Glowforge is at the bottom of the article. @Kallisti gets a good spotlight too!
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.
amazing how well the crowd funding origin story has taken over.
also man kickstarter’s in trouble in terms of trademark genericization, haha.
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…
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.