Over 12,000 sellers use the company’s on-demand ecommerce system today, which makes for a catalog 2.5 million photos big. Customers range from high-end art photogs to illustrators, Fotomoto CEO Ahmad Kiarostami tells me.
The company has done a lot of hiring lately, explaining the need for additional capital, but Kiarostami says Fotomoto is also close to securing a number of enterprise deals. Already, its solution is integrated into a variety of platforms and photo solutions, as you can see here.
Some of these partners, such as 500px and Photoblog.com, have integrated Fotomoto support deeply into their platforms, enabling users to start selling their photos using the startup’s ecommerce solution in about 5 minutes.
Kiarostami says the company is currently aggregating a wealth of image analytics, which it hopes to make available to its users soon.
On an interesting sidenote: Kiarostami tells me it’s getting so hard to find good engineers in the Bay Area these days, that he had to recruit and relocate his new VP of Engineering, Khash Sajadi, all the way from London, UK.
Fotomoto is an e-commerce system specifically designed for photos. If you are a photographer or you operate a website with a big photo inventory, Fotomoto helps you monetize your photos and sell them in a professional way – on your own website. You will sell without any hassle. Fotomoto takes care of everything: processing order right on your website, processing the payment, making a print (or other products), and shipping it to the customers. Our goal is to let...