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Websitelindenlab.com
Blogblog.secondlife.com
Twitter@LindenLab
CategoryGames/Entertainment
Phone(415) 243-9000
Emailcontact@lindenlab...
Employees300
Founded1999

Offices

Cambridge Office
1 Broadway St.
Floor 9-14
Cambridge, MA, 02451
USA
headquarters
945 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA, 94111
USA

People

CEO
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VP of Human Resources
VP of Product
VP of Engineering
VP of Marketing
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Acquisitions

Desura, 7/2013
BLOCKSWORLD, 1/2013
Enemy Unknown, 1/2010
onRez, 1/2009
XStreet SL, 1/2009

Investments

High Fidelity 4/2013

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Linden Lab

Linden Lab is the company that created The Second Life Grid platform and hosts the Second Life virtual world.

The Second Life Grid is the technology platform used to power the Second Life virtual world. In 2007, Linden Lab opened the Second Life Grid platform to the public, enabling businesses of all sizes to develop their own virtual world environments.

As of August 2008, Second Life boasts approximately one million active residents with 40-60 thousand online at any given time.

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Above: Home Page
Uploaded: 1/12/10

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Second Life

WebsiteSecondlife.com
StageLive
Launch DateJune 30, 2003
Tags virtual-world

Second Life is an Internet-based 3D virtual world where inhabitants - known as “Residents” - can create, buy, sell and experience virtual content. While the foundation of the world was created and is still hosted by Linden Lab, almost all of the content is user generated, accounting for more than 250 terabytes of data. With almost 15 million registered users from over 100 countries and a fully functioning economy with more than $300 million Linden Dollars transacted annually, Second Life offers a diverse virtual world experience.

Though mostly contained in its virtual domain, Second Life reaches into the outside world. There are large organizations present in Second Life, and many third-party services are also available that allow residents to convert Linden Dollars back into real-world currency. In many cases, digital properties within Second Life are sold for substantial amounts of real money.

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Above: Second Life Screenshot -- #1
Uploaded: 2/5/08

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  1. Second Life Maker Linden Lab Buys Desura For Games Distribution, Plans To Keep It Open (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. LINDEN LAB® ACQUIRES BLOCKSWORLD (freshnews.com) [edit]
  3. Linden Lab acquires Avatars United, Enemy Unknown AB (massively.com) [edit]
  4. Linden Lab Acquires Two Virtual Goods Trading Sites (paidcontent.org) [edit]
  5. Linden Lab Acquires Two Virtual Goods Trading Sites (paidcontent.org) [edit]
  6. Second Life Founder Raises $2.4M For New Stealth Startup, High Fidelity (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  7. Second Life Boosted with $8 Million in New Financing; Linden Lab and Benchmark Capital Aim for the Metaverse (allbusiness.com) [edit]
  8. 'Second Life' scores $11 million in funding (news.com) [edit]
  9. Second Life's New Leader: Rod Humble Becomes CEO of Linden Lab (lindenlab.com) [edit]
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