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  • Blerp Aims To Turn The Web Into One Big Forum

    San Francisco startup RocketOn, the company behind a virtual world platform that bares the same name, has more tricks up its sleeve and is today showing off the second product it created. The web application it’s introducing today is dubbed Blerp, and its ambition is to turn the Web into a giant interactive message board by making it possible for visitors to add text comments and… Read More

  • RocketOn Layers A Virtual World Onto The Web

    Last February we hinted at South San Francisco startup Rocketon’s plan to release a virtual world that spanned the web. At the time, it appeared as though the company was pursuing an embeddable widget strategy. But instead of integrating virtual worlds into webpages, it has actually placed one on top of them so that avatars can roam the web just as you currently surf it. Comparisons can… Read More

  • RocketOn Gets $5 M For Embeddable Virtual Kids World

    RocketOn is a San Francisco based startup is making a 2D virtual world you can access across any site through an embeddable widget. They also just raised $5 million from the D. E. Shaw group’s venture capital unit, bringing total investment up to $5.8 million. In its alpha state, this virtual world is simply a chat widget with some avatars you can walk around the screen with the click of… Read More