Designing the future



PATTERN5 is an investment and advisory firm working at the intersection of the virtual and physical world.  We are driven by the belief that the next decade will bring profound changes in the way we live, work and learn.

When the world changes rapidly, speed wins.  We're dedicated to recognizing and capitalizing upon patterns in the emerging VR/AR landscape.  

To do this we've paired a comprehensive view of the VR market with an expert network of those people who have built some of the world's most famous VR companies from Second Life to Unity, Hololens to Magic Leap, Upload VR to Apple.

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We actively seek Holy Grails.  These are companies and ideas that are inevitable and meaningful.  

We call our approach "reality hacking"; imagining a precise end goal and working backwards to choreograph the products, events and introductions needed to make it so.

Early indications suggest it works.

Microsoft Acquires Simplygon, January 2017


Our network is designed to help clients PATTERN5's clients rapidly solve wicked problems with maximum impact. 

Our members range from renowned Hollywood directors, hackers, entrepreneurs, game designers, illusionists, and computer scientists. Many have day jobs.  Some are well-known; others only to connoisseurs.

The Network is by invitation only but if you're like minded with a world-changing project, we'd like to hear from you.