Laurie Peterson, the Founder of Build & Imagine toys, received the “Rising Star Toy Inventor of the Year” at the 8th annual TAGIE awards honoring toy and game inventors on November 20th! Her magnetic building sets called StoryWalls, have only been available for a year and have already made a big impact. Laurie’s products have won top awards including the “Most Educational Toy of the Year“, “Most Innovative Toy of the Year“, and “Best Toy of the Year” from the TIA award show. Build & Imagine has also just received $1M in funding from a group of VC firms and angel investors.
Read about the latest award here. Read about the new funding round here.