3d printing investments

Additive Manufacturing Keeps Production Local: William Cook Saves 200 Jobs With Investment in Sheffield 3D Printing Factory

In a bid to gain new customers, as well as ‘safeguard’ 200 manufacturing jobs, family-owned engineering business William Cook, based in the UK, recently invested £6 million in a new factory…

Funding Hits 3D Printing This Week: $5M VC for Polymaker Materials, $1M Investment in BeeHex 3D Printed Pizza

It isn’t quite “mo’ money mo’ problems” these days for many up-and-coming companies in the 3D printing space as funding rolls in to reward hard work and scalable ideas with…

Desktop Metal’s Funding Rises to $97 Million After Investments from Google, BMW and Lowe’s

In October 2015, a 3D printing startup called Desktop Metal emerged out of Burlington, Massachusetts and immediately caught the attention of major investors. Despite the fact that they had no…

Oxford Performance Materials 3D Prints 600 Parts for Boeing’s Starliner Space Taxis

The concept of a space taxi is just something I find delightful, and the fact that it’s in the process of becoming a real thing rather than a fun idea…

Voodoo Manufacturing Receives $1.4 Million in Seed Funding and Expands 3D Printing Facility

Brooklyn’s Voodoo Manufacturing is one of the largest high-volume 3D printing factories in New York, and it’s about to get even bigger. The company has only been around since 2015, but…

3D Printing Businesses in Dubai to Receive Funding from Autodesk Spark Investment Fund

Two years ago, Autodesk announced that they would be channeling $100 million into the Spark Investment Fund, set up to offer support to promising 3D printing-related startups and research projects. So…

BotFactory Closes $1M Investment Round

Additive manufacturing takes on many forms. While we mostly cover FDM, SLS and SLA printing at 3DPrint.com, we also cover some other interesting disruptive technologies. The Squink is a multilayer…

Carbon Announces $81 Million in Series C Funding from New and Existing Investors, Accelerates Production for Global Expansion

Since Carbon introduced their industry-changing CLIP technology last year, we’ve been closely following the company as they amass a growing list of customers and partners. Early users of CLIP have delivered…

GE Announces $1.4 Billion Investment: Acquisition of Arcam AB and SLM Solutions

Update: Following a rejection of terms in the deal for SLM Solutions, GE ultimately acquired controlling shares in Arcam and Concept Laser. Today’s headline heard ’round the world contains all…

Formlabs Announces Strategic Collaboration with Autodesk, Plus $35 Million in Series B Funding

It’s a big day for Formlabs, who will be presenting their webinar “How to Choose the Right 3D Printing Technology – FDM vs SLA vs SLS” later today at 1pm EST, right…

3D Hubs Announces Infusion of $7 Million with Completion of Series B Financing

The industry of 3D printing is extremely versatile in range, from the titans—companies that have been in business for decades—to startups we only just heard about last week. We have…

HP Inc. Targets 3D Printing Tech Startups with New Corporate Group: HP Tech Ventures

Hewlett Packard Co. is generally considered to be the first of countless startups to emerge from the US’ tech epicenter, Silicon Valley. Founded in a small garage in 1939, with…

Futurist Blames Bre Pettis for Hitting Pause on 3D Printing–Don’t Buy Stocks Now, Reboot Predicted

While it may be easy to see Dana Blankenhorn as just one more person giving investment advice and discussing the outlook of new technology, swimming out there in a heavily…

Metal 3D Printing Startup Desktop Metal Pulls in $14m from VCs and Stratasys with No Prototype

So far, this year has been all about metal 3D printing. The process, typically slow and expensive, is finally starting to get some real interest from businesses who are discovering…

The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — September 5

This week’s 3D printing stories include some examples of the cool things you can make if you have access to a 3D printer, like a Transformer birthday cake and a 3D…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — May 16, 2015

This week’s stories we didn’t cover include several about filament, the stuff that printed things are made of. Lenovo has announced a $3 million investment in Polymaker for filament development, an…

Sculpteo Receives €5 million in Funding from European Investment Capitalists, Creadev & XAnge

Sculpteo, one of the biggest names in 3D printing services, is about to widen their pool of financial resources with a sweet infusion of cash to the tune of €5 million…

NIN Ventures Puts Priority on Investing in Early Growth 3D Printing Companies

While 3D printing begins to emerge not only as an industry that is clearly here to stay, it’s also moving along like a powerful locomotive, building steam, faster and faster—and…

NVBOTS Lands $2 Million in New Round of Seed Funding

NVBOTS, the 3D printer manufacturing company founded by a group of MIT graduates, say they’ve secured a $2 million seed funding round led by domestic and international investors. Additional leadership…

New Matter Raises $6.5 Million in Funding For MOD-t 3D Printer & More – Exclusive Interview with CEO

It all started in May 2014, when New Matter informed 3DPrint.com that they would be launching an Indiegogo Campaign for the most affordable desktop 3D printer yet. Priced starting at…

MadeSolid Seeks Capital via Equity Investment on WeFunder, Divulges Future Plans

If you own a 3D printer, particularly an SLA printer, then you have more than likely heard of the company MadeSolid. Founded in 2013 in Oakland, California, the company was…

3D Printing and Technology Mutual Fund Opens Doors to Non-US Investors

When it comes to investing in 3D printing stocks, as of late, one needs to have a stomach made of iron to deal with the ups and downs within the…

UK’s Business Growth Fund Invests £7 Million in Hobs Reprographics to Expand 3D Printing Services

The UK has been advancing more and more with regards to 3D printing services, and it looks like the government wants in on more 3D printing action. In London this…

Impossible Objects Receives $2.8m Investment to 3D Print with Kevlar, Fiberglass & Carbon Fiber

Impossible Objects is, even for the 3D printing world, apparently doing the impossible. The focus of the company is to create the world’s first composite 3D printed objects, using an…