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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.
HQShenzhen Shi, CN

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2020)145(-2%)

Key People/Management at Makeblock

Jasen Wang

Jasen Wang

Founder & CEO

Makeblock Office Locations

Makeblock has offices in Shenzhen Shi, Santa Ana, Taito City and Amsterdam
Shenzhen Shi, CN (HQ)
3rd Floor, Building C3, 1001 Xueyuan Ave, Nanshan Qu
Taito City, JP
Amsterdam, NL
9, Arlandaweg 92
Santa Ana, US
2961 W MacArthur Blvd #213
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Makeblock Financials and Metrics

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Makeblock total Funding

$80 m

Makeblock latest funding size

$44 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Makeblock investors

Makeblock's latest funding round in August 2018 was reported to be $44 m. In total, Makeblock has raised $80 m
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Makeblock News and Updates

Makeblock lanza la impresora 3D mCreate a nivel global para educación STEAM, nivelado inteligente para impresión precisa

SHENZHEN, China, 25 de diciembre de 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- El 23 de diciembre, el proveedor mundial de soluciones educativas STEAM, Makeblock, presentó oficialmente la impresora 3D mCreate en todo el mundo. Tras muchos años dedicada a la educación STEAM, Makeblock una vez más amplía las...

Makeblock feiert weltweite Premiere des 3D-Druckers mCreate für MINKT-Lernen, intelligente Nivellierung für genaue Druckergebnisse

SHENZHEN, China, 25. Dezember 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Am 23. Dezember war weltweiter offizieller Verkaufsstart des 3D-Druckers mCreate von Makeblock, globaler Anbieter von MINKT-Bildungslösungen. Seit vielen Jahren entwickelt Makeblock spezielle Produkte für das MINKT-Lernen. Jetzt erweitert...

Makeblock Releasing 3D Printer mCreate Worldwide for STEAM Education, Smart Leveling for Accurate Printing

SHENZHEN, China, Dec. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On December 23, global STEAM education solution provider Makeblock released the mCreate 3D printer officially worldwide. With years of dedication in STEAM education, Makeblock once again expands the possibilities in the STEAM educational...

Společnost Makeblock představila sadu Neuron Artist

ŠEN-ČEN, Čína, 15. ledna 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Společnost Makeblock, přední poskytovatel řešení pro vzdělávání STEAM (věda, technologie, inženýrství, umění a matematika), oznámila oficiální uvedení sady Neuron Artist pro uvolnění dětské umělecké tvořivosti pomocí praktických optických a...

Makeblock Launches the Neuron Artist Kit

SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Makeblock, a leading STEAM education solution provider, announces the official launch of The Neuron Artist Kit to unleash children's artistic creativity with hands-on optical and electrical science projects and coding experience. Last...

Společnost Makeblock oznámila partnerství v oblasti vzdělávání se společností Gratnells

ŠEN-ČEN, Čína, 15. listopadu 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Společnost Makeblock, přední poskytovatel řešení pro vzdělávání STEAM (věda, technologie, inženýrství, umění a matematika), oznámila spolupráci se společností Gratnells, světově uznávaným poskytovatelem řešení školního skladování, při...
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Makeblock Blogs

Makeblock Announced STEAM On Board Global Program at BETT, Expected to Reach 10,000 Schools in 2020

On Jan 22, Makeblock, the global STEAM education solution provider, showcased at BETT London together with 800 leading educational companies. At Bett, Makeblock announced its strategic global program STEAM On Board that it will concentrate on building up an educator-oriented global network in 2020 a…

8 Great Arduino Projects for Kids

Learning about electronics should be fun for kids and an Arduino board makes it both fun and accessible for all ages. It’s always easier to learn through hands-on activities. Arduino projects provide an engaging way for kids to get more interested in building and manipulating electronics. Arduino is…

Instructions for 10 Great Laser-Cutter Projects

You’ve got a shiny, new laser cutter, but what should you do first? If you’re having trouble getting inspired, start with some cool laser-cutter projects designed to engage kids, such as a king tiger or a wood rocket. You’ll find that, once you start working on different laser-cutter projects, it be…

Should I Get a Laser Cutter or a 3D Printer?

What Is a Laser Cutter?   A laser cutter uses lasers to cut all types of designs and patterns into a material. Depending on the laser and the material, the laser might vaporize, melt or burn the material in order to create the design. If you’ve been wondering what a laser cutter is and why […] The p…

Top Robotics Competitions for Kids

Robotics competitions and STEAM competitions are becoming more and more popular. They exist for kids of all ages who are interested in the challenge of designing robots that can complete certain tasks. There are even opportunities to compete in local, regional, or national and international competit…

7 Tips for Parents Who Want to Teach Their Kids to Code

Why Should My Child Learn to Code? If you’re looking for a skill to teach your children that will benefit their present and their future, coding is an excellent option. Here are a few reasons why: Coding can greatly expand their career choices. Technology and electronics both play a huge role in our…
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Makeblock Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Makeblock founded?

    Makeblock was founded in 2013.

  • Who are Makeblock key executives?

    Makeblock's key executives are Jasen Wang.

  • How many employees does Makeblock have?

    Makeblock has 145 employees.

  • Who are Makeblock competitors?

    Competitors of Makeblock include Redwood Software, CMR Surgical and Modbot.

  • Where is Makeblock headquarters?

    Makeblock headquarters is located at 3rd Floor, Building C3, 1001 Xueyuan Ave, Nanshan Qu, Shenzhen Shi.

  • Where are Makeblock offices?

    Makeblock has offices in Shenzhen Shi, Santa Ana, Taito City and Amsterdam.

  • How many offices does Makeblock have?

    Makeblock has 5 offices.