Seattle Times mentions Glowforge


#1

Glowforge is at the bottom of the article. @Kallisti gets a good spotlight too!


#2

In 2015, Glowforge, a Seattle startup that makes a 3D laser-cutting tool for home use, raised $27.9 million in a month in a hugely successful Kickstarter campaign.

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#3

amazing how well the crowd funding origin story has taken over.

also man kickstarter’s in trouble in terms of trademark genericization, haha.


#4

Yeah, no kidding… I’m not sure if there’s some sort of statute for when it’s determined to be diluted, but it’s well on its way…


#5

I’ve always had the feeling that when a company’s name becomes a verb or common noun the founders throw a giant party. And you can learn a lot about the founders based on whether they invite the IP attorney to cheer her up, or don’t invite her because she’ll be a buzz kill.