Dream of starting that business but don’t have the capital? Design and research your business model in the worlds largest user-created virtual world, test a prototype and get feedback from a global audience. It’s real, it’s Second Life, and it’s the journey of a lifetime!
Virtual World Entrepreneurship is a graduate-level course that examines online culture, design and production. While not intended to create professional online entrepreneurs, it prepares participants for immersion in a virtual environment, virtual market research and produce and execute a virtual business model that can become a template for future projects. Design decisions from a technology view will be assessed, along with the economies of a virtual world lifestyle.
Boris on the Flameboard prototype, created during the summer 2010 ENTP 6864 course.