Hyperganic Raises $7.8M in First Venture Round for AI-Driven 3D Printing
AnonymousMemberApril 8, 2021 at 8:20 AM
Embarking on a journey to recreate nature’s most complex designs through artificial intelligence (AI) and 3D printing, German company Hyperganic raised $7.8 million in its first venture round on February 17, 2021. Led by serial entrepreneur Lin Kayser, the innovative business is focused on building a software ecosystem for the future of manufacturing by creating voxel-based 3D models. The new funds will strengthen and expand Hyperganic’s presence in Singapore, where it has recently set up a research and development center and hopes to hire a staff of 30 AI engineers, designers, and computer scientists.
The investment is led by Munich-based early-stage firm HV Capital, formerly known as HV Holtzbrinck Ventures, one of Europe’s largest funds with 329 investments worth $1.2 billion, and VSquared Ventures, renowned for their early investments in quantum computing and spacecraft. The two companies are joined by private equity investor Converge from Massachusetts, as well as crystal jewelry brand Swarovski and science-based innovator and serial entrepreneur, Hermann Hauser.
“Humanity’s biggest challenges can only be solved through a giant leap in technology,” said Kayser, the company’s CEO. “We’ve created Hyperganic to fundamentally change how we design and build the things around us. Now we are ready to shift
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