BotFactory Wins 2015 MakerCon Launch Pad Competition

MakerCon’s Launch Pad competition culminated Tuesday in a grand prize awarded to Brooklyn-based startup BotFactory and their desktop circuit printer Squink.

With Squink, BotFactory is hoping to simplify and streamline electronic prototyping by offering a single machine capable of printing circuit traces with conductive ink and gluing, picking, and placing small surface mount components automatically.

Squink squeezed past nine other Launch Pad finalists, ranging from a semi-autonomous farming ATV, to a centrifugal coffee maker.

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