Sunny Dhillon is a founder and partner at Signia Ventures, an early stage, $85m VC fund in the Bay Area. He invests in computer vision, virtual/augmented reality, autonomous vehicles, consumer mobile tech, and media. He was the largest seed investor in Cruise Automation which exited to GM for $1bn+ in 2016. He’s invested in 3 VR companies (8i, Eonite, & a stealth co.) and is an advisor to UploadVR and TheWaveVR.
Sunny is a regular VR / AR industry speaker and thought leader, having been featured on Bloomberg Television, and in VentureBeat, Forbes, TechCrunch, ReCode, and others. In the last year alone (’15-’16), Sunny has been an industry speaker at the White House, United Nations, Zurich Film Festival, Tokyo CEDEC gaming conference, Beijing Global Innovator VR Conference, London’s AR/VR World, and Istanbul Webrazzi Conference, among over 50 other VR/AR events. He regularly presents research and thoughts on how VR/AR will disrupt incumbent industries and works closely with startups raising seed capital in the space, seeing over 100 prospective VR/AR investment opportunities per month. Sunny’s fund, Signia, will make between 5-8 investments per year, investing between $500k and $3m for an initial investment.