Australian startup hopes to be the Expedia of 3D printing

Made for Me wants to connect designers, manufacturers and consumers interested in 3D printing. The company aims to be Australia’s largest network of 3D printing professionals and services, as well as an online marketplace for 3D printed customizable goods.

Consumers will be able to find what they need based on price, location and speed of delivery. From this basic description it seems like it will be similar to an integration of 3D Hubs and Shapeways for Australian residents.

Co-founder James Antifaev told Australian website StartupSmart that no other company in Australia has the network of 3D printed products and 3D printing-related solutions the company is building.

Made for Me was founded in 2013 and is now taking part in Canberra’s Griffin Accelerator program. The website has launched but is still only in an early beta stage. The company hopes to be similar to sites such as Webjet and Expedia in the sense that customers will be able to use it as a ‘one stop shop’ without having to go to multiple websites to find what they’re looking for. … (Read more)