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New Social Marketplace Provides Online Community for Creative Professionals Leveraging the GPU
Director of public relations
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
GPU Technology Conference (GTC), San Jose, Calif. (Sept. 21, 2010) – FilterFoundry.com, the social marketplace for creative professionals - whose much-anticipated launch was announced last week – will be demonstrated at NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference.
Filter Foundry is one of 60 start-ups featured at the GTC “Emerging Companies Summit,” a two-day event for entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, industry analysts and other professionals.
“We’re excited to have Filter Foundry represented at GTC,” says Jeff Herbst, VP of Business Development for NVIDIA. “Their concept of bringing together designers and artists in a single, worldwide community is relevant to the thousands of creative professionals who leverage the GPU to produce beautiful, compelling digital imagery.”
Filter Foundry, which has been called Facebook™- meets-LinkedIn™ for designers, is a robust online platform that allows professionals in diverse creative fields - from advertising to 3D animation to fine arts - to showcase their visual portfolios, market creative skills, learn career elevating techniques, get paid work, and buy digital products all in a central social venue. Users fully customize their experience within the growing online community.
“Visual creative professionals live or die by the speed and quality of their work output,” says Filter Foundry’s CEO Patrick Bradley. “GPU technology is the power behind their jobs, whether they’re rendering 3D animations or building virtual game worlds. Creative professionals are some of the most faithful and advanced end-users of NVIDIA’s cutting-edge technology.”
About Parent Company, Filter Platforms Inc.:
Filter Platforms Inc. is privately held and has developed a versatile technology "Platform" in open source, and utilizes cloud hosting and virtual storage. Filter Platforms has built a next generation online Social Business Marketplace and is launching businesses which are transaction oriented and enabled with social features. Each Platform is built to target a specific professional worldwide audience, who rely on online “connections” and "transactions" to enhance their career life and to make money.