Our president Mike Salguero sat down with About.com blog writer Abe Abbas for a chat about CustomMade.com and what we can give to our subscribers as well as our consumers. Mike and Abe spoke about the advantage we offer for custom artisans as far as marketing themselves online and [...]
Published June 14, 2010
Inside Job Your Online Guy Who Knows a Guy
Sometimes you have to go to strange places to get what you want.
Like to the French Quarter to get a Bellini. To Fargo to hear a great bluesman. And to a curiously low-grade corner of the Internet to get someone to make [...]
CustomMade, the world’s largest online marketplace for custom services, today announced it has secured an angel round of funding for $1.15 million. The funding will be used to expand consumer-based marketing, branch out into other custom verticals and increase staff for website development and sales. The round consisted of three Boston-based private investors, and was [...]
CustomMade Raises $1.15M in Angel Funding from Three Boston Investors
June 9th, 2010 by Kyle Psaty
Some people just know what they want.
Cambridge-based CustomMade.com announced this morning that they’ve secured $1.1M in funding from a set of unnamed investors. The two-year old company is a marketplace for custom services in the form of wood, [...]
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 [...]
I am so excited about CustomMade’s revamped website. It’s extremely user friendly. I love the section at the bottom of the main page that shows “Artisans Serving Your Area,” making it even easier to buy locally. The “Newest Artisans” tab can help you keep abreast of the latest and greatest. With just a quick tap [...]
Seth in Company News and Info
, For Customers on May 4, 2010
Enter to win our Custom Made for Mom giveaway this week, and you could win one of two $125 gift certificates for your Mom towards a custom made commission from one of our artisans.
Now’s your chance to thank her for her unconditional love with something really special – something custom made. That ought to [...]
The mission of CustomMade goes beyond connecting those looking for custom works with those artisans who create them. We believe it is to teach people that buying custom items is a better value: higher-quality product that is tailored to the specific tastes of a consumer.
Well, we decided to take our own advice when we [...]
CustomMade in Company News and Info
, For Customers
, For Makers on March 17, 2010
Today’s article by Brendan Lynch at Mass High Tech discusses CustomMade.com and our purchase of the website from the former owner last year. The article mentions that we are interested in moving into custom metal work, custom textiles, and custom glass, mosaics, and ceramics… We are doing this because we have been interacting with a number [...]