• Imagekind Acquired By CafePress For $15-20 Million

    Imagekind, the art site that describes itself as “a hybrid art gallery, photo-sharing service and a print-on-demand service” has been acquired by CafePress for $15-$20 million in cash and stock, according to VentureBeat. The site, which was launched two years ago, allows artists to upload and sell framed prints of their pieces, and also allows users to purchase one-off prints of… Read More

  • ImageKind Scores Partnership With Flickr

    When we wrote about Photo printing site ImageKind in February, the company said they were close to announcing a large portal distribution partnership. Earlier this month a reader suggested to us that the partnership might be with Flickr based on some code that appeared on the ImageKind site that accessed the Flickr API. Today, that reader turned out to be right – Flickr launched… Read More

  • ImageKind Raises $2.6 Million

    We reported last month that Seattle-based ImageKind, where artists can upload their work and sell custom framed prints to others, was in acquisition discussions with Amazon. ImageKind competes with’s new Sistino project – rumor had it that was also looking at the company late last year for a possible acquisition. At the time of our post, ImageKind President Kevin… Read More

  • Amazon To Dabble More in Customization?

    I heard from two independent sources this morning that Amazon, eager to expand their customized product suite after their 2005 acquisition of CustomFlix, is in acquisition discussions with young Seattle-based startup ImageKind. ImageKind, a 14 person company launched just last August, is a site where artists can upload their work and sell custom framed prints to others. Like CafePress and… Read More