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  • This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Disrupt Hardware Rocks Our Socks

    This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Disrupt Hardware Rocks Our Socks

    This week, TechCrunch was consumed by Disrupt NY 2014. It was an amazing week, and made even better by the appearance of three hardware companies in our Disrupt Battlefield finals. Mink, an inkjet printer hack that prints out makeup, wowed the audience. ISI Technology reinvented the water heater with the HeatWorks Model 1, and Mimi focused on making hearing enhancement devices accessible… Read More

  • An Interview With Mink CEO Grace Choi, Who’s Taking On The $55 Billion Beauty Industry With A 3D Makeup Printer

    An Interview With Mink CEO Grace Choi, Who’s Taking On The $55 Billion Beauty Industry With A 3D Makeup Printer


    Though it was Vurb that took home the winning “Cup” from the Disrupt NY 2014 Startup Battlefield competition, there’s no question that Mink is the company that hit the biggest nerve this past week with a mainstream audience. Mink, a personal 3D printer for making custom cosmetics, is such a strikingly clever yet simple idea, just like the greatest products and modern art… Read More

  • Mink Is A 3D Printer For Makeup

    Mink Is A 3D Printer For Makeup

    3D printing is all the rage these days, but for now, it’s mostly centered around little plastic doo-dads. The Mink, launching today on the Disrupt NY stage, is a bit different. The little printer lets users choose any color on the web, or in the real world, and using simple already-existing software, print that color into a blush, eye shadow, lip gloss or any other type of makeup. Read More