Budapest-based Shapr3D, which pioneered the 3D computer-aided design (CAD) modelling app for iPad Pro, has announced €5.5 million in Series A financing from top European early-stage venture capital firms Point Nine and Creandum (one of the original investors in Spotify). The startup previously raised $1.3 million in December 2017. Designers today are creating very different products than twenty years ago – such as blueprints for 3D printed products – but are doing so using software that hasn’t changed in decades. Shapr3D fills this gap with its mobile app for 3D CAD design. Since Shapr3D’s launch on the Apple App Store in 2016, it has had over a million downloads. Launched in 2015, the startup has brought a revolutionary 3D modelling experience for many mechanical engineers, interior designers, graphic designers, CAD architects, industrial designers, jewelry makers, 3D hobbyists and more. The highest-rated CAD in the App Store, Shapr3D offers all the necessary features to provide an unforgettable creative process. The Shapr3D team will use this investment to open new European office locations, create new distribution channels, and grow its headcount to 100. New hires will be a ...