Small Business Spotlight: Source4Style

Who: Benita Singh, @Source4Style

What: Online marketplace for textiles and designers

When: 2011

Where: New York City

How: Singh said the platform was created as a way for designers, both professional and amateur, to find textiles online. She said the company received a first installment of venture backing in mid-2012.

“We wanted a platform for them to find textiles 365 days a year, rather than just a few days a year at a trade show,” Singh said. “We saw a need for a more tech-driven solution.”

Quote from the owner: “We have 500 designers from 76 countries, and 135 suppliers showcasing,” she said.

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