"The democratizing of 3-D printing just saw its first big deal, with the sale of MakerBot to Stratasys for $403 million in stock, with an additional $201 million in performance-based earn-outs.MakerBot Sells to Stratasys for $403M -- Plus $201M for Earn-Outs - Kara Swisher - News - AllThingsD
Stratasys is a larger industrial 3-D printing company, which has been around since 1989, while MakerBot has pioneered the desktop 3-D printing. But it has sold more than 22,000 3-D printers since it was founded in 2009, especially the most recent MakerBot Replicator 2 unit."
Thursday, June 20, 2013
MakerBot Sells to Stratasys for $403M -- Plus $201M for Earn-Outs - Kara Swisher - News - AllThingsD
Making much money