Hardi Meybaum
44

Hardi Meybaum

Hardi has 8 years of experience in manufacturing field as an engineer, business and sales consultant, CIO and ERP Team Manager. He also holds a MSc ... More »Hardi has 8 years of experience in manufacturing field as an engineer, business and sales consultant, CIO and ERP Team Manager. He also holds a MSc in product development from Tallinn University of Technology. He is currently the CEO and co-founder of GrabCAD Ltd. (www.grabcad.com) - a free CAD library with plans to create a freelance CAD engineers marketplace.

GrabCAD to launch new service for engineers, hire exec team

GrabCAD to launch new service for engineers, hire exec team Boston Business Journal by Kyle Alspach, VC Editor Date: Tuesday, May 15, 2012, 9:49am EDT - Last Modified: Tuesday, May 15, 2012, 9:58am EDT GrabCAD CEO and co-founder Hardi Meybaum says the company is about to launch a new ...

GrabCAD’s Workbench Aims To Ride The Hardware Renaissance

“Hardware is definitely changing and the Internet is the key driver for this,” says CEO and co-founder Hardi Meybaum. “For most hardware companies it still takes at least 5 years from the idea to actual product on the store shelf. At the same time you can build a software company in ...

Fanboys Rejoice, GrabCAD Gets Mechanically Engineered For Android

Interestingly, GrabCAD’s CEO Hardi Meybaum says that, despite the consumer mindshare of Apple’s iOS, not least amongst designer types, an Android app was the company’s most requested feature. It turns out, he says, that mechanical engineers tend to use mobile devices powered by Google’s ...

GrabCAD Now In 3D, Sets Sights On Being The GitHub For Mechanical Engineers

“This is the first time a customer can actually see the 3D model on their computer”, says CEO Hardi Meybaum. “Our vision is that by doing that the engineer will get faster feedback from the customer and everyone will benefit from better physical products.” Meanwhile, the Estonian startup ...

Product Pitch Spotlight: Continuum Keeps People at the Core of Product Design

So far, weve profiled a few of these pioneering players in the Maker ecosystem, such as Mike Salguero of CustomMade, Dylan Reid of Matter Labs, and Hardi Meybaum of GrabCAD, who are each advancing the Maker Movement with their disruptive businesses. To hear from a company thats been ...

GrabCAD collects more funding, plans office warming party ...

GrabCAD founder Hardi Meybaum tells me that his startup has added a few hundred thousand bucks to the $4 million funding round it announced back in January. The new money comes from individual investors like Doron Reuveni, CEO of uTest; Matt Mickiewicz, co-founder of 99Designs; and Ahti ...

GE Announces Winners of 3D Printing Design Quest

Hardi Meybaum, CEO of GrabCAD said, “Our Community really responded to this real-world engineering challenge from GE. There were an extraordinary number of submissions, from around the world, because engineers want the chance to design something that may make it into production and solve ...

GrabCAD launches a Dropbox for hardware engineers

"Instead of sending a long email about … changes, or describing it verbally, you can do much of the collaboration work by using a mobile phone or a web browser," said GrabCAD CEO and co-founder Hardi Meybaum in an interview. The new feature will be available through GrabCAD's Workbench...

It's here! Fusion 360 is now in GrabCAD Workbench.

What this means for you: Watch below as Hardi Meybaum (GrabCAD) and Carl Bass (Autodesk) collaborate on a GrabCAD Workbench project using Autodesk AutoCAD 360 and Autodesk Fusion 360. Fusion 360 is free to use within Workbench until September, so give it a try! ...

GrabCAD aims to power a revolution in hardware creation

GrabCAD CEO and co-founder Hardi Meybaum first discussed the new product with me last May. Previously, the company's focus was offering a CAD model library and corporate design challenges. Founded in Estonia in late 2009, GrabCAD took part in the 2011 TechStars Boston program and kept ...

These 8 TechStars Boston grads have raised $50M in all

(Pictured: CEO and co-founder Hardi Meybaum. ) As the TechStars Boston startup accelerator begins its sixth session this week, I checked in with TechStars' statistics page to see how the program's past grads are faring on fundraising. Plenty has changed since I last did a post on the ...

Funding updates: GrabCAD raises $8M, Healthrageous adds $6.5M

The new service allows engineers to post 3D versions of their designs on a private section of GrabCAD, CEO and co-founder Hardi Meybaum said in May. Customers can then view the design — rotating around it to see all sides — and put a pin in an area of the design where they'd like to ...

GrabCAD Raises $8.15 Million in Series B Round

Founded in 2009 by Hardi Meybaum and Indrek Narusk, GrabCAD is headquartered in Boston with a development team in Estonia. Its cloud-based collaboration tools help CAD engineers share designs and 3D models and quickly receive feedback. Because the collaboration is open-source...

Bay State startups grab $10.5M in venture funds

CEO Hardi Meybaum said the company, which has offices in Cambridge and his native Estonia, plans to use the $4 million to offer fellow mechanical engineers a place to grow. “We saw a big inefficiency in engineering work; engineers are isolated,” said Meybaum, who started the company with ...

MAKE Images From the 7th NY Hardware Startup Meetup

Hardi Meybaum from GrabCAD delivering the keynote on his startup’s history and evolution, including some shining examples of how makers have used GrabCAD to launch their own careers. Sam and Agis from LucidTronix introducing their ‘artisanal circuit board’ Bike Computer project. Yaroslav ...

Mechanical Engineering Community GrabCAD Grabs $4 Million

Recently, they passed the 1 million download mark, and GrabCAD founder and CEO Hardi Meybaum tells me there have been another 200,000 downloads of CAD models in the past 3 weeks. The capital will be used to grow the GrabCAD.com marketplace and community, and to hire 15 new people (mainly ...

Sony And Intel Shaping The Next Generation Of Hardware

The trend to open engineering has been accelerated by 3D printing, according to GrabCAD CEO Hardi Meybaum but another feature of GrabCAD is the use of crowdfunding sites to secure feedback from the community. Take a look too at Dragon Innovation, a crowdfunding site devoted to hardware ...

CAD Collaboration & Cloud: Chat With GrabCAD’s Hardi Meybaum

I had a chance to meet and talk to GrabCAD CEO Hardi Meybaum. That wasn’t our first meeting. Hardi and I had many conversations in the past. The first one was back in October 2010 when we spent couple of hours in nearby Starbucks shop speaking about what GrabCAD is up to. This is ...

Maker Galaxy E10: Hardi Meybaum of GrabCAD

This week we talked with the one and only Hardi Meybaum, Founder and CEO of GrabCAD. GrabCAD is leading the Open Engineering movement to help engineers and designers get products to market faster by tapping into the knowledge and resources of the largest CAD content community in the ...

Inspired Brainstorming

“Because I just don’t give a shit.” - Hardi Meybaum, GrabCAD CEO/founder I work at a tech startup with a pretty amazing founder/CEO named Hardi Meybaum. I’ve learned so much from Hardi and consider him a mentor, but nothing resonates more than this exchange. We were ...

Join Newsle to find out when Hardi Meybaum makes the news.

As a Newsle member, you’ll be able to:

  • Get alerts on Hardi Meybaum
  • See news articles & blog posts about Hardi Meybaum
  • Follow your friends & colleagues in the news
This profile only includes publicly available information. Questions or comments? Contact Us
Freebase CC-BY
Data from Freebase, licensed under CC-BY
Source: CrunchBase
Data from Wikipedia, licensed under the GFDL