3D Printing marketplace and community Shapeways, has raised a $30 million Series C round of financing, led by Andreessen Horowitz. The current investors of Shapeways – Union Square Ventures, Index Ventures, and Lux Capital – also participated in the round. Chris Dixon, partner at Andreessen Horowitz, will take a board seat at the company.
Shapeways says it plans to use the Series C financing to grow its team, build more factories, and work on technological challenges, among other things.
Shapeways has over 1,000,000 3D-printed products to date. Some 60,000 new designs are uploaded every month, says the company.
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