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Visual industries news, insights from CGTrader marketplace, company announcements, and some inspiration for your upcoming 3D model. Find amazing stories from the community and beyond. How spaceship model end-up in VR experience, how challenge to model a sword and the win shape further modeling career and many more amazing stories can be found on this blog.

CGTrader raises USD 2.3M to invest in marketplace growth and improve designer workflows

December 12th, 2017

CGTrader raises USD 2.3M to invest in marketplace growth and improve designer workflows

We have some thrilling news to share: thanks to our partners at Karma Ventures we are now ready to get bigger and better. CGTrader has raised USD 2.3M in funding to scale the business and serve the rapidly growing demand for 3D models. The investment round was led by Karma Ventures, with participation by CGTrader’s current investors Intel Capital and Practica Capital.

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3D Challenge: Designer Schwag is over and the winners are…

December 11th, 2017

3D Challenge: Designer Schwag is over and the winners are…

In the end of summer we closed one of the most complex 3D design challenges on CGTrader so far Designer Schwag. After all the technical reviews, countless emails, iterations, and long discussions we finally have the winners!

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A great challenge submission: Tips for perfecting model presentation and avoiding intellectual property (IP) issues

October 31st, 2017

A great challenge submission: Tips for perfecting model presentation and avoiding intellectual property (IP) issues

Are you planning on entering Abstract Elements or any other design challenge on CGTrader but are not sure how to make your submission perfect? The thought and creativity put into making a quality 3D model for any design challenge is key, but similar to customers who purchase models on the CGTrader marketplace, judges are people who love clear presentation and don’t want to have any doubt about IP rights.

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CGTrader wins Deloitte CE "Fast 50" Rising Stars nomination

October 13th, 2017

CGTrader wins Deloitte CE "Fast 50" Rising Stars nomination

Today, October 13, Deloitte CE, an international management consulting and audit company, has released the results of Technology Fast 50 Central Europe 2017 project. Technology Fast 50 programme recognises and profiles the fastest growing public or private technology companies in Central Europe. CGTrader was nominated and won in Rising Stars category, which ranks the fastest growing companies that are too-young to enter the main Fast50 list.

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Showcase your artwork by competing in CGTrader Awards: Best 3D art around the web!

September 19th, 2017

Showcase your artwork by competing in CGTrader Awards: Best 3D art around the web!

We are thrilled to announce our new digital design competition CGTrader Awards: Best 3D art around the web! We are absolutely sure that there are lots of you creating amazing artworks, so now it’s your time to shine! If a prize pool of $50,000 doesn’t motivate you enough then think about all the exposure you will get as an artist! We have amazing media partners happy to help you get noticed and will feature all of the submissions on CGTrader Pinterest Boards.

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