Trends For 2012: Maker King On The Power Of Sharing
Makerbot founder Bre Pettis talks about openness between entrepreneurs and also between start-ups and their users.
To support a new initiative from Intel aimed at uncovering and supporting young Innovators, PSFK has tapped some of the world’s established innovators to share some insights into what young entrepreneurs should be on the lookout for in 2012. We asked Bre Pettis of Makerbot to share some of his thoughts on the ideas that are exciting him in the coming year. Bre makes things that make things – and his company Makerbot produces robots that make things. Recently he noticed how openness can help drive innovation and so he founded Thingiverse where people share digital designs. Bre talked to PSFK about sharing between entrepreneurs and also between start-ups and their users. He told PSFK: