PRESS RELEASE: Fotolia acquires crowdsourcing design community
Leading online stock photography agency purchases the pioneer in crowdsourced design: Wilogo.com
NEW YORK, NY - (March 15, 2012) - Fotolia announces the acquisition of Wilogo.com, a leading crowdsourcing design community. Since its inception in 2006, Wilogo has been connecting businesses and designers from all over the world. Wilogo.com is available in 4 languages, and has produced hundreds of thousands of logos for its clients. Wilogo's community also has designers with skills in print, web, and packaging design, fulfilling businesses with the entire range of their marketing and communications needs.
Citing similarities in corporate mantras, Fotolia CEO Oleg Tscheltzoff expressed optimism towards future prospects of the two companies working together. "Both Fotolia and Wilogo are pioneers in the democratization of graphic design on the Internet. We've helped hundreds of thousands of photographers sell images at affordable prices to millions of business owners and graphic designers. Wilogo goes a step further by helping business owners launch their businesses with the look of an amazing brand on a bootstrap budget."
For a fee of just $295, Wilogo clients post their design specifications to thousands of designers. Just days later, hundreds of custom designed logos are shown. After selecting the top choices, final logos are modified and presented with complete international usage rights. Wilogo's service is backed by a 100% money-back guarantee.
"Response from our customers, as well as our design community has been amazing. We've served clients as big as L'Oréal and Danone, as well as Internet startups like Seesmic", says Wilogo CEO Jérôme Bazin. "They're constantly telling us that we have the best solution for their branding needs."
Founded in 2006 as the world's first crowdsourcing design community, Wilogo connects businesses with designers throughout the world with design contests for logos, print, web and packaging design. Businesses get fast, dependable and professional looking designs, while designers get paid for their winning entries. Wilogo is based in Germany and France, and is available in 4 languages, including English and Spanish.
Over 3 million people prefer Fotolia for affordable, royalty‐free images, graphics and HD videos. With the introduction of the Infinite Collection, Fotolia became the first worldwide microstock organization to
offer both crowdsourced and professional images on one site. Founded in New York City in 2004, Fotolia spans the globe with websites in 12 languages and offices in 14 countries. With over 16 million files to choose from, find it on Fotolia.com.
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