Creative Market Closes $7M Series A Financing Round

Creative Market, a San Francisco, CA-based online marketplace for ready-to-use design assets from independent creators around the world, closed a $7M Series A financing round.

The round was led by Accomplice, with participation from Palm Drive Capital, and angels Patrick Lor, Don Parker and Gabriel Hammond.

The financing completes Creative Market’s spin out from Autodesk, which will retain a minority stake in the newly formed company.

The company will use the funding to further invest in the growth of the marketplace, hire to expand the team and launch new products.

Launched in 2012, by Aaron Epstein, CEO, and Chris Williams, Creative Market provides an online marketplace for people to bring their creative projects to life with ready-to-use design assets like fonts, graphics, photos and more from independent creators around the world. The platform has more than 22,000 independent creators selling 1.5m pre-made digital assets to a community of 3.5 million members.



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