Genius Group Limited, a leading entrepreneur EdTech and education group with over 4.3 million students in over 200 countries, has introduced Genius Metaversity 2.0, a virtual reality learning environment, in partnership with GeniusX and Vatom Labs to hold educational courses and summits in the Metaverse.
Genius Group’s Global AI Entrepreneur Summit, held on September 6 and 7, 2023, is being hosted this week in Genius Metaversity 2.0, with over 6,000 entrepreneurs registered to attend. Each has access to their own Genie AI, providing them with personalized guidance and learning, together with their virtual avatars, connecting in a global classroom, interacting with mentors and joining courses.
Genius Metaversity 2.0 is an upgrade and expansion of Genius Metaversity 1.0, launched in June 2023, and will continue to expand over the next three months with the following features:
- Access into a virtual 3D world, accessible via laptop or desktop, integrated into GeniusU, Genius Group’s Edtech platform.
- A central hub for students to meet their Genie AI and discover their talents, passions and purpose in order to personalize their learning journey.
- Four virtual campuses: Entrepreneur Campus, Investor Campus, University Campus and School Campus. Each campus contains a vibrant community, lead mentors, course content, GEMS (student credits), and live courses and events calendar.
- A Partner Portal for faculty and community partners to get certified and utilize GeniusU’s AI driven tools to build their global classrooms and offer their courses.
Speaking about the initiative, the Founder of Genius Group, Roger Hamilton, said:
We are excited to build on our partnership with Vatom Labs and welcome GeniusX, bringing their innovative designs to our Metaversity. GeniusX has built a leadership position in virtual worlds for learning with the Retreat App on the Meta Store. With the partners we have assembled and the current AR/VR projects and plans our partners have with well-known entities in this space, we are excited to be working with pioneers in the new world of gamified virtual learning. The future of education is in personalized, gamified, immersive learning. Genius Metaversity is a key part of our plan to strive to remain at the cutting edge of the advances in EdTech.
Vatom is dedicated to transforming how businesses connect with their target audiences. The platform enables more direct and meaningful interactions, helping to build stronger relationships, boosting loyalty, and driving growth. Only the Vatom platform offers a comprehensive suite of features, unrivalled ease-of-use, superior scalability, and robust security, demanded by Fortune 1000 companies, making it the only choice for businesses looking to optimize and grow.
Eric Pulier, Founder of Vatom, added:
Genius Metaversity is exactly the kind of project Vatom’s platform and set of tools have been designed for. We are excited to integrate our world-building tools and avatars with GeniusU’s partner portal, campuses and Genie AI. We also see potential in extending Genius Metaversity’s campus model to companies building their global classrooms to train and certify their teams and customers.
GeniusX is an XR development company founded by Nick Janicki, Lyle Mason, and Joe Polish that provides unique, interactive, immersive learning experiences for the future of education. Retreat App, a virtual reality education application on the Meta VR Store that hosts classes with the world’s best Metaverse professionals, is developed by the platform. Students can choose their virtual reality trip through interactive learning worlds, customized group classrooms, and stunning immersive surroundings, with photo-realistic scenery and real-life footage of educators.
Nick Janicki, Co-founder & CEO of GeniusX, commented:
This partnership is a fantastic opportunity to apply our unique learning methodologies to Genius University, which was first showcased in the Meta VR store. With the addition of GeniusX’s design expertise specific to virtual worlds, we look forward to accelerating the timeline in making Genius Metaversity available via fully immersive VR headsets and devices.
Genius Group strives to disrupt the current education model with a student-centred, life-long learning curriculum that prepares students with the leadership, entrepreneurial and life skills to succeed in today’s market. The firm believes that the current global education system needs an upgrade. Its curriculum includes programs ranging from school camps to entrepreneur accelerators, events, and online courses. By identifying each individual’s key talents, passions, and purpose, the platform connects them to a network of fellow students, skilled mentors, and teachers best positioned to help them succeed. Its personalized, passion-focused, purpose-based, flexible system centres students in a learning environment that is both high-tech and high-touch.
In July 2022, Genius Group announced the acquisition of the University of Antelope Valley, a for-profit institution that offers undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs.