01 Apr 2022

Citi Sees Metaverse Economy as Large as $13T by 2030

Citi is the latest Wall Street player to issue a bullish forecast for web3 and the metaverse, which describe a future vision for the internet built around decentralized technologies and virtual worlds. The metaverse economy could be an $8 trillion to $13 trillion total addressable market by 2030, Citi said in

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28 Feb 2022

Building a brand in the metaverse

What do Snoop Dogg, Nike, Sotheby’s, and PwC all have in common? They’ve all invested in real estate in the metaverse. Looking beyond the world we see in two dimensions on screens—phones, laptops, desktops, or iPads—they have decided to purchase a plot of pixels in a three-dimensional virtual world we can

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28 Feb 2022

Meta’s Plea At MWC 2022: Come Build Metaverse-Ready Networks With Us

On the eve of the Mobile World Congress trade show in Barcelona, Facebook parent company Meta issued a bid for partners to work with the company on bringing its vision for the metaverse to life. When Facebook announced it would change its name to Meta in October, it was staking its

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25 Feb 2022

Decentralized Compute Is The Foundation Of The Metaverse

The metaverse is still a thing, an experience, a service in the making, an envisioned 3D world fueled in large part by artificial intelligence and immersive graphics that will, many hope, be a place where consumers can play games and interact with others and companies can do business in ways

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23 Feb 2022

The Metaverse Is Coming; We May Already Be in It

A few years ago, while doing research for a virtual reality (VR) program at MIT that I would be running, I donned a VR headset and played a ping-pong game. The game was so realistic that it momentarily fooled my brain. When it ended, I instinctively tried to put the

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22 Feb 2022

The Important Difference Between Web3 And The Metaverse

Two terms that are generating a lot of hype and excitement in the world of business technology right now are Web3 (sometimes called web 3.0) and metaverse—judging by some of the coverage, you would be forgiven for thinking that they refer to the same thing. Actually, although they are related

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22 Feb 2022

Big brands are jumping into the metaverse – will their bet pay off?

The metaverse. You’ve heard about it. You’ve read about it. But do you really understand it? Unfortunately, most small business owners I know don’t. They should. The metaverse is virtual. But it’s also real. It’s an online world that might generate its own economy. So far it’s been mostly created and

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21 Feb 2022

Here’s How Companies Plan to Take Advantage of The Metaverse

The beginning of the year was marked by a cascade of corporate announcements about their plans for the metaverse, the crypto sphere, and NFTs. Faced with the multitude of announcements, it is logical to wonder what is the business model behind it and especially if these are not simply smokescreens

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18 Feb 2022

The Metaverse: A 5-Year Forecast of How It Will Affect Your Business

The metaverse is having its moment internationally, accelerated by COVID-19’s impact on digital-based economies and disruptions to offline business models. The rise of blockchain, digital assets, and nonfungible tokens (NFTs) further fuels the demand for the metaverse. Defined as a virtual-reality space in which users can interact, the metaverse is

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16 Feb 2022

JPMorgan Is the First Bank Into the Metaverse, Looks at Business Opportunities

JPMorgan, the largest bank in the U.S., said it has become the first lender to arrive in the metaverse, having opened a lounge in Decentraland, a virtual world based on blockchain technology. As well as the unveiling of the Onyx lounge (the name refers to the bank’s suite of permissioned Ethereum-based

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