July 11, 2014 8:35 AM ET

Internet Software and Services

Company Overview of Linden Research, Inc.

Company Overview

Linden Research, Inc. develops 3D virtual world solutions. It offers Second Life, a user-generated 3D virtual world that provides tools for businesses, nonprofits, fashion designers, educators, and entrepreneurs to develop a virtual presence; and Patterns, a 3D digital universe for users to shape. The company also provides Versu, an interactive storytelling platform that builds experiences around characters and social interaction; and Creatorverse, a two-dimensional shared creative space and a digital canvas on which users can build and set creations in motion, and share them. Its 3D virtual world solutions enable its residents/users to meet and interact with friends, enjoy entertainment fro...

945 Battery Street

San Francisco, CA 94111

United States

Founded in 1999





Key Executives for Linden Research, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
General Counsel
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Linden Research, Inc. Key Developments

Ebbe Altberg Joins Linden Lab as CEO

Linden Lab announced that Ebbe Altberg will lead the company as its new Chief Executive Officer. Most recently prior to joining the company, Altberg was COO of BranchOut. He has more than 25 years of experience managing teams that create world-class products and services also includes leadership roles at Ingenio (acquired by at&t Interactive) and Microsoft.

Linden Lab Launches Versu(TM) for iPad

Linden Lab announced the launch of Versu, a new character-driven interactive fiction platform that immerses readers in living stories. Versu is available for free for iPad on the App Store. Versions for Android devices will be released soon. The initial version of Versu for iPad is available on February 14, 2013 for free on the App Store. In addition to a brief tutorial, an interactive scene adapted from Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice and an original playable ghost story by Emily Short, titled "The House on a Cliff," are included with the free app. Another playable story by Short, a murder mystery titled, "A Family Supper," is available on February 14, 2013 for $4.99 and additional titles in a variety of genres will be periodically added.

Linden Research, Inc. Brings Creatorverse(TM) to Android

Linden Research, Inc. announced that Creatorverse is now available for Android(TM) devices on Google Play. The company recently also released the app for iPad on the App Store, and for Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD on Amazon. Creatorverse is a two-dimensional shared creative space, a digital canvas on which can build unique creations, set them in motion, and share them with the world to enjoy and remix. A video introduction and screenshots are available at Creatorverse.com and LindenLab.com.

Similar Private Companies By Industry

Company Name Region
All Enthusiast, Inc. United States
PA & Associates Healthcare, LLC United States
BestTransport.com, Inc. United States
VeriChannel, LLC United States
Reschedge United States

Recent Private Companies Transactions

No transactions available in the past 12 months.

Stock Quotes

Market data is delayed at least 15 minutes.

Company Lookup

Most Searched Private Companies

Company Name Geographic Region
NYC2012, Inc. United States
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law United States
Bertelsmann AG Europe
Rush University United States
Greater Houston Partnership United States

Sponsored Financial Commentaries

Sponsored Links

Report Data Issue

To contact Linden Research, Inc., please visit www.lindenlab.com. Company data is provided by Capital IQ. Please use this form to report any data issues.

Please enter your information in the following field(s):
Update Needed*

All data changes require verification from public sources. Please include the correct value or values and a source where we can verify.

Your requested update has been submitted

Our data partners will research the update request and update the information on this page if necessary. Research and follow-up could take several weeks. If you have questions, you can contact them at bwwebmaster@businessweek.com.