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3D Robotics Attracts $5M in Funding Since CEO’s Wired Resignation
Investors say hyperactivity in robotics' maker community peaked their interest
By RBR Staff


Chris Anderson resigned a few days ago as editor in chief of Wired magazine to focus full-time on his entrepreneurial dream of selling DIY drones as CEO of San Diego-based 3D Robotics. Already, 3D Robotics is experiencing positive changes as today the company announced it has raised an additional $5 million in venture funding to expand its business. The investment came from two San Francisco venture firms, True Ventures and O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures (OATV).

Anderson co-founded 3D Robotics in 2009 and has been interviewed numerous times expressing his passion for aerial robotics. He continues to run the non-profit fan site, DIY Drones, for fellow…

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