Avapreneurship (Avatar Girişimcilik): Second Life Sanal Yaşam dünyasında Girişimcilik sürecine ilişkin bir süreç önerisi
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CitationÖzeltürkay, Eda Yaşa, Gülmez, Murat, Sağtaş, Saadet.(2014).
The rapid development of technology and effect of globalization make significant changes mandatory in economic structures in parallel of increasing competition. Especially Y and V generations’ people can easily adapt to the virtual world’s truth. Human life is no longer progressing in parallel with real-life conditions. Open a shop, comparing to the real world, the virtual world’s operating costs are lower and their job potentials are higher and more attractable. In 2003, in the Linden Lab in San Francisco virtual entrepreneurs were appeared and most popular portal is considered to be the virtual world of Second Life (SL). This study’s aim is to investigate the profile of second life users in the world and interview with them about their usage. It is accepted that the most popular virtual world is SL. Who has an active store in avatar-uncover the profiles of entrepreneurs and virtual entrepreneurship is intended to describe. Inspired from the work generated Kieger has done the survey form has been applied the current Snowball sampling method 87 avatars. In addition, profitability and on a voluntary basis is made of five face-to-face with the avatar online. The analysis of frequency and percentage rates of data utilized.