Threadless is an online community of artists and an e-commerce website basedin Chicago, Illinois. In 2000, co-founders Jake Nickell and Jacob DeHart startedthe company with $1,000 of their own money.Threadless designs are created by and chosen by an online community. Eachweek, about 1,000 designs are submitted online and are put to a public vote.After seven days the staff reviews the top-scoring designs. Based on theaverage score and community feedback, about 10 designs are selected eachweek, printed on clothing and other products, and sold worldwide throughthe online store and at their retail store in Chicago. Designers whose work isprinted receive $2,000 in cash and $500 in Threadless gift cards, which can beexchanged for $200 cash. Each time a design is reprinted, the respective artistreceives $500 cash. Threadless keeps rights to the design on clothing; designerskeep the rights to their designs on all other media.
TOM RYANActualDirector en Trunk ClubDirector en SmuleCEO en Threadless / skinnyCorpAnteriorEntrepreneur-in-Residence en Bessemer VenturePartnersSenior Vice President, Digital Strategy andDevelopment en EMI MusicMobile Music Consultant en Virgin Mobile USAEducaciónINSEADDartmouth CollegeSitios webhttp://about.me/thomasryanhttp://www.threadless.com/http://thomasryan.org/http://thomasryan.tumblr.com/Twitter:https://twitter.com/#!/thomasryanLinkedIn:http://www.linkedin.com/in/thomasvryan
JAKE NICKELLActualFounder, Chief Community Officer en skinnyCorpAnteriorTemporary Professor en The Art Institute of ChicagoProgrammer en Cyberworks Media GroupSales Associate en CompUSAEducaciónIllinois Institute of ArtSitios webhttp://www.threadless.com/http://jakenickell.com/Twitter:https://twitter.com/#!/skawPerfil públicohttp://www.linkedin.com/in/jakenickell
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