GoVenture World is the most authentic business game ever. By authentic we mean real. You'll think like a real entrepreneur, make decisions like a real CEO and interact with other players like a real business, and the economics and markets behave just as they do in the real world.
GoVenture World is a global business game where you run a virtual business while competing and collaborating with others around the world. You choose your career path, apply your real-world expertise in your own virtual businesses or learn brand new skills. Everyone can play GoVenture World, you do not need to be a gamer. You do not have to spend lots of time playing, but we think you might want to.
GoVenture World is a live role-playing experience that becomes integrated into your daily life almost in an augmented reality way. Play anywhere at any time using a computer, tablet, or smartphone. GoVenture World is a persistent virtual business world. Even when you're not logged in the world, your business continues to operate. Time moves much faster than in the real world so you can experience more business faster. The world is based upon a realistic map with countries and economics that closely match the real world. You determine your business location based on markets, demographics, income taxes, and duties. You can even lobby the government to make changes. You begin by starting and running a manufacturing or retail business.
As a manufacturer you issue production orders and watch and wait for your product to be made depending on the quantity and type of product it may take a few minutes, hours, or days for your product to be ready. Once they are ready you must try and sell them. Post them on the open market to auctioned or make direct contact with another player running a retail business. Negotiate the deal and ship your product, then issue an invoice to be paid.
With a retail business you choose your signage and salespeople and purchase products for your inventory. Watch virtual consumers as they browse, and buy. The decisions you make in GoVenture World are all high level, so you can focus on your business strategy you over days, weeks, months, and years of gameplay. GoVenture World is deeply social. As you run your business you can access services from other types of businesses managed by other players. Ad agencies conduct marketing for your company including email campaigns, banner, and video advertising. Law Firms trademark your business name, mediate disputes between you and other businesses, file and defend lawsuits, and act as financial escrow agents and bankruptcy trustees. Investment Banks help you raise money by issuing loans, floating bonds, or underwriting your stock issue. Yes you can even experience an IPO in GoVenture World.
When you earn enough money and business experience points you can start and operate several types of businesses. You can also use your money to build a personal Investment Portfolio by buying stocks and bonds issued by other businesses on the primary and secondary Market. As you reach specific achievements you will level up and be rewarded with a variety of badges that you can earn to help grow your business knowledge. You have the option of playing fun challenges or taking mini courses. Your success in GoVenture World is measured by profit, Equity, business experience points, and reputations much like it is in the real world. GoVenture World is so authentic that you may just want to add your accomplishments on your real world resume. With GoVenture World gaming is no longer a guilty pleasure because the virtual world experience is real..