Feb 8, 2013

designclue, Allowing To Place Orders For Designers Around The World In Japanese, Raises 15M Yen / Venture Now

PurpleCow, an operator of a crowd sourcing site, designclue, which allows anyone to order design work for designers around the world, revealed fundraising of 14.7 million yen with allocation of new shares to IncubateFund and East Ventures.

The startup plans to use the capital for recruiting of engineers and designers as well as marketing. ...

PurpleCow was founded on June 5, 2012. The team received awards at Kigyo (startup in Japanese) Challenge organzed by Skylight Consulting. ... It launched the closed beta version of designclue in the last September.

Venture Now 2/8/2013 [jp]

  • Crowd sourcing service has been hot area in Internet services in the last few years. Other services in this field that users can outsource tasks like design include CrowdWorks, Lancers, or MUGENUP. designclue tries to differentiate from them by allowing to order in Japanese to designers outside of Japan utilizing automatic translation system. In order to minimize issues caused by communication gap, the order sheet has many items with well segmentalized. 
  • http://www.designclue.co/

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