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Investering van 594 miljoen dollar in 63 Virtuele Werelden

01/22/2009 —

Interesting news:

January 19, 2009 – Austin, Texas — Virtual Worlds Management, the leading virtual worlds trade media company, has announced findings from a comprehensive study of accountable transactions showing that venture capital and media firms have invested more than $594 million in 63 virtual worlds related companies in 2008. Bron: Virtualworldsmanagement

Quarter for quarter, investments in virtual worlds are actually dropping quite rapidly. In Q4 $101 million was invested in 13 virtual worlds-related companies; in Q3 this number was $148.5 million, in Q2 it was $161 million, and in Q1 it was $184 million. Still, these huge investments show both how big the virtual worlds space really is and the fact that there’s still plenty of VC money to go around. Bron: Mashable

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