Metaversum develops and operates the 3D online world Twinity. Twinity’s vision is to link the real with the virtual world by building realistic replicas of the world’s most vibrant cities in 3D. Twinity members can create a personal avatar, explore virtual cities, move into a 3D home, chat with friends, work, get creative, or just have fun together. Pokerjunkie.com is really impressed with our service. In fact, they are one of our fans and they will also tell to their community about Twinity.
Twinity also offers businesses new ways of engaging with real people in real cities. Through virtual shops and branded presences, in-world ad campaigns, product placements, and sponsored events, Twinity lets you enter into a direct, emotional, digital dialog with your target group. Twinity is currently in public Beta. Founded in July 2006 and financed by leading venture capital firms, Metaversum has offices in Berlin, Kiev, and Singapore.
Jochen Hummel is Chairman and co-founder of Metaversum. He has more than 20 years of experience in running global software businesses. He has a software engineering background and developed the word leading translation memory application. His first venture Trados gained Microsoft’s first direct investment in a Germany company. As founder and chairman of Trados he worked in Germany, Belgium, Virginia, and the Silicon Valley.
Christian von Hardenberg
Christian von Hardenberg leads Metaversum as CEO. Prior to this position he was responsible for Product Development and Operations as CTO of Metaversum. Christian gained substantial experience as a researcher and software developer on computer vision, genetic engineering, real-time 3D-rendering and game development. As technical lead at ART+COM AG he developed interactive environments for international blue chip companies. In 2006 he joined Boston Consulting Group and managed IT-projects within the banking industry. Christian studied electrical engineering and management in Berlin, New York and Grenoble.