Entrepreneur Plus - Short White
For Subscribers

Why the Metaverse Matters — A Guide for Entrepreneurs and Innovators As the metaverse continues to gain momentum, some revealing statistics offer a roadmap for entrepreneurs and innovators to unlock its potential.

By Patrik Wilkens

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.

The metaverse refers to a digital realm where people can connect with each other and digital content across various platforms and devices. It is not a singular product or service but an interconnected network of experiences spanning gaming, social media, entertainment, education, commerce and beyond.

While the concept of the metaverse has existed for decades, recent advancements in technology and changes in consumer behavior have propelled it into the limelight. The potential for engagement and innovation in this digital realm is incredible, as these statistics demonstrate:

This is a subscriber-only article. Join Entrepreneur+ today for access

Editor's Pick

Related Topics

Business News

Is LinkedIn a Dating App? Woman Goes Viral After Man Slides Into Her (LinkedIn) DMs

The internet is debating whether or not looking for dates on LinkedIn is a "classy" move or a "red flag."


Get This 4-in-1 USB-C Charger for Apple Devices for $19.99

Get this useful, lightweight charger for a great price (regularly $29).

Money & Finance

7 Ways to Make Extra Income Even With a Full-Time Job

Want to make more money? Real estate investing, Amazon ecommerce and the sharing economy are waiting for you.

Money & Finance

Want to Become a Millionaire? Follow Warren Buffett's 4 Rules.

Too many entrepreneurs are counting too heavily on a company exit for their eventual 'win.' Do this instead.

Personal Finance

5 Entrepreneurial Mindset Principles That Empower Financial Literacy

Adopting the right mindset is key to financial literacy. Follow these five guiding principles to enhance your understanding of wealth creation and growth.


A Guide to Effective Crisis Leadership — Key Steps to Lead Your Team Through Turbulent Times

The essential strategies and skills required to be a successful crisis leader and guide your organization through difficult times.