Lumi

Customize and brand physical goods.

HEADQUARTER Los Angeles, CA

COMPANY SIZE Between 5 and 10

# OF ENGINEERS Less than 5

FUNDING $1M - $2M

TAGS B2B, E-Commerce, Logistics, YC Winter 2015

EXTENDED EXERCISE WINDOW? No

What do we do?

Lumi (YC W15) makes it easy to order customized and branded goods.

Lumi enables anyone to create custom merchandise, tools, signage, packaging and more. Whether you're starting a business or a creative project, Lumi helps make your idea real. Our intuitive software turns your designs into production-ready artwork, and helps you order custom products without jargon. Our customers include individuals, small businesses and teams within large organizations such as Google and Facebook. Lumi connects with manufacturers around the world to produce and ship made-to-order goods in record time.

Technical challenges

1) Rapid iteration on vector-based editing/design tools.
2) Scaling our offerings across a wide variety of products and manufacturing techniques.
3) Continue to push the envelope on performance to help our customers design and order products in record time.

Why join us?

1) Help make the physical world as malleable as the digital world with a team of manufacturing and industrial design experts.
2) Join our 3 person development team, moving quickly with the newest web technologies.
3) Work in the booming tech community of Los Angeles where the weather is always nice, and cost of living is much lower than SF.

Our press coverage

http://techcrunch.com/2015/03/05/yc-backed-lumi-will-help-you-customize-anything-literally-anything-on-the-cheap/

Our tech stack

  • React
  • RethinkDB
  • Javascript
  • Node.js