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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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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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CGTrader's most searched keywords in Q3 of 2017 and top keywords that actually turn into sales!

September 26th, 2017

CGTrader's most searched keywords in Q3 of 2017 and top keywords that actually turn into sales!

After we did our blog post top 20 most searched keywords on CGTrader in the first half of 2017, some community members expressed interest in learning about top keywords that actually turn into sales! We heard that, so here is the latest data and a few insights from our internal search for the Q3.

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CGTrader launches Payoneer as a payment method to designers! And there is a good reason to try it...

September 12th, 2017

CGTrader launches Payoneer as a payment method to designers! And there is a good reason to try it...

We have some great news for all the designers on CGTrader. Starting today, September 12, 2017, Payoneer is available as a payment method on CGTrader. This has been a long awaited integration by the community. As we are dedicated to making sure our designers are earning the most for their work, we recommend you to try Payoneer as a payment method. The reason behind it is simple – all payments from CGTrader will be free of charge for all the users.

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You can still hear all the exciting talks about VFX at animago AWARD & CONFERENCE for a smaller price

August 24th, 2017

You can still hear all the exciting talks about VFX at animago AWARD & CONFERENCE for a smaller price

The SIGGRAPH 2017, most likely the largest CG event globally is over, but there are more exciting events coming and for those in Europe the animago AWARD & CONFERENCE in Munich is surely worth a look at. September 7-8 th representatives of the most influential companies in VFX Animation and Visualization scene are gathering together to show their finest work, discuss the latest trends and figure out who-is-who in the industry. Besides the awards, where newcomers and veterans alike are celebrated for their productions, attendees will get a chance to listen a number of interesting talks and check the exhibition area.

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