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Wednesday, October 7 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Session Title: Crowdsourcing Creativity

Yesterday’s focus group participant is becoming today’s creator. In this session, Mariam Naficy, Founder and CEO of Minted, will discuss the business advantages behind using a crowdsourced model and how the model redefines the relationship between businesses and customers. Minted, the crowdsourced design marketplace, enables a passionate global community of artists to be at the center of the business model from start to finish. From entering monthly challenges, to voting on designs that will in turn be sold on the platform, Minted’s content is defined by the community. 

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Mariam Naficy

CEO, Minted
Mariam Naficy is the Founder and CEO of the design marketplace, Minted, and a pioneer of consumer Internet businesses since co-founding her first company, Eve.com, in 1998. Mariam invented Minted’s unique, crowdsourced and curated marketplace model with the mission of building... Read More →

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Minted connects you with the best independent artists to bring you endlessly fresh, truly unique art, stationery, and home decor you won’t find anywhere else.

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Lexie Loader

Freelance Artist, Academy of Art University
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Meilan Ou

Owner, Project H
Full-stack SaaS Development, Data Analysis, Product/Project Management, E-Commerce, Visual Design, Architecture & Interior

Wednesday October 7, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm PDT