Our mission is to hyper-accelerate XR for business and education.

The XR Ignite Hyper-Accelerator invests in high-growth startups focused on business and education, building products and platforms with scalable, repeatable B2B SaaS models.

We’re also launching a Community Hub for the broader XR community. Even if you’re not eligible for the Accelerator, we want to hear from you!

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Why XR?

Virtual, augmented and mixed reality (XR) is the future of human learning and communication. Projected to unlock $1 trillion in value by 2030, these technologies represent a quantum leap forward in business and education.

Why now?

  • XR is past the hype cycle as the core technology has matured

  • Hard-fought lessons have established proven business use cases, ROI, and case studies

  • Solutions are ready to scale across a range of industry verticals

  • 61% compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) projected over the next 5 years

Why XR Ignite?

XR Ignite is a specialized hyper-accelerator for high-growth startups to realize your full potential in order to remain competitive in an industry constantly disrupting itself. We invest in B2B SaaS products and platforms that solve large business or education problems – and we’ve built the platform that brings your company to the next level.

Global Brand

Founded by the executive team at MetaVRse, a globally recognized and respected XR leader with extensive industry expertise in strategy and product development for Fortune 500 companies.

XR Industry Leaders

Founders lead VR/AR Association (VRARA) Toronto Chapter, Education & 5G Committees. They are founding members of the VRARA and OpenAR Cloud, members of the SXSW Pitch Advisory Board and IEEE Mixed Reality Ethics, judges for the Auggie Awards, Techstars and TKS mentors, and TedX speakers.

Massive Network

Unlimited access to top-tier talent with a huge network of over 35,000 XR researchers, developers, professionals, and enterprise clients.


Cross-disciplined team hyper-accelerate sales, marketing, strategy, and legal needs throughout the entire startup journey. XR Ignite prepares startups to do business with large companies.

Beyond Bootcamp

We act as their C-Suite building key proficiencies, and become their sales and marketing department driving sales through one central lead generation system for maximum efficiency.

Strategic Location

Based in Toronto, Canada with a global marketing and sales operation, XR Ignite is close to the US market with deep connections to world markets. Canada offers top talent, government grants, tax incentives, and a safe and inclusive country to live in.

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