Kickstarter the 3D Printing Industry


If you haven’t heard about yet, you probably will soon.  Kickstarter is a “crowd sourcing” website that lets individuals fund projects from films to albums to electronic devices in exchange for rewards graduating based upon the level of funding.  Kickstarter has funded 6 films nominated for Oscars (including one winner) and many electronic devices.  I personally have been part of a film and an album.  I’m currently funding another great film and for $75 you too can achieve your dream of being listed on

3D printing and scanning have also taken advantage of Kickstarter.  Here are a couple of current opportunities on the site:

RigidBot 3D Printer

Desktop 3D Scanner

3Doodler 3D Pen (think hot glue gun meets cake decorator)

And one on a competitor Indiegogo:

Photon 3D Scanner

Checkout the site and have fun looking at all the opportunities 3D or otherwise.

2 thoughts on “Kickstarter the 3D Printing Industry

  1. Pingback: Do You Own a 3D Scanner and Not Know It? | Printing DDD

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