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Future Factory: How Technology Is Transforming Manufacturing

From advanced robotics in R&D labs to computer vision in warehouses, technology is making an impact on every step of the manufacturing process. Read on for a closer look at how technology is transforming each step of the manufacturing process.

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Vention Snags $3.5M Seed Round For Their Machine Design Platform

You remember Vention, right? The web-based machine builder and social marketplace? They just popped the champagne announcing a seed round of $3.5 million CAD ($2.8M USD). That’s no small bag of coin. And it comes on the heels of significant developments for the Vention platform.

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Vention Transitions to 1st Release, Launches App for Motion Control

Using a browser-based CAD platform, designers can create their own industrial equipment from a modular-parts library. Now in its first launch, the company also offers a MotionApps software and MachineMotion interface so customers can easily program their products' motion profiles.

Fort attrait pour les machines sur mesure de Vention

La jeune entreprise montréalaise Vention a le vent dans les voiles. Ses ventes croissent à fort rythme, la liste de ses clients inclut l'élite des fabricants nord-américains et elle vient d'obtenir un nouveau financement d'environ 3,5 millions de dollars.

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Montreal Entrepreneur Sets Sights on Upending Industrial Design and Manufacturing World

Startup Vention Inc. raises $3.5-million seed investment from U.S., Canadian investors.

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Vention Secures $3 Million Seed Round to Expand Machine Design Platform

"Industrial lego" company has just gotten a few more bricks to play with.

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Vention Raises $3.5 Million Seed Round With Support From White Star Capital Bolt And Real Ventures

Founded by a group of former mechanical and software engineers, the platform scales-up the LEGO concept to the industrial level, with 3D design software and artificial intelligence (AI) support.

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With $3.5 Million Seed Round Vention Launches Platform That Automates Industrial Design

Montreal-based Vention has announced that it is launching its 3D MachineBuilder to the public for the first time on the heels of a $3.5 million seed round.

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First Look: Machine Motion from Vention

It’s rare that I am caught off-guard by a new product. Being a tech writer, I tend to have a reasonable grasp on products that are on the horizon. So, when I was asked to write a first-look article on this new product, I can confirm that it is as much of a first-look for me as it is for many of you. And I must admit, I am fairly impressed.

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The "IKEA of Custom Industrial Equipment" Enters Open Beta Stage

The service is highlighted for its ease-of-use, and same-day shipping of robust, modular parts used to build custom factory equipment.

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Vention, a 3D industrial design platform, is transitioning to open-beta today.

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New Venture Competition Alumi 2017 Winners

Vention won 1st position and People's Choice Award at the regional finals of the HBS New Venture Competition, and is selected as Global Finalist for the Global competition on the April 25th, 2017 in Boston.

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Vention is selected as finalist for the Automate Launch Pad Startup Competition in Chicago

The 2017 Automate Launch Pad Startup competition highlights the industry’s most innovative young companies in robotics, machine vision, and motion control who are competing for the spotlight at the Automate 2017 Show and a $10,000 cash award. Sponsored by GE and co-produced by Silicon Valley Robotics, the competition provides innovative startup companies with an opportunity to generate awareness of their technology and find new sources of funding.

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Browser-based 3D Machine Builder Platform from Vention Looks to Democratise Design.

A beta version of’s browser-based 3D machine builder platform has been launched, claiming that with its use of artificial intelligence it is paving the way for the ‘democratisation of mechanical engineering’.

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A Montreal-based startup is about to shake the world of design automation. Vention, a new browser-based machine builder platform, launched in beta today.

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Vention Has Launched an AI-based Machine Building Platform

Montreal start-up has announced the beta launch of a browser-based industrial machine building platform.

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La machine pour créer la machine qui fabrique des machines. C’est ce qu’a conçu en très peu de temps la jeune entreprise montréalaise Vention, qui inaugure aujourd’hui la première version publique de son système permettant aux usines de se créer elles-mêmes rapidement des appareils adaptés à leurs besoins.

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Vention Wants to Democratize Mechanical Engineering With AI-Based Platform.

By incorporating artificial intelligence in its platform, this Montreal startup is working to make the 3D design experience significantly easier and faster — not to mention more affordable — for smaller businesses working on lean automation and product validation.

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Vention Releases 3D Industrial Design Beta.

Founded in 2016 by a group of former mechanical and software engineers from McKinsey & Co, GE, Microsoft, and Pivotal, the platform scales-up the LEGO concept to the industrial level, with 3D design software and artificial intelligence (AI) support.