June’s live Cloud Wars Expo event featured dozens of industry leaders allowing the Acceleration Economy team access to the inner workings of the greatest growth market the world has ever known.
If you missed the Expo or just want to catch up on sessions you were not able to attend, then you’re in luck. We recorded more than 40 hours of education sessions from the event, which are available for free to Acceleration Economy subscribers. We’re also previewing the content in this series of Moments, which feature highlights from each session.
In this Cloud Wars Expo Moment, excerpted from the “Metaverse Landscape” education session, Kieron Allen details the leap many brands and celebrities are making to the Metaverse in order to capitalize on “the next iteration of the internet.”
00:01 — Kieron examines how brands and individuals leverage the evolving Metaverse to expand their digital presence.
00:38 — Unlike the dot-com boom, today’s world has a firmer grasp of the internet and its capabilities. The Metaverse is the “next iteration of the internet,” or Web 3.0.
00:57 — Financial service brands, like HSBC and J.P. Morgan, are investing heavily in Metaverse technologies, where it will soon be possible to initiate financial transactions. Kieron gives several additional examples of major brands in fashion, consumer tech, and entertainment making huge investments in Metaverse tech.
02:00 — Capitalizing on the Metaverse isn’t just for brands; prominent celebrities are revitalizing their careers by focusing on this new medium and the new ways it allows them to spur engagement.
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