Completing pre-seed fundraising of $1M from leading seed-stage VC's in the US and Israel. The team joins NFX accelerator program - a $150M fund that specializes in marketplaces and network effects.
Launching a waiting list for early contributors. More than 1,500 professional photographers signed up in the first few weeks.
Wemark launches its very first product - enabling photographers to create a profile, verify their identity and submit images for review. Thousands of photographers signed up with over 20,000 submitted images.
Announcing the first advisors to join the company's advisory board, including Lars Perkins (founder of Picasa - now Google Photos), Keren Sachs (former content director at Shutterstock) and Lee Torrens (marketplace lead at Canva).
Announcing exclusive strategic partnerships with the world's largest content providers in stock photography, including Getty Images top provider - "Caia", with over 20,000 premium images submitted to Wemark.
Wemark launches a new TGE website, releases the Whitepaper and announces final details for the TGE.
The whitelisting for Wemark Tokens sale will start on May 7th at 12pm PDT. The sale will last two weeks, starting from July 24th.
Wemark.com will be launched in alpha as a fully-working marketplace, including transactions, licensing and payment distribution.
Launching an early customers program - "Wemark Pioneers". The program is aimed at designers and journalists from leading advertising/design firms, top brand in-house design studios and renouned publications. Participants will receive special platform perks, fully-guided onboarding process and of course, lots of Wemark swag as gratitude for their support.
Introducing one or more payment methods for customers other than Wemark Tokens, including credit cards, wire transfer, BTC, ETH and others. All new payment methods will be aimed at assisting customers with purchasing WMK - the only compatible token on the Wemark Protocol.
Wemark.com will be launched in beta - improving search and UX and presenting a convincing and wide collection of curated photos, all ready for licensing directly from their creators.
Supporting new types of digital content such as Illustrations, vectors, video, stock music and 3D models.