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Whatever Happened to Virtual Reality? (#45, SVRF)

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Sophia Dominguez is on the show pitching SVRF, an augmented reality/virtual reality startup. But it can be tough to get investors excited about VR, which has attracted tons of hype—without much payoff. Can Sophia convince investors that VR’s time has finally come? 

Today's investors are Howie Diamond, Jillian Manus, Phil Nadel, and Michael Hyatt.

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