company will invest in building “Metaverse of the real world”, A way to mix reality and virtual thanks to augmented reality.

Niantic CEO John Hanke said in August that he was building his project in direct opposition to what Mark Zuckerberg dreamed of. The founder of the startup does not utter his words and went so far as to call miserable nightmare Meta group plans (formerly Facebook group).

“At Niantic, we believe that humans are happiest when their virtual world leads them to a physical world.”

John Hanke, PDG de Niantic

Instead of a world where a virtual reality headset is the norm, it’s a smartphone that Niantic prefers. A portable tool that is already owned by a large part of the population. With this accessible material, the company hopes

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