Colorado-based EZ3D has launched a crowd-funding effort on Kickstarter, with a goal of raising $25,000 for continued development. An FFF design made mostly of 3D printed parts, the EZ3D personal printer is the brainchild of Jake and Jerry Wood. Its conception is the result of the father and son team's time spent with three other printers...
Salt Lake City-based Sandboxr's Kickstarter campaign had a strong first day, landing 173 backers. In addition to early software authorization, those pledging support have a wide range of options, including printing priority, 3-inch prints as low as $25, access to the Super Villain Studios characters, and for top dollar supporters, customized characters designed by Sandboxr’s own 3D artists.
Austin-based re:3D's new Kickstarter campaign for the Gigabot 3D printer is off to a quick start, having doubled its goal of $40,000 in less than two days. The Gigabot is distinguished from other personal 3D printers by its build envelope – a whopping 600 x 600 x 600 mm (roughly two cubic feet).
Crowd funding for Pryntech's open source stereolithogaphy 3D printer is under way on indiegogo.com. Justin Hawkins, the project engineer, has dubbed the system sLAMPS. It uses an additive manufacturing technology called stereolithography, known for superior precision and quality, similar to that incorporated in high end professional 3D printers and the Kickstarter wonder, Form 1, by Formlabs.
With twelve days remaining to crowd-fund its new desktop 3D scanner, CADScan, out of Chester, England, is close to reaching its goal of £80,000 on kickstarter.com.
DeltaMaker, the latest 3D printer company to raise money via crowdfunding, has surpassed its funding goal of $107,000 two weeks after launching the project on Kickstarter. With 174 backers pledging more than $115,000 to fund the project to date, the company announced it is moving into the production phase.