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BIOLIFE4D Seeks Investment Funding for 3D Printed Hearts

BIOLIFE4D Seeks Investment Funding for 3D Printed Hearts

When it comes to 3D bioprinting, progress comes in increments. Most organizations that have been bioprinting human tissue have done so thus far for research and drug testing purposes, with the goal of eventually creating tissue or even entire organs that can be transplanted into human patients. Startup BIOLIFE4D, however, isn’t beating around the bush […]

When it comes to 3D bioprinting, progress comes in increments. Most organizations that have been bioprinting human tissue have done so thus far for research and drug testing purposes, with the goal of eventually creating tissue or even entire organs that can be...
3D Printing News Briefs: September 8, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: September 8, 2017

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about some exciting new centers opening up that specialize in 3D printing technology, an additive manufacturing course and a little medical news, and some interesting 3D printed objects. Thales is creating an industrial center in Morocco that specializes in metal 3D printing, while Z3DFAB opens a Digital […]

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about some exciting new centers opening up that specialize in 3D printing technology, an additive manufacturing course and a little medical news, and some interesting 3D printed objects. Thales is creating...
3D Printing on Kickstarter: A Fast Filament Extruder for Less than $1,000 and 3D Printed Houses to Match Your Own

3D Printing on Kickstarter: A Fast Filament Extruder for Less than $1,000 and 3D Printed Houses to Match Your Own

With deep roots in maker culture, 3D printing endeavors often find themselves turning to crowdfunding, and Kickstarter has been a mainstay in funding new companies, technologies, and projects. We often hear about the latest and greatest 3D printing-related Kickstarter campaigns, whether people are trying to raise money for 3D printing materials, 3D printed or smart products, […]

With deep roots in maker culture, 3D printing endeavors often find themselves turning to crowdfunding, and Kickstarter has been a mainstay in funding new companies, technologies, and projects. We often hear about the latest and greatest 3D printing-related Kickstarter...
Nonprofit Pawsthetics Launches GoFundMe Campaign to Raise Funds for 3D Printed Animal Prosthetics

Nonprofit Pawsthetics Launches GoFundMe Campaign to Raise Funds for 3D Printed Animal Prosthetics

I’ll admit it, I’m a little (okay, a lot) obsessed with watching animal videos on social media; honestly, it’s one of the reasons I really love sites like Facebook and Instagram. It brings me ridiculous amounts of joy to see stories of cute animals performing human-like tricks (have you seen the cat that high-fives and […]

I’ll admit it, I’m a little (okay, a lot) obsessed with watching animal videos on social media; honestly, it’s one of the reasons I really love sites like Facebook and Instagram. It brings me ridiculous amounts of joy to see stories of cute animals...
This Week in 3D Printing on Kickstarter: A New SLA 3D Printer, 3D Pen Drawing Aid and 3D Printed Sunglasses

This Week in 3D Printing on Kickstarter: A New SLA 3D Printer, 3D Pen Drawing Aid and 3D Printed Sunglasses

It’s hard to keep up with all the Kickstarter campaigns out there, and more and more crowdfunding campaigns are showing up featuring 3D printers or 3D printing-related projects. We like to try to help you stay on top of the many products being launched on Kickstarter these days. Last week, we took a look at […]

It’s hard to keep up with all the Kickstarter campaigns out there, and more and more crowdfunding campaigns are showing up featuring 3D printers or 3D printing-related projects. We like to try to help you stay on top of the many products being launched on...
3D Printing Remains Popular on Kickstarter: Quickly-Funded Obsidian 3D Printer, Eco-Friendly adorn3d 3D Printed Jewelry

3D Printing Remains Popular on Kickstarter: Quickly-Funded Obsidian 3D Printer, Eco-Friendly adorn3d 3D Printed Jewelry

It seems like these days, just about everyone is turning to crowdfunding campaigns on sites like Kickstarter to get their 3D printing-related products off the ground, whether it’s 3D printable gaming miniatures, a small smart button, custom 3D printed sandals, multifunctional robot arms, or just about any type of 3D printer you can imagine, from […]

