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Formlabs 3D Printer Has Great 2013, Starts 2014 on High Note

  Form 1 Receives Innovation Honor at CES. Form 3D printer from Formlabs had an incredible 2013.  After raising just short of $3 Million on Kickstarter in 2012, the Cambridge, Massachusetts based company went on to raise $19 Million this past October in a funding… Read More

Crowdfunded 3D Printer “Buccaneer” Set to Exhibit Device Live at CES

Pirate3D launched their crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter earlier this year to raise funds for their 3D printer “Bucaneer”.  The campaign closed on June 29, 2o14 having raised an incredible $1,438,765 from 3520 backers.  Their initial target was to raise $100,000. Now move forward a few… Read More

Four Fully-Funded, Pretail-Powered Kickstarter Campaigns Raising Big Money Now

Kickstarter and similar crowdfunding platforms are becoming the go-to way for proving a market for a hardware product. Today, we want to share four campaigns that are raising huge sums of money on Kickstarter. Some are in familiar verticals, like 3D printing and smartwatches, while… Read More

#Crowdfunding News Roundup: November 20, 2013

BackerKit Blog | 2014 is the Year of the Crowdfunding Hero, and she’s got new tools in her belt. BackerKit is a service for crowdfunding project creators that “helps you manage your post-crowdfunding mayhem so that you can deliver on time.” They’ve seen a few… Read More

Failed Kickstarter Creator Pleads: Stop “Showing Up At My Door”

Did the Creator of the Eventorbot Share a Glimpse Into Crowdfunding’s Dark Side? Frankfort, Illinois resident Duy Dang took to Kickstarter in September of 2012 seeking $25,000 in funding for something called the Eventorbot, described as an “open-source 3D printer.” Between September 12th and October… Read More

3D Printer Company Formlabs Receives $19 Million in Series A Round

Following a enormously successful crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter last year where Formlabs raised almost $3 Million for their 3D printer, the company has received significant financing from investors. Formlabs, the designers and manufacturers of the Form 1 3D printer, announced $19M in Series A financing.  DFJ Growth… Read More

After Successful Kickstarter Campaign, Buccaneer 3D Printer Announces Pre-orders

Pirate3D  launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign this past May and raised over $1.4 Million from 3520 backers.  The original goal was to raise $100,00. “We were amazed by the enthusiastic support when we debuted the Buccaneer on Kickstarter. Our goal of US$100,000 was reached in… Read More

Peachy Printer On Kickstarter: $100 3D Printer Over A Half Million Raised

The Peachy Printer is a small form factor 3D printer raising money on Kickstarter. The Canadian project launched with a goal of $50,000 CAD, but to date it has raised over 10 times that goal with 17 days left in the campaign. We want to… Read More

FABTotum Personal Fabricator Easily Cruises Past Crowdfunding Goal of $50,000

In just 10 days the FABTotum 3D printer, scanner, and milling device easily surpassed their $50,000 crowdfunding goal on Indiegogo.  Their first stretch goal was topped only 48 hours later.  The hot market of 3D printers has a new entry.  And this one does even… Read More

Zeus & FABtotum: Two 3D Printer/Scanners Push The Envelope On Kickstarter, Indiegogo

Two 3D printers currently crowdfunding on Kickstarter and Indiegogo seek to push the envelope when it comes to machines for makers. Both are said to offer interesting features that go above and beyond a normal 3D printer. The Zeus 3D fax machine is fully funded… Read More

3D printing fax machine to launch on Kickstarter next month

You’re putting together a new piece of furniture when you realize you don’t have the right wrench. Your friend does though, so they fax it over. That’s the future promised by AIO Robotics‘ planned Zeus 3D printer, a combo printer and scanner expected to launch on… Read More

Bucaneer 3D Printer Closes on Kickstarter with Over $1.4 Million Crowdfunded

The high profile Singapore based crowdfunding campaign for the 3D printer for everyone, labeled “Bucaneer”, closed today.  Starting with an original goal of “only” $100,000.00 the team at Pirate3D blew past that amount to raise an incredible $1,438.765 from 3520 backers.  Pledge levels started at… Read More

Bucaneer 3D Printer Surpasses $1 Million in Crowdfunding

With 8 days left in their crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter, Bucaneer has sailed past the $1,000,000 Mark. The Buccaneer 3D printer, which is promising an affordable, easy-to-use home 3D printing solution, has attracted 2,559 backers to date.  According to the campaign organizers, only two other… Read More

Can You Really Sue Kickstarter for IP Infringement?

When Formlabs raised $2,945,885 on Kickstarter for its high resolution 3-D printer in October 2012, neither company was expecting a lawsuit. Still, 3D Systems, one of the biggest names in 3-D printing,sued both companies, accusing them of patent infringement. Debate swept the maker community — a 3-D printed Kickstarter project boycotted 3D… Read More

3D Printer Raises $100,000 in 10 Minutes, Stands at over $269,000 Raised on Kickstarter

In a blow out crowfunding success, Pirate3D printer has hit their funding goal of $100,000 in 10 minutes. The 3D printer called “The Buccaneer”,  joins a growing group of 3D printers searching for funds on crowdfunding platforms.  The Palo Alto, California based company crowdfunded this… Read More

Illinois Library Embraces Crowdfunding

Brings Its Patrons A 3D Printer  Retooling the traditional public library for a more technically savvy populace is no small feat, especially when library budgets across the U.S. have been gutted these past few years. That sad state of events has forced some libraries to… Read More

3D Printer Raises Over $60,000 on Kickstarter in 5 Days

DeltaMaker, an Orlando, Florida based startup, is bringing a touch of elegance to personal 3D printers with a new product launch on crowdfunding website Kickstarter. Over the first five days, the campaign has raised over $60,000 towards a $107,000 goal. TheKickstarter campaign offered early adopters deep… Read More

Kickstarter crowdfunding patent suit may well be the first of many

It was reported last week that high-tech start-up Formlabs and crowdfunding website Kickstarter have been sued by 3D Systems for infringing its patents relating to stereolithography – a technology more commonly known as 3D printing. The case highlights the importance for early stage businesses to… Read More

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