Gaming

Signia invested in Super Evil Mega Corp. Coinvestors include Index Ventures, General Catalyst, Breyer Capital, and Crosscut Ventures.

 
 
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Los Angeles TIMES -- July 2016

The LA times asks Sunny, "Should augmented-reality games like 'Pokémon Go' place limits on the real-world locations they include?"

 

Venture Beat -- August 2016

Sunny hosts a panel discussing VR within games and content creation at Venture Beat's GamesBeat 2016 event in Los Angeles.

 

Variety -- December 2016

Sunny spoke to Variety Magazine on the current state of the Virtual Reality market. In his opinion, "VR is not in full force... I do not really use my playstation VR headset... There can be improvement."

 

Sunny says PokemonGo isn’t actually VR due to a lack of depth perception.

http://venturebeat.com/2016/07/24/pokemon-go-is-nice-but-heres-what-real-augmented-reality-will-look-like/

 

Sunny hosted a panel discussing VR within games and content creation.

http://venturebeat.com/2016/08/09/vcs-talk-about-the-gap-between-vr-expectations-and-reality/

 

Sunny says that Nintendo had a good day due to its announcement of Mario iOS and PokemonGo.

http://venturebeat.com/2016/09/08/pokemon-go-is-fastest-mobile-game-ever-to-make-500-million/

 

Sunny says PokemonGo is not AR.

http://venturebeat.com/2016/07/24/pokemon-go-is-nice-but-heres-what-real-augmented-reality-will-look-like/

 

Sunny attended a video game conference involving discussion of various aspects of VR in gaming.

http://venturebeat.com/2015/10/12/gambling-and-fantasy-are-the-biggest-esports-investment-opportunities/

 

At the Gamesbeat 2015 conference, Sunny said that gambling and e-sports are the biggest investment opportunities.

http://venturebeat.com/2015/10/26/vcs-favor-putting-their-money-into-esports-and-virtual-reality/


Sunny attended a video game conference involving discussion of various aspects of VR in gaming.

http://venturebeat.com/2015/10/12/gambling-and-fantasy-are-the-biggest-esports-investment-opportunities/

 

Sunny states that VRcades have the chance to bring back entertainment to malls and theatres.

http://venturebeat.com/2016/11/11/imaxs-50-million-fund-could-could-buoy-the-vr-ecosystem/

 

Sunny is a hardcore gamer and has invested in a company called 8i.

http://venturebeat.com/2015/12/29/6-ways-virtual-reality-will-shape-up-in-2016/

 

Sunny says that PC is a staple of gaming and should continue to be so.

http://venturebeat.com/2015/07/01/europes-game-developers-are-picking-the-pc-over-mobile-platforms/

 

Sunny says that he is unsure about investing in the Neuro Games business.

http://venturebeat.com/2014/05/16/the-deanbeat-will-neuro-games-become-the-next-revolution-of-the-game-business/

 

Sunny says that Niantic took a big hit with PokemonGo

http://www.gulf-times.com/story/504880/Poking-Pokemon

 

Sunny says that VR hasn’t reached potential in full-use VR, and that his playstation VR headset still collects dust.

http://variety.com/2016/digital/news/vr-investors-vrx-2017-1201936257/

 

Sunny says PC remains a bastion for hardcore gamers.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/mnewlands/2015/09/04/sunny-dhillon-sees-a-bright-future-investing-in-virtual-reality/#40723a5d7aeb

 

Sunny says venture capital is hard to enter with mobile gaming because mobile user acquisition costs are extremely high.

http://venturebeat.com/2015/07/06/mobile-is-mordor-its-time-to-sail-west/

 

Sunny says Pokemon Go is not AR, as it does not have computer vision and dynamic mapping of the real environment

http://venturebeat.com/2016/07/14/stop-referring-to-pokemon-go-as-augmented-reality/

 

Sunny says that more companies are focusing on mobile gaming development, spearheaded by Activision Blizzard’s acquisition of King Digital Entertainment.

http://www.recode.net/2015/11/5/11620388/the-king-is-dead-all-hail-the-king

 

Sunny discusses the Gear VR headset and how this is being used more in gaming and can be used to see the backstage events at a Nicki Minaj concert or to high-five Stephen Curry

https://techcrunch.com/2015/12/19/mobile-virtual-reality-is-the-ghost-of-christmas-past/

 

Sunny says that VR will be introduced to the masses via arcade experiences and then through VR headsets; China has a burgeoning VR market ripe for picking.

https://uploadvr.com/murmurs-red-dragon-chinese-vr-takes-flight/

 

Sunny and Signia invested 13.5M into a company called 8i, and continue to invest into mobile gaming companies such as Artillery Games and Super Evil Megacorp.

 

http://voicesofvr.com/255-signia-venture-partners-on-8i-volumetric-capture-photorealism-and-presence/

 

Sunny spoke at the Biz Sports E-summit, where he discussed how E-sports can be a multi-billion industry in the future as it becomes more popular among the masses.

https://medium.com/@Biz_Esports/biz-esports-summit-spotlight-sunny-dhillon-principal-signia-venture-partners-13e08c0f75ed#.wzpc2qd9s

 

Sunny speaks at the GamesBeat 2015 Conference  and speaks about E-sports, VR, a game called Rocket League, as well as companies to engage the community.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wYW7QB4ho2A&t=731s

 

Sunny spoke at the European Games Booster Panel as a member of the group Financing/Venture Capital for Indie Publishers.

http://www.game-connection.com/european-game-booster

 

Sunny spoke on Bloomberg Television about Super Mario Run, a mobile game.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v71Gle9pwcI

 

Sunny spoke at the VRX, Virtual Reality Conference on gaming.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ZEolB6xr3A&t=2s