Discovered today launched an online marketplace to help artisans from emerging markets sell handcrafted goods around the world. At first glance, the online store looks identical to Etsy, with an array of jewellery, bags, scarves, home decorations and furniture to peruse and purchase. Discovered is different, however, because it's also committed to_supporting communities in emerging economies. Today, the marketplace stocks products from six countries (India, Indonesia, Kenya, Morocco, South Africa and Mexico) but it hopes to expand further in the coming months. Discovered's initial target is to have teams in 12 countries, discovering local talent and bringing at least 10,000...

This story continues at The Next Web


x -->