Linden Lab

Linden Lab develops platforms with 3D virtual world solutions. It products include Second Life: a 3D virtual world that provides tools for businesses, nonprofits, fashion designers, educators, and entrepreneurs to develop a virtual presence; and Blocksworld: a 3D build-and-play blocks game for iPad.
Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
297 (est)
Linden Lab was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Linden Lab Office Locations

Linden Lab has offices in San Francisco, Boston, Seattle, Charlotte and in 2 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
945 Battery St
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Linden Lab Data and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$19 m

Latest funding size

$11 m

Time since last funding

over 11 years


Linden Lab's latest funding round in March 2006 was reported to be $11 m. In total, Linden Lab has raised $19 m

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Linden Lab News and Updates

A primer on the Metaverse: The next iteration of the Internet

GUEST: Since my article on WebVR last month, I’ve gotten requests to better explain the concept of the Metaverse and why I’ve declared WebVR the undisputed missing link that will finally spark the next iteration of the Internet. WebVR is the free JavaScript API developed by Mozilla that lets you dri…

Tech companies to Trump: Your travel ban still sucks (and we're here to help strike it down)

Tech companies have a message for Donald Trump — your travel ban is still garbage, and we're going to keep on fighting it. More than 50 tech companies filed an official brief early Wednesday morning in support of Hawaii's efforts to strike down the most recent iteration of the Trump administrati…

GamesBeat weekly roundup: Switch has early success, and China bans mobile games from South Korea

Welcome to another GamesBeat weekly roundup! We’re still playing The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and we’re sharing tips that can help you on your Hyrule adventures. We also found out that Overwatch’s Symmetra is autistic, making the shooter’s cast even more diverse. Enjoy, and have a great …

The Augmented & Virtual Reality (AR/VR) Stack: 110+ Startups Building The Next Computing Platform

Funding to AR/VR startups reached an all-time high in deals and dollars last year. But with few exciting deals in the past few months and an absence of positive news or apparent progress from stealthy AR headset startup Magic Leap, interest in augmented and … Continued

Linden Lab teases the VR world of Sansar

Sansar is coming soon, and that means you may be able to live in virtual reality soon. Linden Lab‘s Sansar virtual reality world is debuting as an open beta test shortly, and the San Francisco company has released a video of what the place will look like. Linden Lab recently invited hundreds of new …

Milwaukee County requires Pokemon Go and AR/VR games to get land use permits

GUEST: When you own land, you often own the rights to minerals, oil, or metals beneath it. Do you also own the right to virtual or mixed reality creations on it? And do you have the legal ability to legislate their use or positioning over virtual representations of your property? That’s what Milwauk…
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