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3D Hubs is an online 3D printing service platform. It operates a network of 6,370 3D printing services in over 150 countries, providing over 1 billion people access to a 3D printer within 10 miles (16km) of their home. The company facilitates transactions between 3D printing services (Hubs) and engineering/product designers that want to make 3D prints. Service bureaus can join the platform to offer 3D printing services while customers can locate them based on geography to get their 3D models printed nearby.
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3D Hubs

3D Hubs

3D Hubs
Private
Industry 3D printing, Social networking service
Founded 2013
Founder Bram de Zwart
Brian Garret
Headquarters Amsterdam, Netherlands
Number of employees
45
Website www.3dhubs.com

3D Hubs is an online 3D printing service platform. It operates a network of 6,370 3D printing services in over 150 countries, providing over 1 billion people access to a 3D printer within 10 miles (16km) of their home.[1][2] The company facilitates transactions between 3D printing services (Hubs) and engineering/product designers that want to make 3D prints.[3] Service bureaus can join the platform to offer 3D printing services while customers can locate them based on geography to get their 3D models printed nearby.


Company

3D Hubs facilitates transactions between 3D printer owners (Hubs) and people who want to make 3D prints. The company was founded in April 2013 by Bram de Zwart and Brian Garret. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the company opened its second office in New York City in August, 2014.

3D Hubs is a privately held company backed by EQT Ventures, Balderton Capital and Dutch investors DOEN and Zeeburg. The company raised $4.5 million in its Series A round of funding in September, 2014.[4][5] As part of the financial deal, Mark Evans, General Partner at Balderton Capital, joined the two founders on the company board. On July, 2016 the company raised Series B funding led by EQT Ventures, as part of the financial deal, Ted Persson, Design Partner at EQT Ventures joined the board. [6]

Trend report

The company releases a quarterly trend report on the state of the 3D printing industry, including print quality ratings, 3D printer model popularity, print categories, material and colour choices. The report is based on data from the 30,000 3D printers listed on the 3D Hubs platform.[7]

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