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How shapeways started. [message #41299] Fri, 06 January 2012 07:09 UTC Go to next message
avatar infinitux  is currently offline infinitux
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I'm interested to know the story of the inception of the shapeways.com company. It's such a prolific business idea, that I feel the story should be told. I would like to know more about how shapeways.com went from being an idea on paper, to a real company. Maybe I'm not alone in wondering this.
Re: How shapeways started. [message #41303 is a reply to message #41299 ] Fri, 06 January 2012 09:33 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Thanks, I'd like to hear too.
Re: How shapeways started. [message #41311 is a reply to message #41299 ] Fri, 06 January 2012 15:28 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Every so often articles in magazine contain a short history (sorry no links at hand)

The blog also has may parts of the story throughout the years but I can recommend the first few blog posts:

http://www.shapeways.com/blog/archives/6-A-new-service.html
http://www.shapeways.com/blog/archives/7-Welcome-to-U-Design !.html

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Re: How shapeways started. [message #41655 is a reply to message #41311 ] Tue, 10 January 2012 23:48 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Here's a pretty good background story posted today on TIME: http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,2 094921_2094923_2104056,00.html


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Re: How shapeways started. [message #41817 is a reply to message #41655 ] Thu, 12 January 2012 21:59 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Re: How shapeways started. [message #41835 is a reply to message #41299 ] Fri, 13 January 2012 01:41 UTC Go to previous message
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That article was great. It was exactly what I was curious about. Thanks.

 
   
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