Dezzmo is a social networking site and app that connects artists and creative professionals around the world. We are also connecting artists to fans and consumers in a new and interactive way by building personalized portfolios for artists that people can follow. We are building a utopia for creative professionals and their fans, as well as their customers. The new place for everything creative is Dezzmo. Its your creative identity.
Dezzmo is a web application accessible via smartphones, tablets and computers. It's built using the heroku platform in Ruby. Ruby on Rails is the back-end framework and we are experimenting with Ember.js as a front-end MVC framework. We use Twitter Bootstrap for styling and developing with a "mobile-first" strategy. We use pivotal tracker for keeping the team on schedule. An API is being designed for release after the beta.
I can do just about anything. code, design, marketing, product management, founder/co-founder
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Who we are
Palermo Deschamps and Harry Moreno were born and raised in New York City. After meeting in freshmen year of high school, Harry and Palermo quickly became best friends. After Harry graduated high school he went on to study computer science at WPI. Palermo enlisted in the U.S. Navy to travel and earn money for school. After the Navy Palermo went to art school and during that time he thought up of Dezzmo, He got Harry to move to SF so they could get started.
Why we're doing this
Palermo Deschamps came to San Francisco to become an artist and was seeking out a social network for artists to help promote his work but could not find anything worth his time. After he went to GGU he realized that artists need something simple, easy and popular to promote their work and make connections. Now seeing the need for a one-stop shop for creative professionals Dezzmo will become the biggest art network in the world.
Most impressive accomplishment
Honorable discharge in the U.S. Navy, Served in Iraq, Extensive Art and Business knowledge from art and business schools. Started being an entrepreneur since the age of 13
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person to do it.
Dezzmo is an Internet startup that globally connects artists from around the world. Dezzmo is committed to creative professionals in all types of fields related to the arts. We are here to promote collaborations and networking amongst artists around the world. We are also connecting artists to fans and consumers in a new and interactive way. We believe in maintaining a valuable product for creative professionals that can sustain growth and profitability. Our philosophy is to believe in promoting creativity everywhere.