In 2006, two friends launched a website called Etsy with the goal of bringing artisans and artists together so they could sell their work directly to consumers. Though originally started as a side project, today Etsy is one of the world’s largest online marketplaces for handmade goods with over 250
Rosie Nguyen is the co-founder and CCO of Fanhouse, a startup that helps content creators monetize their work. Her reluctance to become an entrepreneur was pushed by issues at other content platforms. She and her team intentionally protect their content creator customers from third-party exploitation by choosing not to sell advertising or distribute affiliate commissions. In March of this year, Fanhouse raised $3 million in seed funding from Mayfield Ventures and 500 Startups.
Each week, Found publishes a new article written by a founder who has overcome obstacles to build their business. These articles offer insights and advice on how to succeed in entrepreneurship.
This Week’s Creator: Angela Akeroyd
After working as an account manager for several
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