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An awesome 2012 at Sketchfab

Dear Sketchfab friends,

We wish you all 2013 to be as awesome as 2012 was for us!
from left to right: Pierre-Antoine (CPO), Alban (COO), Cédric (CEO) This past year has been great in many ways, here are a few milestones we would like to highlight:
  • March 30th: official launch, announced on Blender Nation, driving servers down for a couple of hours.
  • May 25th: Sketchfab is selected for the 3rd batch of Le camping, the best French startup accelerator, and wins the CJE awards for the digital category.
  • June 11th: release of our Blender exporter, the first of many more, including 3dsMax, Maya, Cinema4D, SolidWorks, SketchUp, and soon Zbrush!
  • August 8th: new design and PRO version release.
  • September: demo day tour in Paris, London, Berlin. Sketchfab joins WebFWD, Mozilla’s accelerator program.
  • October 18th: more than 100M polys uploaded to Sketchfab.
  • October 31st: Sketchfab in the Glorious top 8 startups of the Pioneers Festival, among 850 applications.
  • November 28th: Sketchfab reaches 10,000 users.
  • December 9th: Sketchfab listed as top 29th website of the 3D industry by
  • December 10th: Sketchfab announces free unlimited uploads.

We want to thank all our users for being part of this amazing trip. Great features are coming with the beginning of the year, more on that soon!

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Free unlimited uploads coming soon!

We’ve got big news: as soon as we reach 20,000 users, we will offer free unlimited uploads for all. It means you won’t be limited to 10 free models anymore. Unlimited. Forever. Free. True story.

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Thank you

Yesterday, we reached an important milestone: 10,000 users have joined Sketchfab since our launch earlier this year. That’s a big family, the beginning of a lasting story you are writing with us. We started Sketchfab for you, and really appreciate that so many people enjoy it.

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100,000,000 polygons, and counting…

We are pleased to announce we have just reached the bar of 100,000,000 polygons uploaded to Sketchfab. That’s a lot, and we want to thank all of our users who participated in this with us.

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Help us build the future of Sketchfab

We want to make the future of Sketchfab as bright as you see it. No big deal, we just need you to tell us what features you want to see implemented on Sketchfab in a close future, and we’ll do our best to do that.

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New version!

We are glad to present a new version of Sketchfab. You will discover a whole new design, as well as great new features!

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Sketchfab joins “Le Camping”

We are glad to announce we’ll be part of season 3 of le camping, a startup accelerator program in Paris. The program started yesterday, June 4th. It will help us refine our strategy, sort any possible legal issue, and focus on our product to make it as good as possible. Feel free to swing by for a quick hello if you are in the area, le camping is in the “Palais Brongniart”, Place de la Bourse, Paris. More info on the program on

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