They were the sensation of High Tech XL’s Demo Day 2015: even before the show was over, they received a large sum of money from a Chinese investor. But that didn’t mean that from there things would become easy for Manus VR. The High Tech XL startup went through all ups and downs that belong to the early years of a company. But in the meantime, they kept getting attention – for example by helping NASA train their astronauts.

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