Icelandic gaming company CCP, maker of the award-winning EVE Online virtual reality game, was built on the principle of pushing the envelope and breaking new ground. So it made perfect sense that they were looking for an out-of-the-box, cutting-edge way to capture their users’ attention at the end of 2019 to increase engagement and retention.

Virtually every industry is suffering – directly or indirectly – over the worldwide shut-down caused by the novel Coronavirus. And of course, the airline industry is perhaps one of the hardest hit: In April 2020, global passenger capacity was down by a crippling 91%; the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) of the U.N. predicts 1.2 billion fewer travelers by September 2020 as compared to a typical year, with a revenue loss of $160-$253 billion for the first nine months of 2020. This complete decimation would have been hard to imagine a few months ago.

Today, over 6% of all mortgages are in forbearance. That’s up from only 0.25% at the beginning of March.12 An astronomical increase such as this has the potential to lead to astronomical problems, such as potentially devastating consequences for borrowers who don’t fully understand their forbearance repayment options.

Every day at 7 pm, NYC claps.
Every day at 7 pm, the city that never sleeps drops everything to recognize and thank our healthcare workers for the selfless love and compassion they show their patients. They’re doing their jobs, but really - they’re doing so much more than that.