It seems like these days, just about everyone is turning to crowdfunding campaigns on sites like Kickstarter to get their 3D printing-related products off the ground, whether it’s 3D printable gaming miniatures, a small smart button, custom 3D printed sandals,...
Kudo3D Announces Castable Resin for Bean 3D Printer as Successful Kickstarter Winds Down

Kudo3D Announces Castable Resin for Bean 3D Printer as Successful Kickstarter Winds Down

It’s been a remarkable month for California company Kudo3D. At the beginning of June, the company launched its newest 3D printer on Kickstarter, and hit its funding goal in a mere two minutes. Within a week, the campaign had raised over 800% of its goal for the Bean 3D printer, which backers are clearly excited […]

It’s been a remarkable month for California company Kudo3D. At the beginning of June, the company launched its newest 3D printer on Kickstarter, and hit its funding goal in a mere two minutes. Within a week, the campaign had raised over 800% of its goal for the...
Crosslances Studio Launches Third Kickstarter Campaign for 3D Printable Gaming Miniatures

Crosslances Studio Launches Third Kickstarter Campaign for 3D Printable Gaming Miniatures

I’ve never been much of a sports fan, so I don’t quite know how fantasy football leagues work. What I do know, however, is that 3D printing technology is the perfect way to make it a tabletop game. But in this case, I’m not talking about the conventional game of fantasy football, but instead, the […]

I’ve never been much of a sports fan, so I don’t quite know how fantasy football leagues work. What I do know, however, is that 3D printing technology is the perfect way to make it a tabletop game. But in this case, I’m not talking about the...
3Dkolla Has High Standards for 3D Printable Models, Put Together with an AR App

3Dkolla Has High Standards for 3D Printable Models, Put Together with an AR App

3Dkolla, a Greek endeavor with a love for advanced technology, has just launched its first Indiegogo campaign for its high-quality, 3D printable Kolla 3D models. The company offers a small range of well-designed models, capable of being printed with high complexity. The service maximizes 3D printing technology by offering updated modeling, decoration, and games that […]

3Dkolla, a Greek endeavor with a love for advanced technology, has just launched its first Indiegogo campaign for its high-quality, 3D printable Kolla 3D models. The company offers a small range of well-designed models, capable of being printed with high complexity....
M3D Stays Low-Cost, Goes Industrial with Open-Source, Feature-Packed Promega 3D Printer

M3D Stays Low-Cost, Goes Industrial with Open-Source, Feature-Packed Promega 3D Printer

M3D will always be known for the , the 3D printer that catapulted them to success with a multimillion-dollar Kickstarter campaign in 2014. The Micro was followed up with the Pro and the Micro+, released just recently, which continued the company’s mission of delivering affordable, low-cost, compact consumer 3D printers. Now M3D is introducing another 3D […]

M3D will always be known for the M3D Micro, the 3D printer that catapulted them to success with a multimillion-dollar Kickstarter campaign in 2014. The Micro was followed up with the Pro and the Micro+, released just recently, which continued the company’s...
OLT Footcare Offers Customized 3D Printed Sandals for Perfect Fit and Balance

OLT Footcare Offers Customized 3D Printed Sandals for Perfect Fit and Balance

As summer gets closer, many people are tossing aside their boots and pulling out sandals – and there are plenty of options available. If you’re looking to try something new, there’s also more than one 3D printed option out there this summer. A couple of months ago, we saw Wiivv break its own record for […]

As summer gets closer, many people are tossing aside their boots and pulling out sandals – and there are plenty of options available. If you’re looking to try something new, there’s also more than one 3D printed option out there this summer. A couple...
3D Printing News Briefs: May 12, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: May 12, 2017

In this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ve got stories on 3D printing business, a new facility, and a couple of new products. The SYNNEX Corporation announced that it is now the exclusive distributor of HP’s Jet Fusion 3D Printing solution in North America, a new distributor for Verashape means that the […]

In this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ve got stories on 3D printing business, a new facility, and a couple of new products. The SYNNEX Corporation announced that it is now the exclusive distributor of HP’s Jet Fusion 3D...
Industrial BlackBelt 3D Printer Uses Conveyor Belt as Build Platform to Produce Long Parts

Industrial BlackBelt 3D Printer Uses Conveyor Belt as Build Platform to Produce Long Parts

