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TORONTO, Sep 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) —
The newly designed event space will reignite the MICE industry through hybrid events that bring smaller groups together in-person while also streaming to larger audiences online using a blend of holograms, mixed reality and state-of-the-art presentation technology.
ARHT Media Inc. (“ARHT” or “the Company”) (TSXV:ART), the global leader in the development, production and distribution of high-quality, low latency hologram and digital content, is pleased to have their HoloPresence technology at the iconic Marina Bay Sands (MBS) hotel in Singapore as part of the luxury hotel’s groundbreaking new hybrid 3D event stage, specially designed for the MICE industry to deliver rich interactive hybrid presentations and bring a mix of presenters together as holograms and in-person. The new space can host events that include small groups of attendees gathering in
India’s online education startup Byju’s raised funding from BlackRock Inc., Sands Capital and Alkeon Capital, as the company expands to meet growing demand for its services.
The round totaled about $300 million and values Byju’s at about $11 billion, according to a person familiar with the matter. Existing backers Tiger Global, General Atlantic and Owl Ventures also invested, the company said, while private equity giant Silver Lake put money into the startup earlier this month.
Investors are increasing support for India’s edtech startups as the country’s pandemic challenge spreads and closes schools. Byju’s was founded by Byju Raveendran, a former teacher and son of educators, who conceived the smartphone app in 2011.
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The company, whose investors also include Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, caters to students from kindergarten through