Bre Pettis, CEO of Makerbot, set up the company in January 2009 with Adam Mayer and Zach Smith, and now is one of the best-known 3D printer makers for hobbyist. You can order fully assembled Makerbot 3D printer, or just a makerbot kit and build up yourself. Then you can make almost everything at home. Bre Pettis was a public school teacher, and he turned his hobby and passion into a successful business.
MAKE made a full interview with Bre Pettis, talking about the business, his life, his passion and the $10m funding.
The company has 50 employees and is expanding, it has just secured $10 million in venture capital funding. Check out the full interview.
Dave from the EEVblog has also a fun video about this topic, please check the below video out.
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