Another Win for Makeblock after the Red Dot’s Product Design Award

  • Posted on April 25, 2017 - 2:18 pm
  • By Felicity
Makeblock’s representative, Alice Zhang Hongqian, Asian and Pacific regional sales head (second one from the right in the first row) received the “Most Promising Electronic Gadgets” Award from China Daily。(Photo Courtesy of China Daily)

Makeblock’s star product-Airblock, was recognized as the “Most Promising Electronic Gadgets” China Daily Innovation Awards 2017 Following Airblock’s recent wins in the Product Design category of the Red Dot Design Award in March, Airblock was named as one of the top five “Most Promising Electronic Gadgets” on April 13, awarded by China Daily at 2017 […]

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Chinese Robotics Startup Makeblock Wins Two Red Dot Awards for Excellence in Product Design

  • Posted on March 29, 2017 - 6:50 pm
  • By Felicity
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Makeblock just announced at the CeBIT 2017 Conference it has received the prestigious Red Dot Award 2017 for Product Design for two products. The two winning products include Airblock, a modular and programmable drone designed for STEM education, and Neuron, a programmable building blocks platform that teaches kids gadget-building. “We are thrilled to have not […]

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Robotics Startup Makeblock Raises Over $30M in Series B Funding

  • Posted on March 29, 2017 - 6:24 pm
  • By Felicity
“Our goal is to get Makeblock in every school, home and creative space to give anyone, at any age the ability to be a creator or inventor,” said Founder and CEO Jasen Wang

Makeblock, the STEM education and robotics startup, recently announced it has closed a $30 million Series B round at a $200 million valuation led by Evolution Media China and Shenzhen Capital Group Co., Ltd. The funding supports Makeblock’s expansion into new markets, further product development and diversification of STEM education hardware, software and curriculum resources […]

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Makeblock Introduces Neuron, the Programmable Building Block Platform That Teaches Gadget-Building

  • Posted on March 29, 2017 - 5:26 pm
  • By Felicity
With more than 30 blocks, users can create their own gadgets easily.

Makeblock introduces its latest product – Neuron, an electronic building block platform for STEM education. At launch, it contains more than 30 blocks, including input, output, communication, power, and control blocks, with more in production. Offering intuitive flow-based programming and a rich array of features and functionalities, Neuron is geared toward empowering users to turn […]

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Makeblock Invited to Showcase and Speak on STEM Education at Microsoft’s Global Education Partner Summit

  • Posted on February 17, 2017 - 3:29 pm
  • By Yukin
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Makeblock, the global leader in STEM education and DIY robotics solutions, was invited as a top worldwide education partner by Microsoft to attend the 2017 edition of the Global Education Partner Summit (GEPS) February 13-16, 2017 at the Microsoft Conference Center (MSCC) in Redmond, WA. Makeblock’s speaking session was scheduled for 11a.m. -12 p.m. during the Partner Showcase […]

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Makeblock Robots Presented at the Finals of Microsoft Imagine Cup 2016

  • Posted on August 9, 2016 - 6:33 pm
  • By Yukin
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Hundreds of thousands of students fought for a chance to compete at the Imagine Cup World Finals which ended in July 2016 in Seattle. As an exclusive partner in robotics, Makeblock partook in the entire Imagine Robo World Cup Hackathon session at the Imagine Cup Finals, together with a legion of wise young people around the world vying for a […]

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Sweetest Sugar 3D Printer Constructed with Makeblock Components by MIT Grad Victor Leung

  • Posted on August 4, 2016 - 6:10 pm
  • By Yukin
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Victor Leung, an MIT graduate and one of the VIP users of Makeblock, has just created a CNC Machine/3D Printer that is aimed for research and innovation in the field of DIY robotics in the AA Visiting School 2016 program in Hong Kong for a robotics workshop. Victor led a team and successfully completed the 11-day […]

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Makeblock Is Promoting STEM Education With Essa Academy in UK

  • Posted on July 16, 2016 - 5:14 pm
  • By Veronica
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Makeblock has always been devoting to stimulate the development of STEM education by optimizer robotic products and its platform. Just right after holding the workshop at AltSchool in May, On June 21st, we were invited to an Apple-in-Education featured school to give a training class of Makeblock consuming products for teachers from 20 schools , and hold a workshop for students, by Essa Accademy.

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Announcement of Company Name Change

  • Posted on July 6, 2016 - 7:43 pm
  • By Veronica
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  Dear Valued Customers and Business Partners, Effective July 6th, 2016, we are excited to announce that we are changing our company name from: Shenzhen Maker Works Technology Co., Ltd. To: Makeblock Co., Ltd. Our new name reflects our global presence as a one-stop solutions provider on robotic construction, software and educational kits for STEM […]

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Creative Projects from the 24th Makeblock Makerthon

  • Posted on July 1, 2016 - 11:01 am
  • By Helen Zhang
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Makeblock Makerthon is a large-scale creative activity of Makeblock, as well as one of its significant enterprise culture. The Makerthon is hold every month with a special theme, and members of Makeblock take part in the activity and construct original projects according to the theme within 24 hours.   The Theme of 24th Makeblock Makerthon […]

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Makeblock’s First Summer Event Illustrates the Creativity behind STEAM Robot Education

  • Posted on June 28, 2016 - 11:29 pm
  • By Yukin
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On June 28th, Makeblock, the renowned DIY robotics construction platform held its first “Beyond Imagination” summer keynote & press event in Shenzhen, China, with over 100 senior makers, educational experts and partners’ representatives participating. Jasen Wang, CEO and founder of Makeblock, delivered a keynote speech. He shared the original intention behind creating the Makeblock brand–making creation easier and […]

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Creative Projects of the 23rd Makeblock Makerathon

  • Posted on June 13, 2016 - 5:12 pm
  • By Helen Zhang
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Makerathon is a large-scale creative activity of Makeblock, as well as one of its significant enterprise culture. The Makerathon is hold every one month with a special theme. Members of Makeblock take part in the activity and construct original projects according to theme within 24 hours. The 23rd Makerathon The Makeblock Makerathon has been held […]

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