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Inventables is a company that provides 3D carving machines, software, and materials. It offers Easel, a 3D carving software and a design platform, and X-Carve machine that enables users to carve with detail and curves in wood, plastic, metal, and more. The company also provides acrylic, circuit board blanks, cork, foam core and chipboard, inspirational, machinable wax and foam, metal, plastic, and wood and MDF materials.

HQChicago, IL, US
Employee Ratings3.7

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2021)40
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Inventables

Zach Kaplan

Zach Kaplan

Co-Founder & CEO
Jeff Talbot

Jeff Talbot

Kishore Boyalakuntla

Kishore Boyalakuntla

VP of Product
Courtney Combs

Courtney Combs

Director of Talent
Andrew Decanniere

Andrew Decanniere

Director of Product Experience
Pavan Bapu

Pavan Bapu

Director of Growth Marketing
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Inventables Office Locations

Inventables has an office in Chicago
Chicago, IL, US (HQ)
328 S Jefferson St #260
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Inventables Financials and Metrics

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Inventables total Funding

$21.5 m

Inventables latest funding size

$11.50 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Inventables investors

Inventables's latest funding round in July 2019 was reported to be $11.5 m. In total, Inventables has raised $21.5 m
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Inventables News and Updates

Desktop CNC Machines 2020 Global Market Key Players – Inventables, Carbide3D, Stoney CNC, VELOX CNC - Analysis and Forecast to 2026

Wiseguyreports.Com Publish New Market Research Report On-“Desktop CNC Machines Market 2020 Global Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Opportunities and Growth, Forecast 2026” Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Inventables raises $11.5M for its desktop milling technology

Inventables announced this morning that it has raised an $11.5 million Series C. The round, led by Cue Ball, alongside True Ventures, Greycroft, Pipeline Capital and Draper Associates, brings the Chicago-based startup’s total funding cup to 21 million, per Crunchbase. The company specializes in desk…

Inventables raises $11.5 million for 3D carving hardware and design software

One stated goal of Chicago-based Inventables, which raised $11.5 million in series C funding, is to democratize 3D carving.

Inventables Blogs

Paul Jackman: Carved Giant Articulating Wooden Hands

How quickly you can bring new products to market often depends on how quickly you can prototype. As Paul Jackman at Jackman Works showed us, the X-Carve Pro puts the rapid in rapid prototyping.  Rapid Prototyping There are some products that can’t simply be done on the first try. The giant hands bui…

Paul Jackman. Interview by Brandon Collum

Bandon Collum and Paul Jackman had a great conversation about the X-Carve Pro and Paul's work with it to create large articulating hands. BC: What was your first impression of the X-Carve Pro? PJ: The X-Carve Pro comes in a crate, and it's six or eight pieces. The whole gantry is all assembled. I go…

Jen Woodhouse: Artistry. Elegance. Craftsmanship.

 Inspired by Balinese carved wood furniture, Jen starts designing her Console Table with pencil & paper, makes it blossom into an elegant design in Easel Pro, and brings it to life with the X-Carve Pro CNC Solution. This console table project, including the intricate carving done with the X-Carv…

Jonny Builds' Origami Door

Forget time and size limits. With our latest X-Carve Pro system, you’ll only be limited by your imagination. The X-Carve Pro paired with the power of Easel pro will let you tackle the big jobs and get them off the machine faster. The origami door that Jonny takes on may be one of those projects. It’…

What’s a CNC Machine, you ask?

Unless you’re knee-deep in the manufacturing industry, chances are you’re not too familiar with CNC machining. Let us introduce you to the awesome world of X-Carve and CNC technology!X-Carve CNC Machine Simply put, the X-Carve is an automated carving machine that can turn a slab of wood, a sheet of …

Using the Easel CNC Software to carve layered designs. Easier than you think.

Our community at has a lot of great contributors. We will be featuring some of their work, and sharing their tips & experience using the X-Carve and the Easel software. Phillip Lunsford of PawPaw's Workshop, a lifelong woodworker, joined our CNC carving communit…
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Inventables Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Inventables founded?

    Inventables was founded in 2002.

  • Who are Inventables key executives?

    Inventables's key executives are Zach Kaplan, Jeff Talbot and Kishore Boyalakuntla.

  • How many employees does Inventables have?

    Inventables has 40 employees.

  • Who are Inventables competitors?

    Competitors of Inventables include ProtoCafe, ProtoCAM and TOffeeAM.

  • Where is Inventables headquarters?

    Inventables headquarters is located at 328 S Jefferson St #260, Chicago.

  • Where are Inventables offices?

    Inventables has an office in Chicago.

  • How many offices does Inventables have?

    Inventables has 1 office.