The term ‘metaverse’ exploded into popular consciousness last November, when Mark Zuckerberg rebranded Facebook as Meta; thereby making a very public declaration that he was pinning the company’s future on this concept, which is still widely debated in terms of its definition and use.

Watch Ben Rogoff explain why he believes the metaverse could best be defined as “the successor state for the mobile internet” and, while it remains early days, why the Polar Capital Global Technology Team see it potentially as one of the most exciting emerging technology trends today.

Ben also explores how a framework for the metaverse is already beginning to emerge, highlighting the realities of the scale of infrastructure needed to support it.