Makeblock Launched MakeX: the High-level Robotics Competition for Teens in China

  • Posted on May 13, 2017 - 5:00 pm
  • By Felicity
Makeblock's founder & CEO, Jasen Wang, introducing MakeX to media members.

Makeblock, the STEAM education and robotics startup, announced MakeX, the national Robotics Challenge for all Chinese teenagers, on the heels of raising the 29 million dollars in series B round of funding this March, with the commitment to creating the most influential robotics competition nationwide. Registration is now open for teenagers for the MakeX robotics […]

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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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