In a matter of months, German-British startup Lock8 claimed victory at TechCrunch’s European startup competition, kicked ass on Kickstarter and landed funding from big VCs. What gives?
An increasing number of entrepreneurs all across Europe are diving into the world of lean hardware, head first, and coming up with great products. Here’s 50 of the most exciting ones we could find.
Danish startup Airtame garnered global attention from press, peers and the public for its wireless HDMI dongle, resulting in a successful crowdfunding campaign with over $1,2 million raised.
Autodesk has acquired Belgian startup Circuits.io, an open hardware community providing free collaborative circuit design tools and easy PCB manufacturing. Terms were not disclosed.
Think 3D printing is new? Please. Materialise founder and CEO Wilfried Vancraen bought his first 3D printer in 1990, and saw the future. Almost 25 years and 900 employees later, his company is thriving.