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Cluep, a Canadian startup that raised just $500K, acquired for $40M

Everyone loves a tale of a bootstrapped startup founder’s journey to an eight-figure exit. The team at Toronto-based Cluep have a good one. The founders of the adtech startup raised less than

Dropbox partners with Autodesk to help users collaborate on large design files

Dropbox announced a couple of products today to make it easier for Autodesk users to access and share large design files. The products include an integrated desktop app for opening and saving Autodesk

Facing An Array Of Challenges, Autodesk Shifts To Subscription Pricing

Autodesk has been around the block a few times, having debuted way back in 1982 in the earliest days of the desktop PC. These days, the company is in the midst of a major transition from a licensing

The Influence Of Education On The 3D Printing Industry

You probably don’t own a 3D printer yet. Like computers in the early 1980s, it’s an intriguing new technology that hasn’t quite found its place in the home. However, schools and universities are

GrabCAD’s Workbench Aims To Ride The Hardware Renaissance

GrabCAD is pushing out a significant update to its <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/06/20/grabcad-android/">Workbench</a> product, adding a raft of new features that it says now makes it a co

Google Earth Meets The Body: BioDigital Gets $4M To Bring Its 3-D, Virtual Anatomy & Health Platform To Every Browser

While the film is extremely compelling, it turns out that there's actually a better way to learn about and visualize the human body than by watching <a target="_blank" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wi

SnapEDA Wants To Help Fuel Hardware Startups With A Github-Like Community For CAD

There's a growing number of startups out there that are focusing on building new hardware, and that's an immensely different problem compared to building a software business, in terms of sourcing reso

Lagoa Debuts ‘Industry First’ Cloud Based 3D Design Platform, Raises $1.6M From 500 Startups, Atlas

From <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/03/29/enterprise-class-3d-printers-to-drop-under-2000-by-2016-says-report/">physical</a> to <a target="_blank" href="http://www.businessinsider.com/3d-mo

Sunglass Takes Its Browser-Based 3D Modelling Platform Out Of Beta, Keys In On Communication

Sunglass, a company that made its private beta debut back at TechCrunch Disrupt New York, is announcing its official, wide public launch today. The startup provides a web-based tool for sharing and co

Sunglass Launches With New API, Dropbox Integration To Democratize 3D Design

Cloud-based computer-aided design (CAD) collaboration tool <a target="_blank" href="http://www.sunglass.io/">Sunglass</a>, which <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/05/22/cad-users-rejoice-sungl

Build a better mousetrap

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/MOUSE_TRAP_5_display_medium.jpg" />So the saying goes, "Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat down your door". If that is true

Rapid prototyping gets rapider

When you absolutely, positively have to have it by tomorrow, look to… ZoomRP. A division of Solid Concepts, the company is offering really fast rapid prototyping. Upload your STL file to them by