|GameGossip is reporting a press release from Linden Labs announcing additional financing for 'Second Life':|
San Francisco, CA - October 28, 2004 – Linden Lab®, creator of the acclaimed 3D digital world, Second Life®, announced today it has closed a financing round of $8,000,000 led by Benchmark Capital and with participation from Omidyar Network, a new organization lead by eBay founder, Pierre Omidyar. Existing investors including software pioneer Mitch Kapor also participated in the round.
“Second Life has a vibrant community where content creators and consumers reinforce one another, ”says Pierre Omidyar. “Better experiences attract more users, which further attracts entrepreneurial developers to enrich the experience. Opportunities abound and value is determined by the community.”