Rothenberg to invest $10 mln in virtual reality and related companies

Rothenberg Ventures will invest $10 million in early stage virtual reality and related companies over the next 14 months, according to a news story and its Web site. The investments will be channeled through its River program for advanced technologies such as VR, augmented reality, artificial intelligence, robotics and computer vision.

The San Francisco firm will make initial investments of $100,000 in 13 startups, according to a news report on CNET. The web site says $10 million will be earmarked as follow-on capital for River’s spring 2015 companies.