Tagged: 3d printing

3Doodler Unveils Second Generation of 3D Printing Pen; Scores Over $85,000 First Day on Kickstarter

3Doodler has launched a 20-day crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for the second generation of its 3D printing pen. The device includes a slimmer, lighter design that is less than a quarter the size of the original and weighs just 50 grams. The team, who have previously raised $2.3m on… Read More

Raspberry Pi-Powered Pi-Top Hits Indiegogo; Raises $66,000 in Three Days

Earlier this week, UK-based Pi-Top decided to turn to global crowdfunding giant Indiegogo to raise $80,000 for its new self-titled raspberry pi laptop. According to the campaign, the Pi-Top provides a platform to expand your knowledge in hardware creation. Its kit takes you through each… Read More

MakerMex Seeks Funds Through Kickstarter For Versatile MM1 Modular 3D Printer

Chesapeake, Va.-based MakerMex has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise funds to manufacture its versatile and innovative 3D printer, The MM1 modular 3D printing system. The MM1 is capable of printing single extrusion, dual extrusion and paste extrusion and will print a wide variety of… Read More

Kickstarter-Success Projects Made Special Appearances at World Maker Faire 2014

It’s been a busy weekend for Kickstarter! On Saturday and Sunday (September 20th and 21st), the crowdfunding leader was invited to participate in this year’s World Maker Faire, which was held at New York Hall of Science. Presented by Disney, the World Maker Faire is a family-friendly… Read More

NVBOT Announces New Version of Its Self-Titled 3D Printing Solution

Boston-based NVBOT, a 3D printing startup founded by MIT students, announced on Thursday (September 11th) it will be releasing the latest version of its self-titled 3D printing solution. Already proven to play a role in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) innovation, as well… Read More

Wireless 3D Earbuds OwnPhones Crowdfunds Nearly $700,000 in Final Days

Just five days until OwnPhone’s crowdfunding campaign comes to an end on Kickstarter, the revolutionary wireless 3D earbuds has managed to raise $648,466 from nearly 3,000. Initially setting out to raise $250,000, the project reached its goal within the first few days. Crowdfund Insider previously reported that OwnPhones… Read More

Wireless 3D Printed Earbuds OwnPhones Over $600,000 on Kickstarter

With a little over a week and a half until its crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter comes an end, San Diego-based OwnPhone’s self-titled wireless 3D printed earbuds surpassed its initial $250,000 goal and reached  over $610,000 from close to 3,000 backers. OwnPhones are custom made to… Read More

3D Printing Startup NVBOTS Launches $150,000 Crowdfunding Campaign on Fundable

Boston-based NVBOTS, a 3D printing startup founded by MIT students, is seeking to raise $150,000 with a crowdfunding campaign on Fundable. The funds from this new campaign, which launched today (July 23rd), will be added to an $850,000 seed funding round that the company has raised… Read More

New Matter’s MOD-t Raises Well Over Half a Million on Indiegogo

Just five more days until its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo closes, New Matter’s MOD-t 3D printer has nearly $600,000 dollars from close to 3200 backers.  The project launched on the crowdfunding giant last month and raised $180,000 within the first day. As previously reported, co-founder… Read More

Kickstarter’s 3D Printing CrowdFunded Projects Shows A Diversity of Locations (Infographic)

It is an accepted norm that one has to be in Silicon Valley to make it big in an internet startup or New York City to get to the top of the finance industry or Los Angeles for the movie business. One of the reasons… Read More

3D Printing Developer Raises $1.5M Through MicroVentures Campaign

Austin-based technology company Structure Polymers has announced it successfully raised $1.5 million in a seed funding round to advance the development of speciality polymer powders for the burgeoning 3D printing industry.  Of the $1.5 million, $1.2 million was raised in less than a week through… Read More

CadCrowd Wants To Help Turn Ideas Into Prototypes Without Breaking The Bank

So you’ve got a great idea for a product. Some great pain point in your life would disappear if this product existed, and of course you aren’t unique; in solving your problems you’ll solve the same problem for millions of other people. It’s perfect. The… Read More

Final Hours: Pegasus Touch Nets $650K+ Vote Of Confidence From Kickstarter Backers (Interview)

The 3D printing marketplace is increasingly crowded, and especially as it relates to the world of crowdfunding. Formlabs, Buccaneer and others have successfully crowdfunded for 3D printers, but not all 3D printers are created equal. We first reported on the Pegasus Touch earlier this month as… Read More

Pegasus Touch Is The Latest 3D Printer To Be Fully-Funded On Kickstarter

The Pegasus Touch will eventually join the ranks of the Buccaneer, the Form 1 and other notable 3D printers to be fully-funded on Kickstarter. Full Spectrum Laser launched the campaign on December 31, 2013 and it took less than 24 hours for the campaign to… 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

On DonorsChoose: Crowdfund A MakerBot For A Classroom

DonorsChoose is a crowdfunding platform focused on closing a funding gap for teachers and their classrooms in the United States. MakerBot has now teamed with DonorsChoose in order to afford teachers the opportunity to request a crowdfunded “MakerBot Academy Bundle,” which includes a MakerBot Replicator… 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

Pirate3D Announces Specs, Opens Preorders For Buccaneer 3D Printer

Pirate3D made waves in the crowdfunding space after raising $100,000 in ten minutes for their cost-effective 3D printing solution. The campaign went on to raise over $1.4 million from 3,250 backers. Recently the company announced a detailed technical specification for the Buccaneer on their website pirate3d.com. Preorders… Read More

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