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Shapeways Can Now 3D Print Pretty Much Anything You Can Goddam Think Of

Shapeways Infographic 6 Billion Products

Shapeways, the Etsy of 3D printing, which moved to New York in after an investment from Union Square Ventures, is poised to open a “factory of the future” in Long Island City. Fresh off a $6.2 millon fundraising round led by Lux Captial, the company is eager to share some impressive new numbers.

Today, the company told Betabeat that Shapeways’ marketplace now offers “6 billion product variations.” Or, as they clarified, “one unique product for everyone on the planet.” To put that in perspective, Walmart only offers about 120,000 unique items in their stores. Suck it, big box bores.

Shapeways also shared this handy infographic with Betabeat, which sadly arrived by one-dimensional email: Read More