If 3D printing is your thing, then our latest Startup of the Week will be right up your proverbial street.
My Mini Factory is a new online platform where anyone can download, upload or request 3D printable objects for free.
Here’s how it works:
The platform is in essence an online library filled with a plethora of 3D printable files which can be utilised to create an extensive range of 3D printable objects. Fancy a Stormtrooper Pen Cup or Snowflake Napkin Ring? You can get them here.
All the objects featured are original, unique and have been test printed by the My Mini Factory 3D printing gurus.
It’s free to register on My Mini Factory and once you’ve registered, you receive 5 credits - you can then download any of the files for 1 credit. You can request adaptations or even send your own designs to be printed or added to the site. When you add designs or provide feedback on designs you receive additional credits. You can of course buy credits too if you so wish!
Each design file comes with clear how-to instructions so that you can achieve the best print when you go to do it yourself.
Ultimately the platform aims to be filled with designs from 3D designers all over the world and to become a showcase for 3D creativity.
So whether you’re a designer yourself, or you simply fancy exploring 3D printing a little more, My Mini Factory is well worth a look.
Like finding out about innovative startups? Why not check out our previous Startup of the Week?
The Startacus Startup of the Week is supported by Rackspace, the global leader in cloud hosting. Rackspace are committed to helping startups and through the Rackspace Startup Program they offer selected tech startups a whole host of benefits including 12 months free Rackspace Cloud Hosting and Services. Further details on the Rackspace Startup Program can be found here.
If you like what you see here on Startacus, why not become a member of our growing community? It's free! And you'll get all this - exclusive access to our Business Toolkit, discounts and offers galore for your business via our member only business deals, the chance to network and connect with loads of fellow self-starters, and maybe even become our celebrated 'Self-Starter of the Week' and tell the world your startup tale! Join right here for free
Mi-IDEA Manchester Networking Event
27th Sep 2016
The teams from CISCO and Manchester Science Partnerships have teamed up to create Mi-IDEA, a post-accelerator designed to foster and nurture digital innovation in the North West of England.