gogofrog continues to ramp up despite funding being elusive…
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If you’re based in the West, there’s a good chance you haven’t heard of Gogofrog, the Web-based virtual world based out of Australia. “You probably wouldn’t because of who we are and what we’ve been doing,” said Gogofrog Founder and CEO Vincent Teubler. “We’ve been keeping very much to ourselves and not spending much money on advertising.” All that is getting ready to change.
Gogofrog didn’t start out as a plan for a virtual world. It started out of Teubler and Creative Director Lorenzo Lorefice’s desire to do something different with their IT recruiting company’s website.
“99% of Web pages are just brochures,” said Teubler. “People aren’t going in and interacting or transacting. They’re just looking at the furniture and the directory. You find a lot of sales people looking to just find who to contact. I thought, let’s do something different. Why don’t we look at a 3D play?”
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