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Continuous Composites Receives Investment from Saint-Gobain’s Venture Arm

There’s no mistaking the fact that we’ve entered a new phase of 3D printing investment, with four companies in 2021 already announcing plans to go public and numerous startups receiving…

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AM Ventures Launches $100M VC Fund for 3D Printing

AM Ventures has announced that its parent, LANGER GROUP, just created a $100 million venture capital (VC) fund for 3D printing together with investment management company KGAL. KGAL also will…

3D Printing News Briefs, March 4, 2021: INTAMSYS, Teton Simulation, Hyperganic, McLaren Automotive

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re telling you about a new 3D printer and updated software first. INTAMSYS is launching its new FUNMAT PRO 610 HT 3D printer, and…

Fictiv Raises $35M from Honeywell, Others to Expand Digital Manufacturing Ecosystem

San Francisco-based startup Fictiv has taken on $35 million in a funding round led by 40 North Ventures, with participation from Honeywell, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp., Adit Ventures, and M20…

INTAMSYS Closes Latest Funding Round Led by Sequoia Capital

The pro desktop space has been growing as new fused filament fabrication (FFF) 3D printers emerge with capabilities similar to Stratasys machines at a lower cost. Among the players in…

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Oqton Raises $40M for AI-Based Manufacturing in Series A Round

Belgian-based AI manufacturing software company Oqton raised $40 million today through a round lead by Fortino Capital, PMV, and Sandvik. According to the firm, “several angel investors, including Carl Bass…

HP & Dyndrite’s Digital Manufacturing Investor Day Returns for a Second Year

Entrepreneurial success in digital manufacturing is dependent on engineering solutions for automating processes that reduce overall cost and time-to-market. The COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on existing supply chains and on the ability of digital manufacturing startups to effectively raise capital to produce solutions to address existing…

3D Printing News Briefs, November 7, 2020: Nanofabrica, Forward AM & Photocentric, Selfie3D & Stratasys

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about business, materials, and a 3D printer investment. Nanofabrica has made a strategic hire, and Forward AM is launching a new material…

Arkema, Texas Instruments Back Adaptive3D’s 3D Printing Photoresins in Series B Funding

Texas-based additive manufacturing polymer resin supplier Adaptive3D wants to use optimized materials, such as its extremely high-strain photopolymer and flagship Elastic ToughRubber 90 elastomer, to empower high-volume manufacturing and 3D…

Additive Drives to 3D Print Better Electric Engines with AM Ventures Investment

German electric motor components company Additive Drives GmbH has received a “seven-digit seed investment from AM Ventures.” Presumably, that would mean that they got at least a €10,000.10 investment? Or…

Lower Austrian Government Funds 3D Printing Businesses

Whereas the Netherlands and Germany have long been hotbeds of 3D printing activity, nearby Austria so far has not. The government of the Province of Lower Austria plans to change…

ASTM Drives 3D Printing Standards via Investment into Eight Crucial Projects

Nonprofit organization ASTM International announced its third round of funding to support research that will help expedite standards in additive manufacturing (AM). The group creates and publishes technical standards for…

LightForce Orthodontics Raises $14M for Custom 3D Printed Braces

They’re not fun by any stretch of the imagination, but getting braces is a rite of passage for many teenagers. While this hasn’t changed for many years, neither has the…

US Army Invests $5.4M in New Polymer Making Technology from Case Western

Researchers from Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), in Ohio, teamed up with the U.S. Army Research Lab to manufacture a new lightweight and high-performance polymer that could have potential applications…

Australian Army Deploys WarpSPEE3D Metal 3D Printer in Second Field Test

In February of 2020, the Australian Army announced a $1.5 million investment in Darwin- and Melbourne-based additive manufacturing company SPEE3D. The company worked with previous partners Charles Darwin University (CDU)…

Icon Announces $35 Million Funding Round for House 3D Printing

Icon Technology, Inc., headquartered in Austin, TX, has announced a $35 million series A funding round. Along with this comes some new promises too related to plans for 3D printing…

VELO3D and Lam Research are 3D Printing Metal Parts for Semiconductor Industry

Silicon Valley metal 3D printer manufacturer VELO3D, which recently landed the largest order yet in the company’s short history for its Sapphire system, has announced a joint development agreement with…

What’s the Deal with BASF Partnering with Shapeways on 3D Printing Materials?

In the fall of 2019, BASF 3D Printing Solutions, a 3D printing material and services supplier and subsidiary of BASF New Business GmbH, introduced Forward AM, a new corporate brand presence….

Mondragon Group Bets on 3D Printing, Invests in BCN3D with Spanish Government

Spanish manufacturer of desktop 3D printers BCN3D announced a new funding round totaling €2.8 million. The round was led by Spain’s national innovation agency, CDTI, and the Mondragon Group, one…

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The 3D Printing Industry is Here to Stay – A Look at Investment Activity and M&A

As investment bankers who have worked within the industrial technology sector for over 20 years, we wanted to address what we are seeing in the 3D printing value chain of…

CIA’s In-Q-Tel Invests in 3D Printing Software Startup nTopology

3D printing software startup nTopology has announced that it has received an investment from In-Q-Tel, the investment arm of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Though the amount invested in the…

3D Printing News Briefs, June 3, 2020: Tethon 3D, SolidLine, Scottish Enterprise, Phillips Corporation

We’re telling you about a new material in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by some business news and a military partnership. Tethon 3D is launching a new material, while…

Equispheres Secures $30 Million in New Funding Round

Canadian materials science company Equispheres, which specializes in aluminum alloy powder for 3D printing, announced this week that it had secured a Series B investment, along with a new $30…

Velo3D Raises $28 Million in D Round

Metal 3D printing company Velo3D has just raised $28 million in a Series D funding round, making it a total of $138 million that the firm has raised so far….