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Roblox founder and CEO: Our business plan 17 years ago predicted the rise of metaverse


By Kevin Stankiewicz

November 9, 2021

Roblox founder and CEO David Baszucki told CNBC on Tuesday that the online-gaming platform’s business plan from nearly two decades ago foresaw the rise of the metaverse, an increasingly buzzy term on Wall Street used to describe interactive, immersive virtual worlds.

The idea has gotten a lot of attention in recent weeks after the company formerly known as Facebook renamed itself Meta, a decision management has said reflects its growing ambitions beyond social media and into the so-called metaverse.

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