Pocket Worlds

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We build worlds.

Our mission is to build deep, rich worlds that are playful, social, and last for decades. Our first world, Highrise, is a creative virtual world where people make avatars, express themselves, and create deep friendships along the way. Over 10 million people have already joined the world of Highrise, and it's growing faster every day.

Jobs at Pocket Worlds

Pocket Worlds
Founded:2013
Team Size:70
Location:Austin, TX

Active Founders

Anton Bernstein, CEO

I'm founder and CEO of Pocket Worlds, the social-first gaming company. Before Pocket Worlds, I founded LuxuryEscapes.com where I ran product and marketing. Before that, I was an analyst at Insight Venture Partners and associate at Redpoint. I love new ideas and products that entertain and delight. YC Badge: 0x9dd12e8a18fe70a889c7d27ac49623c2942c5b00

Anton Bernstein
Anton Bernstein
Pocket Worlds

Jimmy Xu, CTO

I'm the CTO and cofounder of Pocket Worlds, and I've spent the last 9 years working to make the virtual world mainstream and the metaverse a reality.