Thursday 8 May 14, Demo Day, marked Maker’s Empire’s graduation from ANZ Innovyz Start Program, a business accelerator course.

Demo Day is an opportunity for graduating businesses to pitch their company and ideas to potential investors and venture capitalists (VCs).

Our presentation at the Adelaide Town Hall began with Chris Bernard, Partner Business Evangelist for Startups at Microsoft introducing Maker’s Empire via video link:


Then Jon Soong, CEO of Maker’s Empire, pitched the company to a packed house of investors and VCs.


The tables were decorated with 3D printed candle holders by Makers Empire:


After the pitch, interested investors came to our display in the foyer to find out more about our company and the investment opportunity.

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Makers Empire: Better learning by design

Makers Empire helps K-8 teachers teach STEM/STEAM concepts, design thinking principles and 21st century learning skills using 3D printing. Our pioneering 3D solutions for schools — 3D Learning Program and Learning by Design Course — include 3D modelling software, over 100 curriculum-aligned lesson plans and professional development. Makers Empire is used by thousands of teachers and hundreds of thousands of students in Australia, the USA, Asia and Europe. Join our community today!

  • Ideal for those ready to make a decision about Makers Empire's suitablity for their individual school. For district deals, please choose Book Demo.
  • Ideal for those looking at budget planning and implementation, those who want to learn if Makers Empire is a good fit and those who have lots of questions.
  • Ideal for those who are short on time and those wanting to learn more about integrating 3D design and printing into the K-8 classroom.