Diana Hu on Augmented Reality and Building a Startup in a New Market

No Comments

Diana Hu cofounded Escher Reality, which went through the Summer 2017 batch of YC. They were acquired by Niantic and she is now the head of their AR platform.


The YC podcast is hosted by Craig Cannon.


Y Combinator invests a small amount of money ($150k) in a large number of startups (recently 200), twice a year.

Learn more about YC and apply for funding here: https://www.ycombinator.com/apply/


00:00 – Intro
00:15 – Getting into AR
2:30 – Her first exposure to AR
4:15 – AR’s future role in media
7:20 – Deciding where to go with the product
9:30 – Innovations that enabled AR
14:00 – Building a product in a new market
17:00 – Raising money for a new market
21:15 – Advice for founders after an acquisition
26:15 – Immigrating to the US
30:45 – Advice for Immigrant founders
33:24 – Advice for founders in/after YC

About this blog

We are a digital marketing company with a focus on helping our customers achieve great results across several key areas.

Request a free quote

We offer professional SEO services that help websites increase their organic search score drastically in order to compete for the highest rankings even when it comes to highly competitive keywords.

Subscribe to our newsletter!

More from our blog

See all posts

Leave a Comment