adafruit-logoAdafruit was founded in 2005 by MIT engineer, Limor “Ladyada” Fried. Her goal was to create the best place online for learning electronics and making the best designed products for makers of all ages and skill levels. Adafruit has grown to over 50 employees in the heart of NYC with a 15,000+ sq ft. factory. Adafruit has expanded offerings to include tools, equipment and electronics that Limor personally selects, tests and approves before going in to the Adafruit store. Limor was the first female engineer on the cover of WIRED magazine and was recently awarded Entrepreneur magazine’s Entrepreneur of the year.

Sample Learning Guide:

Adafruit Learning System(1)

How They Can Help:

  • Provides a learning system that has quickly become one of the best learning systems for electronics in the world.
  • Find hundreds of products and kits for prototyping, configuration and more.
  • Active forum and other resources available to get your questions answered.

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Source: Adafruit Industries