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2011-08-02 08:04:00

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SparkFun Electronics (www.sparkfun.com), a provider of parts, knowledge and passion for electronics creation, today announced a new line of products designed to help the novice electronics enthusiast ease into the world of programming, prototyping and design. Each product in the new ProtoSnap line features various input and output boards that are linked together, complete with traces, to form a multi-use prototyping platform. This allows users...

2011-07-25 09:01:00

BOULDER, Colo., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Catapult PR-IR, (http://www.catapultpr-ir.com), a leader in results-based public and investor relations for technology companies, today announced that SparkFun Electronics has selected it as its agency of record for ongoing public relations activities. SparkFun, a leader in the "Maker Movement," selected Catapult to promote its passion for helping anyone explore the wonderful world of electronics and to build their own inventions. SparkFun...

2011-07-01 15:36:00

BOULDER, Colo., July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 21st and 22nd, SparkFun Electronics traveled to the West Coast for the 2011 Bay Area Maker Faire. Hosted by Make Magazine, Maker Faire is an event that invites DIY artists, tinkerers, electronics enthusiasts, and crafters from across the globe to convene for a weekend of exploration and innovation. This year marks SparkFun's fourth trip to the Bay Area, where the event continues to grow and evolve. As in years past, SparkFun held...

2011-05-19 08:23:00

BOULDER, Colo., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SparkFun Electronics (www.sparkfun.com), a provider of parts, knowledge and passion for electronics creation, today announced it was named to the Mercury 100 list this week. The distinguished listing by Boulder County Business Report, recognizes the 100 Fastest-Growing private companies in Boulder County based on two-year growth. This is the sixth consecutive year that SparkFun has been in the top 10 companies selected based on its fast-paced...

2011-05-16 08:28:00

BOULDER, Colo., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SparkFun Electronics (www.sparkfun.com), a provider of parts, knowledge and passion for electronics creation, will travel to Maker Faire in San Mateo, Calif. May 21-22 to showcase its latest and greatest wares and gadgets, and connect with more than 100,000 DIY enthusiasts attending the event. Hosted by Make Magazine, the event attracts artists, engineers and crafters from all over the world who want to share their projects. SparkFun is an...

2011-04-26 08:03:00

BOULDER, Colo., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SparkFun Electronics (www.sparkfun.com), a supplier of really fun and cool electronics components for aspiring do-it-yourself electronic enthusiasts of all ages, held its third annual SparkFun Autonomous Vehicle Competition (AVC). This event brings individuals and teams from all across the country together for a day of camaraderie and robotics competition. The SparkFun AVC invites competitors to put their homegrown autonomous ground and...

2011-04-19 08:07:00

BOULDER, Colo., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SparkFun Electronics is a Boulder- based online retail store that specializes in helping electronic enthusiasts obtain the information and parts they need to make their projects a reality. SparkFun's goal is to "share ingenuity," by...

2011-04-04 08:32:00

BOULDER, Colo., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SparkFun Electronics (www.sparkfun.com), a Boulder-based company specializing in helping electronic enthusiasts get the parts and resources they need, is announcing a new department - the Department of Education. At the head of the department is newly appointed Director of Education, Lindsay Levkoff, Ph.D. SparkFun Electronics always has focused on Sharing Ingenuity - providing extensive online resources as well as offering a variety of...

2011-03-14 08:08:00

BOULDER, Colo., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 23, 2011, SparkFun Electronics (www.sparkfun.com), a supplier of really fun and cool electronics components for aspiring do-it-yourself electronic enthusiasts of all ages, will host the third annual Autonomous Vehicle Competition (AVC) - an event in which home-built autonomous ground and aerial vehicles square off in a no-holds-barred race around SparkFun's Boulder headquarters. The event, now in its third year, invites entrants to...

2011-01-12 08:07:00

BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 13th, 2011, Boulder-based SparkFun Electronics will give away $150,000 worth of products in the second annual iteration of the aptly-named event "Free Day." The event is open to anyone with the magic powers of the internet. Free Day is designed to celebrate current SparkFun customers while giving those unfamiliar with SparkFun an easy foray into the wonderful world of DIY electronics. To learn more about or participate in Free Day...


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