Filter Foundry Social Network for ‘Visual Creative Professionals’ Launches at DEMO

September 15, 2010

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ — FilterFoundry.com, the first Social Business Marketplace for designers and creative professionals, launched today opening up its platform to users worldwide.

According to the Company, Filter Foundry is the “Facebook(TM) for designers” with LinkedIn(TM) and Twitter(TM)-like career boosting features. Filter Foundry’s functionality makes it easy for a creative person or company to enhance their career: showcase and market talents, get paid work, hire, quick search for vital knowledge, learn/teach techniques, and buy digital products (purchase from millions of career related items) – all with a customized personal experience. The service is free to join and offers premium paid subscriptions and many transactional features.

Filter Foundry was conceived by veteran creative professionals to address frustrations caused by scattered online offerings and disparate resources offered to help elevate their career. “Finally a true creative social network where I can share my designs and concepts with artist who are passionate about design,” says Harald Belker, designer – auto and film.

“We saw the highly social nature of creative professionals and a very disparate marketplace for them online,” says CEO Patrick Bradley. “Our mission is to empower individuals and companies who have a stake in creative business, to engage daily and make money.”

Visual creative talent are some of the most engaged consumers online and Filter Foundry aims to capture their interest, weave into the fabric of their daily work life and help them find, purchase, share, showcase, teach and learn; and to build long term, career enhancing relationships.

Filter Foundry invites people and companies in career fields such as: web, interactive, gaming, film, advertising, television, animation, 3D, print, architecture, CAD/engineering, fine arts, photography, and traditional art.

About Parent Company, Filter Platforms Inc.:

Filter Platforms Inc. is privately held and has developed a versatile technology “Platform” in open source, and utilizes cloud hosting and virtual storage. Filter Platforms has built a next generation online Social Business Marketplace and is launching businesses which are transaction oriented and enabled with social features. Each Platform is built to target a specific professional worldwide audience, who rely on online “connections” and “transactions” to enhance their career life and to make money.

About the Founders

The team behind Filter Foundry has had successes and worked together at (2) prior start-up companies, including: a creative and technology digital agency (sold to Interpublic Group), a digital video media company (funded by professional institutions).

SOURCE Filter Foundry

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