CustomMade raises $1.2M for its directory of woodworkers and more
June 9, 2010 by Anthony Ha as seen on venturebeat.com
CustomMade, a site where visitors can connect with woodworkers and other custom goods-makers, announced today that it has raised just under $1.2 million in an angel round of funding.
The site was built by a [...]
CustomMade Connects Custom Goods Buyers With Artisans, Raises $1.15M
by Robin Wauters on Jun 9, 2010
CustomMade, which operates an online marketplace designed to connect buyers of custom made furniture, cabinetry, and other products with artisans, today announced it has secured an angel round of funding for $1.15 million.
The funding will be used to expand consumer-based [...]
Seth in For Customers
, Founder's Blog on June 8, 2010
I’ve decided to do a two-part Blog post discussing our not-so-positive experience buying a mattress this past weekend. While I have my custom cherry bed (a custom metal bed as well), and custom cherry nightstands, my fiancée and I are in somewhat desperate need of a new mattress!
Before I launch into my post, you [...]
Mike in Custom Inspiration
, For Customers on June 3, 2010
What could you add to your home that would epitomize summer, sunshine, beaches, a tropical island paradise, and an exotic vacation?
A tiki bar!
Although influenced by Polynesian tiki figure carvings and commonly associated with Polynesian cultures, the “tiki bar” phenomenon of the mid-20th century more accurately reflects an American vision of a romanticized Pacific [...]
If you are in the market for furniture and are wondering if a custom-made piece is truly a better value when inexpensive mass-produced furniture is so readily available in retail stores, make sure you are getting all the facts. This segment from ABC’s Good Morning America from 2006, featuring woodworker Stewart Crick and author Jennifer [...]