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General Information
CategoryConsumer Web
Phone+1 (650) 930-9813
DescriptionContent Marketing Platform


542 High St
Palo Alto, CA, 94301
Talenthouse - LA
8810 Melrose Ave
West Hollywood, CA, 90065


Board of Directors
Community Relations Manager
Chairman & CEO
Board of Advisors
Board of Advisors
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TOTAL $15.1M
Series A, 1/2009
Series B, 10/2011
Reliance BIG Entertainment
3TS Cisco Growth Fund
Innovation Endeavors
Brett Ratner
Jean Piggozzi
Estée Lauder



Talenthouse is the artistic home for creative collaboration. We are an influential online community where artists and creatives can express their passions, collaborate on unique projects with leading artists and brands, share their work and grow their influence. Talenthouse embraces artists at every level of their career, as well as supporters of the arts. Artists always retain ownership of their own work, using Talenthouse as a platform to make connections that drive their careers forward.

“Creative Invites”: A Once In a Lifetime Opportunity

Talenthouse is also the place where artists and brands engage; where the conversations and campaigns we cultivate across the social web create unique career opportunities for members of our community. Established artists and iconic brands partner with Talenthouse to host global online campaigns called “Creative Invites.” Creative Invites encourage emerging and established talent to contribute their best work and spread the word among their fans and followers through a sophisticated viral contest platform. Fan communities follow and support the artists and creatives, sharing the work they admire and driving socially relevant conversations. Winners of the Creative Invites are chosen by the respective host and receive a “once in a lifetime” collaboration opportunity. Talenthouse has given singers the dream of opening for their favorite musicians, artists the chance to have their work seen by millions, and designers the reality of bringing their sketches to life.

Sponsored Engagement Engine (SEE): Maximum Engagement Via Social Voting

Brands choose Talenthouse to engage in a dialogue with their audience in a targeted, relevant and credible context. Our Sponsored Engagement Engine (SEE), a targeted and effective social media marketing tool delivers maximum engagement via social voting. SEE enables established artists and brands to sponsor campaigns that grow awareness and become a part of the community by discovering, collaborating with and mentoring emerging talent. As artists collaborate on projects, create original content and share their passions with their fans across social networks, they help build an authentic community of engagement around popular culture and shared interests. This means every campaign cycle achieves phenomenal reach and measurable value for artist and brand.

Talenthouse currently focuses on film, fashion, music, art / design, and photography.

The Talenthouse team is located in Palo Alto, Los Angeles, New York and London.

Recent Milestones

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    Talenthouse added Claudia Lins as Community Relations Manager. (7/1/12)
    Posted 6/4/13 at 12:03pm
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    Talenthouse received $13.1M in Series B funding. (10/21/11)
    Posted 5/1/12 at 4:33pm via
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    Talenthouse — To expand its reach, the Paul Taylor Dance Company is partnering with Talenthouse, an online platform founded in 2009 that links aspiring artists and with established brands or companies — for the greater visibility of all. (2/19/11)
    Posted 3/28/11 at 5:09pm via
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    Talenthouse — Ron Faris has brought in Palo Alto-based agency Talenthouse to drive Facebook users to Lady Gaga's "Monster Ball" tour, which Virgin Mobile is sponsoring. (2/14/11)
    Posted 3/28/11 at 5:09pm via
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    Talenthouse — The Stan Lee Foundation and Todd McFarlane partner with Talenthouse to create a new superhero. (12/13/10)
    Posted 3/28/11 at 5:09pm via
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    Talenthouse added Frederik Hermann as VP Marketing. (1/1/10)
    Posted 10/26/09 at 6:45pm
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    Talenthouse — Talenthouse launches the first online platform to allow aspiring creatives to collaborate with established artists, brands and industry icons. (7/30/09)
    Posted 10/27/09 at 11:13am via
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    Talenthouse added Roman Scharf as Chairman & CEO. (3/1/09)
    Posted 10/26/09 at 7:46pm
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    Talenthouse received $2M in Series A funding. (1/1/09)
    Posted 5/1/12 at 4:28pm
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    Talenthouse added David Carson as Board of Advisors.
    Posted 5/1/12 at 5:18pm
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    Talenthouse added Marcy Simon as Board of Advisors.
    Posted 5/1/12 at 5:18pm
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    Talenthouse added Jim Safka as Board of Advisors.
    Posted 5/1/12 at 5:18pm
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    Talenthouse added Amos Pizzey as Founder.
    Posted 10/26/09 at 7:46pm
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    Talenthouse added Brett Ratner as Board of Advisors.
    Posted 5/1/12 at 5:18pm
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    Talenthouse added Emanuel Nuñez as Board of Advisors.
    Posted 5/1/12 at 5:18pm
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    Talenthouse added Raymond Nasr as Board of Advisors.
    Posted 5/1/12 at 5:18pm



Lance Thackeray’s Epic Moment with deadmau5 in NYC!

Added: 5/2/12

Stan Lee, Adrian Javier Marti & Talenthouse at Comic-Con NY

Added: 5/2/12

Talenthouse Intro Video

Added: 5/2/12

Brett Ratner talks about Talenthouse

Added: 5/2/12


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