Bre Pettis

MakerBot co-founder Bre Pettis buys electronics milling machine maker Other Machine

Entrepreneur Bre Pettis and Berkeley-based Other Machine seem like a match made in heaven. The MakerBot founder has been through the ringer once already, leaving the company he co-founded and ran afte

Maker Bre Pettis talks about the way forward for tech in this new century

On this week’s episode of Technotopia I talked to Bre Pettis, former CEO of Makerbot and the founder of Bre&Co. Pettis has been thinking about new manufacturing chains, the rise of the local

Community Speaker Series Ignite Gets A Reboot

Ignite, the original speaker series held in hundreds of cities throughout the world, is making a comeback. The original co-founder and head of Highway 1, Brady Forrest, has reacquired Ignite from O'Re

Glowforge’s 3D Maker Machine Now Available On Pre-Order

Glowforge has flipped the switch to on for pre-orders of its 3D laser printer. Makers can now purchase the machine in advance on the Seattle-based startup’s website starting today. The Glowforge

Stratasys Spins Off Bold Machines, Its 3D Printing Incubation Unit Run By MakerBot’s Bre Pettis

Some more reorganization afoot at Stratasys, the 3D printing and manufacturing company: it has announced that it has spun off Bold Machines, a unit of the company founded in September 2014 focused on

Makerbot’s Saddest Hour

In the process of growth, startups change. They change from scrappy three-person operations to behemoths with new employees rolling in daily. They go on hiring sprees and the founders no longer know t

13 Questions With Bre Pettis

Welcome to 13 Questions, a series aimed at bringing a human face to notable figures in the world of startups, hardware, and tech. Ever wonder how your favorite designer learned to love tech? Curious w

Take A Peek At The Inner Workings Of MakerBot’s New Brooklyn Factory

Brooklyn-based MakerBot is a darling of the 3D printing community, and it <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/06/03/makerbot-opens-new-50000-square-foot-factory-in-brooklyn/">recently moved into

(Founder Stories) MakerBot’s Pettis: "We Are Going To See A Huge Amount Of Hardware Startups"

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/bre-pettis.jpg" /> <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/chris-dixon">Chris Dixon</a> heads down the homestretch of his Founder

(Founder Stories) MakerBot's Bre Pettis: "We Started With 3 Guys, A Laser Cutter, And A Dream"

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/07/screen-shot-2011-07-03-at-1-20-47-pm.png" /> As <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/bre-pettis">Bre Pettis</a> continues his conversati

(Founder Stories) Bre Pettis' Ambition: "One MakerBot Per Child" (TCTV)

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/makerbot.jpg" /> In this episode of <a href="http://www.techcrunch.tv/show/founder-stories">Founder Stories</a>, host <a href="http://