01 Feb '13, 6am

Singapore’s Pirate3DP Gets Seed Funding for its Disruptive 3D Printers

Singapore’s Pirate3DP Gets Seed Funding for its Disruptive 3D Printers

3D printing promises a world of amazing possibilities, bringing small-scale manufacturing onto your desktop. But hardware costs are holding back its adoption. Singapore-based startup Pirate3DP is aiming to combat that, and is “developing the most affordable and user-friendly 3D printer for the mass-consumer market.” Today, Pirate3DP announced that it has attracted S$589,000 (US$482,000) in seed investment from Red Dot Ventures , which is one of the Singapore government-supported incubators . Pirate3DP hasn’t even launched yet, and the countdown on its homepage indicates that the startup is 72 days away from revealing its own 3D printer, dubbed the Buccaneer, which is currently in the prototyping phase. The startup says that its creation will “provide consumers with an affordable and easy-to-use 3D printing solution, but it will also become the playground for artists to cre...

Full article: http://www.techinasia.com/singapore-pirate3dp-funding-bui...

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