Qualcomm Backs 3D Scanning Startup Matterport

Qualcomm Ventures, the venture capital arm of San Diego-based communications chip maker Qualcomm, has made an investment in a developer of 3D scanning tools. Matterport said today that it has raised $5.6M in a Series A round, which was led by Lux Capital, and also included Felicis Ventures, Red Swan Ventures, Greylock, Qualcomm Ventures and angels. Matterport is developing a 3D camera and software to accurately capture interior spaces in 3D, allowing for immersive interaction with those interior spaces on a computer. Qualcomm is a fairly active investor nationally, and has made over two dozen investments in the last six or seven months, across a wide range of companies. More information »