The Corporate Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Metaverse

The Corporate Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Metaverse

The Corporate Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Metaverse

It has taken 30 years since the term was coined in 1992, but big money has now moved into the metaverse—accompanied by big hype. Facebook, which changed its name to Meta Platforms, has promised to invest $10 billion in its Reality Labs operation this year. Microsoft is making a $70 billion bet on a metafuture with its planned acquisition of Activision Blizzard. Venture capital funds poured almost $25 billion into crypto-related investments in 2021.

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