Our customers

We work with global mobile and technology companies who are investing and creating their own smart glasses for augmented reality. They choose us because our technology can be customised and manufactured affordably, while maintaining best image quality.

Our business

WaveOptics commenced trading in 2014. We have raised a total of $60m to date, with the most recently announced final closing of $39m Series C funding.

We have over 100 employees and are scaling fast, in the UK and internationally with offices in China, Taiwan and the US.

Our team

Founded by experts in AR, our whole team is driven to and determined to make AR the next must-have technology. Our experts have invented ways to make impressive AR displays that exceed our customers’ expectations.

Over 70% of our R&D team have PhD’s with considerable expertise in nano-photonics, optical design and the commercial production of head-mounted displays. Our extensive operational experience in the manufacture of AR wearables is critical to our success and sets us apart from the competition.

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Investors

Octopus Ventures is a London and New York based venture capital firm, focused on identifying unusually talented entrepreneurs.

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Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH (RBVC) is the corporate venture capital company of the Bosch Group, a leading global supplier of technology and services.

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Goertek is a world-renowned OEM/ODM precision manufacturer focusing on R&D, production, and sales of smart hardware system products, VR/AR, and precision components.

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IP Group is a leading intellectual property commercialisation company which focuses on evolving great ideas, mainly from its partner universities, into world-changing businesses.

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Founded in 2002, Gobi is Asia’s leading VC fund manager with 10 offices across China, ASEAN, Japan and Middle East. Gobi focuses on early stage TMT and IT-related investments.

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Hostplus is one of the largest institutional investors in Australian venture capital, with over A$1 billion committed to the startup ecosystem.

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