Akoha, the world's first 'social reality game' announced on August 2, 2011 that it would be closing on August 15, 2011.
About Akoha (Akoha.com 'About Us')
Akoha is built on the basic premise that special little moments make life more awesome. We embrace this idea by offering hundreds of real-world missions, which are simple real world activities. These missions are meant to encourage users to discover new experiences, capture them, and share them with friends.
Akoha Inc. is a Montreal-based social media company that leverages the Web and mobile technologies to encourage people to embrace and share special moments that make life a little more awesome. Founded by Austin Hill & Alex Eberts, Akoha offers an abundance of real-world activities designed to invite people to discover life’s special moments, to capture them, and to share them with friends.
Closing announcement on the Akoha blog (August 2, 2011)
Dear Akoha Community Member,
We’re writing today to tell you the unfortunate news that after 3 years of operation Akoha.com will be closing its doors on August 15th 2011. Please note that you will be able to sign-in and play missions up until that date.
In the fall of 2007 we set out to create a new type of community to highlight fun, real-world activities that would help people explore and enjoy life to the fullest. From all the amazing missions that the Akoha community has played over the past 3 years we feel comfortable in saying that we were able to reach that goal.
Unfortunately and despite our best efforts, we weren’t able to generate enough revenue to cover our expenses so we’re left with no other choice but to close the site.
We’d like to thank all the dedicated Akoha team members who have contributed their energy and talents to the project and also to our investors for the support that they have shown us over the past few years.
And finally, we’d like to thank you, our incredible community members, for being part of this journey with us. We have been delighted, inspired and moved by all the wonderful missions you have played. We hope Akoha has brought a little additional enjoyment and satisfaction to your lives.
For those who would like to save a pdf archive of all your Akoha activity please see below for instructions.
Thanks again for being part of this incredible journey with us!
The Akoha Team
The panic download contains user profiles and missions.