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At Threadless, It’s All About The Art

By John Matthew Simon “We never want to become static,” said Jeffrey Guerrero, the graphics coordinator at Threadless, as he gave us a tour of their Madison Street madhouse on Chicago’s near west side. Founded in 2000 by Jake Nickell and Jacob DeHart, the e-commerce platform and artist community is the longtime darling of Chicago’s

Threadless Founder Describes Starting Company as a Hobby at MSLCE Event

By Amy A. Ross It took Threadless six years of success to persuade its founder and CEO, Jake Nickell, that it was capable of becoming something more than side-project. Although the rapid growth of his business venture had provided proof that he did in fact “know how to build e-commerce websites,” it took a little