Google Investors See Promise in ZazzleEcommerceTimes.com reports that John Doerr and Ram Shriram, two wealthy venture capitalists rich from their Google investments, think they have found another winner with ecommerce start-up Zazzle.com. Zazzle will sell personalized items like t-shirts and postage stamps using a library of library of 500,000 digital images that Zazzle has slowly been building up. This library includes 3,500 licensed Disney images.
Zazzle competitors include companies like Stamps.com, which also offers a personalized stamp service called PhotoStamps and Cafepress.com, which is currently the leader in online personalized items selling t-shirts, mugs and other items through thousands of partner stores created by individuals and website owners. Zazzle's two big competitors, Cafepress.com and Stamps.com, also just announced a partnership, which will allow Cafepress.com merchants to configure and sell personalized PhotoStamps.
Posted on July 18, 2005