Shapeways is a 3D printing marketplace and community. The NY-based company harnesses 3D printing to help anyone turn ideas into a physical reality, making product design more accessible, personal, and inspiring.
Shapeways prints everything on-demand, which means that every order is customized and personalized. By providing a platform for community members to gain access to cutting edge 3D printing technology and share their designs with the world, Shapeways is democratizing creation for everyone.
Headquartered in New York with offices in Eindhoven and Seattle, Shapeways is a spin-out of the lifestyle incubator of Royal Philips Electronics. Investors include Union Square Ventures in New York and Index Ventures in London.
Founders: Marleen Vogelaar, Peter Weijmarshausen, Robert Schouwenburg