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  • Threadless Launches Type Tees, An App That Lets Anyone Put Their Funny Slogan On A T-Shirt

    Threadless Launches Type Tees, An App That Lets Anyone Put Their Funny Slogan On A T-Shirt

    Threadless has released its new Type Tees app, which lets anyone quickly design a t-shirt based on whatever funny slogan or witty saying they’d like to wear. The company then custom-prints those t-shirts and sends them to customers within days of purchase. Read More

  • Threadless Launches An iPhone App, Takes Its E-Commerce Shop Mobile

    Threadless Launches An iPhone App, Takes Its E-Commerce Shop Mobile

    Crowdsourced e-commerce company Threadless has existed on the web seemingly forever, connecting t-shirt and hoodie wearers with interesting designs submitted by members of its community. Now it’s taking its shop and its design voting platform mobile, enabling customers to let it know which designs they like the best and to instantly buy those that are already available. Read More

  • Threadless Makes Strategic Investment In Tattoodo, Which Is Kind Of Like Threadless… For Tattoos

    Threadless Makes Strategic Investment In Tattoodo, Which Is Kind Of Like Threadless… For Tattoos

    Ever want to get a tattoo but didn’t know what to actually get? New startup Tattoodo has created a crowdsourced platform where users can browse and purchase tattoo designs — or even have custom designs made. It’s bolstered by a strategic investment and advice by some veterans of community-driven T-shirt design shop Threadless. Read More

  • Threadless Gets Into The Greeting Card Game With Strategic Partnership And Investment In Open Me

    Threadless Gets Into The Greeting Card Game With Strategic Partnership And Investment In Open Me

    For more than a decade, Threadless has been the place to go to get interesting T-shirts and other apparel, all of which have been submitted and vetted by its own community. Now you’ll be able to find and send those designs on greeting cards, thanks to a strategic partnership with a new player in the space called Open Me. Read More

  • CrunchDeals: All Threadless Tees $12 Until 5/18!

    CrunchDeals: All Threadless Tees $12 Until 5/18!


    Who’s going to Threadless’s Camp Wannatee? I am! $12 tees for everyone! But don’t buy the shirt above. That one is mine and I would be oh-so-embarrassed if you and I attended the same dive bar with the same ironic tee on. So yes, let’s just agree right here and now that I’m the only one buy the shirt above. Let me suggest either this one or this one instead. Read More

  • Threadless Is Now Crowdsourcing For Causes

    Threadless Is Now Crowdsourcing For Causes

    Threadless, one of the original crowdsourcing sites that pioneered the idea a decade ago and is now paying out more than $1 million a year in artist fees, is not just for T-shirts anymore. Today, the company is introducing a crowdsourcing platform called Threadless Atrium, which is initially targeted at causes and cause-based marketing campaigns. “Threadless Atrium will allow… Read More

  • TC Teardown: 13 Ways To Get To $10 Million In Revenues (Part II)

    TC Teardown: 13 Ways To Get To $10 Million In Revenues (Part II)

    Editor’s note: This post is the second part of an analysis of different consumer Internet business models by guest author Steven Carpenter. It is suggested that you first read Part I. Most consumer Internet startups fall into a baker’s dozen of possible business models. In the first part of this post, I tried to lay out the three main buckets those business models fall into… Read More

  • Advice From Founders Who Bootstrapped Their Way to Success

    Advice From Founders Who Bootstrapped Their Way to Success

    In my last post, I discussed why the odds of a rookie entrepreneur getting seed financing from a VC are very slim. The reality is that less than 5% of venture money goes to seed-stage startups; VCs typically invest when a company has a working product, a tested business model, and a strong management team. It’s the entrepreneurs who take the risk; not the VCs. They beg and borrow money… Read More

  • Threadless: Prof. Yodstein by Gengis 72

    Threadless: Prof. Yodstein by Gengis 72

    Awesome but even if this shirt makes it through Threadless’s scoring process, there’s no reason for me to buy it. My wife doesn’t like walking through the mall with as it is. This T-shirt would earn me zero points. Read More

  • Tiny Speck Gets Digg's Designer. Digg Gets The Guy Who Designed Threadless

    Tiny Speck Gets Digg's Designer. Digg Gets The Guy Who Designed Threadless

    For the past four and a half years, anyone who has visited Digg has seen the work of Daniel Burka. But starting at the end of this month, Burka is moving on to a new project, he writes on the company’s blog today. Meanwhile, Digg is bringing in another high profile web designer to be its new Director of Design and User Experience, Jeffrey Kalmikoff, best known for his work on… Read More

  • Firefox Goes Threadless With Crowdsourced T-Shirt Store

    Firefox Goes Threadless With Crowdsourced T-Shirt Store

    Taking a page from Threadless, Mozilla is opening up its own online store featuring crowdsourced Firefox T-shirt designs. You can upload your own design, or pick from the gallery. The store is built on Zazzle‘s platform, which handles the printing, shipping, and billing. Zazzle is rolling out partner stores focused on other online communities as well, but this could turn out to be the… Read More