While Minted may be best known as a site for Christmas cards and wedding invites, the company bills itself as a design marketplace that crowdsources designs from independent artists in 100 countries for much more than just stationery.

Minted CEO on the next step in its retail expansion
Yahoo! Finance, July 2019

In July 2019, Minted and Samsung announced an innovative collaboration for this platform, offering 23 pieces from 21 artists. But, this partnership with Minted has more significance than just giving consumers more options. It will also help support independent artists.

Samsung And Minted Bring Art To Your Television
Forbes., July 2019

Mariam Naficy shares her entrepreneurial journey, from starting Eve.com in the late 1990s with her friend in her apartment to growing her second company, Minted, into the largest design crowdsourcing platform on the Internet.

How I Built This with Guy Raz
NPR, June 2018

With Minted’s help, New York City-based artist Christine Llewellyn left her career in finance to pursue her passion for art and design.

Turn Your Creativity into Cold, Hard Cash
TODAY, June 2017
JULY 2019

Minted Launches Licensing Business, Bringing Unique, Independent Design to Products of All Kinds

Minted, the design marketplace known for bringing unique design from independent artists to consumers everywhere, today announced the launch of its licensing business serving major retailers and brands who seek differentiated design. Two global leaders in consumer design - Samsung and method - have signed on as the first partners to tap into Minted’s design sourcing and predictive analytics platform.

DECEMBER 2018

Minted Announces $208 Million in Series E Funding from Permira Funds and T. Rowe Price

Minted, the leading independent design company that brings unique, best-selling design to market at scale, today announced the closing of their $208 million Series E financing from the Permira funds as well as funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. The investments were led by Permira’s Brian Ruder, Co-Head of Technology and Partner, and T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.’s Henry Ellenbogen, portfolio manager of T.Rowe Price New Horizons Fund. Minted plans to use the financing to expand into new channels and reach more consumers.

NOVEMBER 2017

Minted Introduces First-Ever In-Home Portrait Photography Service with Photo-Op

Minted, the marketplace of independent artists, today announces the launch of Photo-Op, the first ever on-demand, in-home, affordable portrait photography service. With the touch of a button, anyone can organize a photo shoot at the time and location of their choosing, and work with Minted photo retouchers and stylists to incorporate their new photos into the perfect holiday card. Starting at $100, customers can book a 30-minute in-person session with one of Minted's independent portrait photographers, at home or at a location of their choice. Inspired by the growing on-demand lifestyle and the service-assisted shopping that customers crave, Photo-Op is a complete departure from booking a service with a traditional photo studio.

MARCH 2017

Minted Launches the Minted 50: 50 Days of Spontaneous Creativity

Minted, the global marketplace of independent artists, today announced the launch of the Minted 50, a series of 50 creative projects produced on 50 consecutive days by 50 artists and creatives. Celebrating creativity in the everyday, each project will be spontaneous and completed within the course of one day. At the end of 50 days, all of the projects will be exhibited at the gallery of Van’s General Store in New York City, and auctioned off to benefit RxArt, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to help children heal through the extraordinary power of visual art.

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