CustomMade

The first and largest web platform that connects clients with independent artisans who produce furniture, jewellery, home decor and other personalised items. Its founders bought the wood craftsmen web platform and improved it to connect artisans with people who would like to buy tailor-made products.

United States
Impact indicators
  • It has grown from a community of 350 carpenters in 2009 to one with 20,000 artisans registered.
  • From 2009 to 2010, the number of visitors to the web platform tripled.
  • An average of $700 per project done.
  • It has secured funding to keep improving and adapting the platform throughout the growth process, raising a total of $7.65 million in venture capital funds.

Entrepreneur

Michael Salguero and Seth Rosen