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Building an Etsy Economy: The New Face of Creative Entrepreneurship

By Administrator | 18 October 2016

Etsy is a marketplace where millions of people around the world connect, both online and offline, to make, sell and buy unique goods. Etsy was founded in June 2005 and now connects buyers and sellers in nearly every country.

Our 2014 survey of Australian Etsy sellers, coupled with ongoing interactions with our seller community, demonstrates that Etsy supports an emerging type of creative entrepreneur. These sellers pursue their passions, work for themselves, and define success on their own terms. Individually their businesses may be small, but together they offer the promise of a more values-led, people-centered approach to life, business and the broader economy.

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