Melbourne online design marketplace 99designs will reach US$250 million ($340 million) in earnings paid out to designers at the end of the month, with US$50 million ($69 million) paid out in the last year alone.
In our second episode of Startup Daily Sessions, Liz Leigh sits down with CEO of 99Designs, Patrick Llewellyn.
Redbubble, the online marketplace for creatives, has released its half year financial performance and confirmed its intention to raise $50 million through an ASX listing in June.
Australian online design marketplace 99designs has launched a rebrand as it gears up for its next phase of expansion, with figures on its financial performance disclosed today showing the company racked up almost $82 million (US$60 million) in revenue over the last year.
Australian founded graphic design marketplace 99designs has just announced the closing of a $10 million Series B round led by Recruit Strategic Partners, the Silicon Valley-based venture capital arm of Japan’s Recruit Holdings Co.
When it comes to Melbourne based startups, you cannot argue with the fact that in 2014, they dominated the screen. Fun Project’s Startup Nation is one of many tech startup-focused ‘broadcast style’ ventures to be launched into the Australian media landscape.
Global self-service ticketing platform and events marketplace, Eventbrite, has today announced its partnership with 99designs, a graphic design marketplace home to over 310,000 designers worldwide. As a result of this partnership, event organisers will be able to connect with a diverse pool of graphic designers and source professional banner designs for their event pages.
Not too long ago Mikey De Wildt created a wordpress plugin as a bit of a side gig to work on at night when he got home from his role as an engineer and it wasn’t long before the Wordpress Backup to Dropbox plugin had over 740,000 downloads from around the world. It was the issues that came with servicing this base of customers that was inspiration for his new venture Influx.
99designs has just announced the acquisition of leading Brazilian design marketplace LogoChef and the launch of the Portuguese version of 99designs – offering Portuguese-language support and local currency capability to customers and designers throughout the country.
Aussie born company 99designs announced the acquisition of the largest online design market place in Germany yesterday 12designs. The acquisition of the second largest online design marketplace behind themselves in Europe is all part of the companies intense focus on international expansion. CEO of 99designs Patrick Llewellyn was in Germany for the announcment yesterday.