Typically, we see things like groceries fly by on conveyor belts, or even people, if your airport features that large moving sidewalk in the middle of the terminal. In a couple days, the website for an innovative new FDM 3D printer will go live: the BlackBelt, a new kind of industrial production machine, was designed […]

Typically, we see things like groceries fly by on conveyor belts, or even people, if your airport features that large moving sidewalk in the middle of the terminal. In a couple days, the website for an innovative new FDM 3D printer will go live: the BlackBelt, a new...
3D WASH Aims to Provide Clean Water Through 3D Printing and Recycling

3D WASH Aims to Provide Clean Water Through 3D Printing and Recycling

There are a lot of issues in the world today revolving around water. All living things need it to survive, and it’s getting harder to find in consumable form thanks to pollution and drought, as well as the poverty and isolation that prevent many communities around the world from being able to access proper sanitation. […]

There are a lot of issues in the world today revolving around water. All living things need it to survive, and it’s getting harder to find in consumable form thanks to pollution and drought, as well as the poverty and isolation that prevent many communities...
G3D’s T-1000 3D Printer Shatters Stretch Goals and Prepares for Shipment

G3D’s T-1000 3D Printer Shatters Stretch Goals and Prepares for Shipment

There is now one week left in the Indiegogo campaign for the T-1000 3D printer, and developer Global 3D Systems (G3D) is continuing to see growing levels of interest in the innovative SLA DLP machine. The system is the most cost-effective in its class, says G3D, with the fastest build speed and largest build volume. The campaign has […]

There is now one week left in the Indiegogo campaign for the T-1000 3D printer, and developer Global 3D Systems (G3D) is continuing to see growing levels of interest in the innovative SLA DLP machine. The system is the most cost-effective in its class, says G3D, with...
Snapmaker Tells Us What's Making Their $1.5 Million 3D Printer Kickstarter So Successful

Snapmaker Tells Us What's Making Their $1.5 Million 3D Printer Kickstarter So Successful

If you’re a regular or even semi-regular reader of 3DPrint.com, you know that we cover crowdfunding campaigns quite frequently – and for good reason, because some of the most successful businesses in the 3D printing industry got their start on sites like Kickstarter or Indiegogo. We’ve seen some trust in crowdfunding begin to erode among […]

If you’re a regular or even semi-regular reader of 3DPrint.com, you know that we cover crowdfunding campaigns quite frequently – and for good reason, because some of the most successful businesses in the 3D printing industry got their start on sites like...
Wiivv Breaks Own Record for Most Funded 3D Printed Product on Kickstarter

Wiivv Breaks Own Record for Most Funded 3D Printed Product on Kickstarter

Last year, Wiivv, manufacturer of custom 3D printed insoles, broke several crowdfunding records with their first Kickstarter campaign, which introduced their 3D printed insoles to the world. It turns out that many, many people have difficulty finding shoes that fit them comfortably, and Wiivv’s proprietary technology, which uses photographs to create specially customized insole designs […]

Last year, Wiivv, manufacturer of custom 3D printed insoles, broke several crowdfunding records with their first Kickstarter campaign, which introduced their 3D printed insoles to the world. It turns out that many, many people have difficulty finding shoes that fit...
3Doodler Matching Campaign: Over 260 Schools Across America Receive 3D Printing Pen Bundles

3Doodler Matching Campaign: Over 260 Schools Across America Receive 3D Printing Pen Bundles

Just after its fourth birthday, 3D printing pen company 3Doodler saw its kid-friendly 3Doodler Start take top spot at Toy Fair 2017, when it was named the Toy of the Year. WobbleWorks LLC, the company behind the popular 3Doodler line, has come a long way since its successful Kickstarter campaign back in 2013, as we’ve seen the 3D printing […]

Just after its fourth birthday, 3D printing pen company 3Doodler saw its kid-friendly 3Doodler Start take top spot at Toy Fair 2017, when it was named the Toy of the Year. WobbleWorks LLC, the company behind the popular 3Doodler line, has come a long way since its...
G3D's T-1000 SLA 3D Printer Continues to See Increasing Success on Indiegogo

