Google and Maker Media have teamed up to create a six-week virtual summer camp for kids who like making things and learning about science and technology.
Brit + Co., a lifestyle media company focused on DIY-ers, got $6.3 million because people really like pretty websites.
Darby Smart launched today to prevent mishaps of this sort, and to capitalize on the DIY movement’s building momentum. It also announced raising $1 million in seed funding.
After years of going overseas, American companies are starting to make things in the U.S. again. At the same time, many citizens are getting their hands dirty with DIY projects. This could be the start of something beautiful.
Guest Post Virtually every electronic device has now gained a smartphone controlled equivalent over the past year.
The maker movement is in full effect. Step 1 was the hackerspaces of the 2000s. Step 2 is the DIY democracy at places like TechShop.
The DIY drone community is turning into a business that is disrupting commercial drones.
Bizzness Apps is one of 53 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Spring 2011 event taking place this week. These companies do pay a fee to present, but our coverage of them remains objective.
GutCheck is one of 53 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Spring 2011 event taking place this week. These companies do pay a fee to present, but our coverage of them remains objective.
Dutch startup Shapeways, which lets you design and print your own 3D objects, just raised $5 million. The company will also move its headquarters to New York from its current home base of Eindhoven in The Netherlands. The majority of Shapeways users are currently in the U.S.