RenderStreet acquires American competitor BlenderRenders0 May 14, 2013 | Romanian Startups
RenderStreet is a young Romanian startup (founded in 2013) which is offering the next generation solution to the 3D rendering market using top of the line hardware and technology, a friendlier interface, a better customer support and competitive prices.
The company’s target market are small and medium architecture firms, media studios, post-production companies, as well as individual artists/architects. The 3D rendering software market is projected to have an annual growth rate of 21% over the period of 2011-2015 and the largest Blender online user community has more than 146.000 members at the moment.
The startup acquired the American competitor BlenderRenders which was one of the first render farms on the market exclusively dedicated to Blender 3D software users (established in 2010 in Boston, USA). Blender is a free open source 3D software used for creating animated films, visual effects, interactive 3D applications or video games. It also features a built-in game engine.
This acquisition will bring the number of RenderStreet customers above 800.
“The team at RenderStreet will be continuing our services and I have every reason to believe that they are going to do a fantastic job”, said Aaron Kammerer, former owner of BlenderRenders. “They launched a few months ago and are already offering GPU rendering to really speed up your render times. Their services are Blender-centric, their site is really straightforward to use, and they are supporting the latest versions of Blender.” completed Kammerer.
“We are excited about welcoming the BlenderRenders users to the Render Street family. As a young company that was just launched, we see this acquisition as an important step forward in driving recognition for our business in the marketplace. RenderStreet is an easy to use and affordable render farm for 3D projects and we are very proud of our excellent customer support. Using our services, the customers can increase their renderign speed a hundread times or more for larger annimations.” – states Marius Iatan, RenderStreet co-founder and CEO.
We have profiled RenderStreet and its founders on Romanian Startups.