Austin entrepreneur building $4.4 million island in Metaverse


An Austin-based entrepreneur is behind a new $4.4 million island in the Metaverse. Adam Hollander launched White Sands, a tropical island getaway in the Metaverse that people can call home for a while. White Sands will offer 250 pre-built luxury villas and will offer activities such as paintball, golf, stand-up comedy, and hot air ballooning. Hollander is a serial entrepreneur who sold his gamification software to Microsoft in 2015 and has become a popular NFT influencers with 25,000 Twitter followers.