Art and Me

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PURPOSE

 

Create a commission-free e-commerce platform for artists to sell their art.

 
 
 

PROBLEM

 

Artists currently pay >33% commission fees online and ~60% in physical galleries. We are trying to make producing art economical for artists and affordable for patrons.

 
 
 

SOLUTION

 

We are building a free e-commerce platform for artists to sell their art & creating a content distribution platform to further monetise/distribute their art - all free for the artists.

 
 
 

CAUSES

 
  • Culture

 
 
 

WHO IS INVOLVED?

 

Keith is an innovator, entrepreneur, and athlete. He started his own hardware venture while he was still in college and his entrepreneurial spirit only flourished more after he moved to the Bay Area. He is currently managing a team of program managers at Facebook focusing on local insights (Linkedin). 

Meng He is an entrepreneur, an innovator, and artist. She often describes herself as a math and science nerd who stumbled into sales and marketing, but the one thing has never changed over the years is her passion and love for art. Her career started in data modelling and forecasting, and was followed by product management and business development in high tech companies, including Cypress, Maxim Integrated, and zGlue (Women of Wearables profile).

 
 
 

STATUS

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE PASSED

The application deadline has now passed and the team is now developing the project.