Makeblock

Makeblock is an open-source arduino robot building platform to turn ideas into success. No matter what your ideas are, Makeblock provides various mechanical parts, electronic modules and software to make them possible, such as beams, plates, connectors, motors, brackets, sensors, drivers and controllers, etc. Characterized by mDrawbot, mBot, mElephant 3D Printer, XY Plotter, Starter Robot Kit and Ultimate Robot Kit, Makeblock is becoming one of the best intelligent hardware company to make a difference. Who We Are? We are a startup company located in Shenzhen, China. There are only ten young people in our team in 2013, now we have over 120 team members, we love our job, and are proud of our product. We believe in the ideology of open source technology, all the products designed by Makeblock is opensource, from mechanical parts to electronic modules, all the source file are open to download. Jasen Wang(王建军) is the founder of Makeblock, he is a robot hobbyist, he quit his job and started to full-time work on the Makeblock project in May 2011. We know there is no limitation on people's imagination, they need thousands of different parts and modules to realize their ideas, so we will keep on developing more and more new mechanical parts and electronic modules, trying to fulfill people's needs for creation. We also encourage our open source community to help develop new parts and modules.
Company Growth (employees)
Type
Private
HQ
Shenzhen, CN
Founded
2013
Size (employees)
92 (est)+15%
Makeblock was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Shenzhen, CN

Makeblock Office Locations

Makeblock has an office in Shenzhen

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Founding Date

2013

Total Funding

$36 m

Latest funding size

$30 m

Time since last funding

6 months

Investors

Makeblock's latest funding round in February 2017 was reported to be $30 m. In total, Makeblock has raised $36 m

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Makeblock raises $30 million for education robots

Makeblock has raised $30 million in a second round of funding for robotics with an educational twist. Evolution Media China and Shenzhen Capital Group led the financing for Shenzhen, China-based Makeblock, which has created a variety of robots — from aerial drones to manufacturing robots to toy robo…

Makeblock raises $30 million for robot-building kits for kids

 Remember when kids could simply play with their toys? They still can. But parents are increasingly spending on toys that are chockablock with tech components, and that promise to turn their kids into software developers or robotics engineers. The Toy Industry Association, which held its Internation…

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