G3D's T-1000 SLA 3D Printer Continues to See Increasing Success on Indiegogo

It’s been a week since we last checked in with Global 3D Systems (G3D), and the company’s Indiegogo campaign for the T-1000 SLA 3D printer is still rolling along nicely. There are now two weeks left in the campaign, and the printer is at 340% of its funding goal. The ambitious young company all but […]

It’s been a week since we last checked in with Global 3D Systems (G3D), and the company’s Indiegogo campaign for the T-1000 SLA 3D printer is still rolling along nicely. There are now two weeks left in the campaign, and the printer is at 340% of its...
G3D's T-1000 SLA 3D Printer is Fast at Both 3D Printing and Raising Crowdfunding Money

G3D's T-1000 SLA 3D Printer is Fast at Both 3D Printing and Raising Crowdfunding Money

A few years ago, Edward Machala, former COO and treasurer of American Power Conversion, decided to establish a 3D printer company. He named it Global 3D Systems (G3D) and hired a team of engineers and tech industry veterans to begin working on the company’s first 3D printer, a large, fast SLA machine dubbed the T-1000. After an […]

A few years ago, Edward Machala, former COO and treasurer of American Power Conversion, decided to establish a 3D printer company. He named it Global 3D Systems (G3D) and hired a team of engineers and tech industry veterans to begin working on the company’s...
3D Printing News Briefs: March 28, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: March 28, 2017

In this Tuesday edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re covering everything from 3D printers, printing materials, 3D scanning software, and virtual reality to business partnerships and future flight technologies. CRP Technology introduces its new Windform thermoplastic elastomer, while the Indiegogo campaign for the Visionsforge Forge One 3D printer just launched. Occipital announces the release […]

In this Tuesday edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re covering everything from 3D printers, printing materials, 3D scanning software, and virtual reality to business partnerships and future flight technologies. CRP Technology introduces its new Windform...
Milkshake3D: The 'Artist's 3D Printer' Surpasses Kickstarter Funding Goal in a Matter of Days, Continues to Grow

Milkshake3D: The 'Artist's 3D Printer' Surpasses Kickstarter Funding Goal in a Matter of Days, Continues to Grow

It’s encouraging to see that despite the multiple high-profile Kickstarter failures that have happened recently, the 3D printing community still has faith in crowdfunding. Campaigns like Tiko and NexD1 may have dissuaded some 3D printing enthusiasts from pledging their money and hopes to another promising crowdfunding endeavor, but there are still plenty of people out there willing […]

It’s encouraging to see that despite the multiple high-profile Kickstarter failures that have happened recently, the 3D printing community still has faith in crowdfunding. Campaigns like Tiko and NexD1 may have dissuaded some 3D printing enthusiasts from...
Fishy Filaments Works to Save Marine Life by Turning Fishing Nets Into 3D Printer Filament

Fishy Filaments Works to Save Marine Life by Turning Fishing Nets Into 3D Printer Filament

It’s impossible for most people to feel unmoved by images of dolphins, birds, and other marine life entangled in fishing nets, but it’s a tragedy that happens all the time. Bycatch, the term used for the problem of additional wildlife getting caught in nets meant for fish, is responsible for the deaths of hundreds of […]

It’s impossible for most people to feel unmoved by images of dolphins, birds, and other marine life entangled in fishing nets, but it’s a tragedy that happens all the time. Bycatch, the term used for the problem of additional wildlife getting caught in...
Tiko Finally Admits Defeat, But M3D Comes to Backers' Rescue: CEO Michael Armani Tells Us What's Going Wrong with All These 3D Printer Kickstarters

Tiko Finally Admits Defeat, But M3D Comes to Backers' Rescue: CEO Michael Armani Tells Us What's Going Wrong with All These 3D Printer Kickstarters

Perhaps you’ve noticed a worrying trend lately – there seem to be more and more Kickstarter campaigns that succeed fantastically, raising funds that far surpass their goals and gathering a base of excited backers, only to burn out even more fantastically, either towards the end of the campaign or after it’s already closed. Suddenly, the […]

Perhaps you’ve noticed a worrying trend lately – there seem to be more and more Kickstarter campaigns that succeed fantastically, raising funds that far surpass their goals and gathering a base of excited backers, only to burn out even more fantastically,...

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