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$160M Drives 3D Printed Hypercar Startup Divergent in Series C Round

Coming off the heels of an exciting presence at the 2022 AMUG Conference, Divergent Technologies has announced a successful Series C round totaling $160 million in funding. The investment will…

Volkswagen Doubles 3D Printing Capacity at Bentley

Volkswagen Group’s Bentley Motors is doubling the additive manufacturing (AM) capacity at its factory in Crewe, England, responsible for assembly of all Bentley models. Thanks to an investment of £3m…

3D Printing News Briefs, February 16, 2022: Awards, Business, Construction 3D Printing, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re sharing good news that the TCT Awards are back this year! Then on to business, as CORE Industrial has acquired another manufacturing company,…

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Ultra-High Res Electronics 3D Printing Firm Receives $9.6M Investment

Swiss startup Scrona AG has received $9.6 million in series A funding from AM Ventures, TRUMPF Venture and others, including the Swiss government. The infusion will aid the company in…

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CIA’s In-Q-Tel Invests in Electronic 3D Printing Inks Startup

An Austin, Texas-based firm called Electroninks has announced receiving an investment from In-Q-Tel, the venture capital arm of the U.S. intelligence community founded by the CIA. The move is obviously…

3D Printing News Briefs, February 3, 2022: Business, Materials, & Education

We’re talking about business, materials, and education today in 3D Printing News Briefs, as Caracol obtained 9100 certification to produce advanced parts for the aerospace sector and Albemartle and 6K…

Bioprinting firm FluidForm Backed by New Jersey’s Biggest Healthcare Network

Two years into the pandemic, entire industries are still suffering the fallout from the unimaginable mass scale of the disease. However, since using biotech could help navigate the ongoing crisis,…

3D Printing News Briefs, January 1st, 2022: CES 2022, Standards, Business, & More

Happy New Year! We’re starting with this week’s CES 2022 in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving on to a new AM standard and business news from Roboze and…

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A Look at ARK’s 3D Printing Fund, “PRNT”

ARK Investment Management LLC is the only investment management firm that offers an actively managed exchange-traded fund (ETF) dedicated to 3D printing, making it a unique player in the world…

3D Printing News Briefs, December 4, 2021: Formnext USA, Scale Models, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, the organizers of Formnext have announced a partnership that will lead to a brand new event in the US, and Quickparts 3D printed scale…

AM Investment Strategies Profile: Stratasys

Stratasys CEO Yoav Zief will be taking part in the SmarTech Stifel AM Investment Strategies event on September 9th. We’re incredibly proud that we’ve got a set of very exciting…

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3D Printing Unicorns: Gelato Gets $240M in Funding, Expands into 3D Printing

On-demand printing platform Gelato, based in Oslo, Norway, achieved the coveted unicorn status after a new funding round. On August 16, 2021, the company announced it had raised $240 million…

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ICON’s Concrete 3D Printing Tech Receives $207M in Funding

Within the same month, ICON unveiled a 3D printed Martian habitat and the largest 3D printed structure in North America, a barracks for the Texas Military Department. Now, the additive…

CASTOR Closes $3.5M Deal for 3D Printing Software, with Xerox as Investor

Israeli startup CASTOR has secured a $3.5 million seed funding round that will allow the firm to further develop its unique software for identifying parts for 3D printing. In addition…

SPEE3D’s 3D Printed Rocket Engine Project Gets AU$1.5M in Government Funding

Australian metal 3D printing company SPEE3D will receive more than AU$1.5 million ($1.1 million) in government funding to realize one of its most ambitious projects. Through its SPAC3D proposal, SPEE3D…

AM Ventures Invests in Metal DLP 3D Printing Firm MetShape

Langer Group capital fund AM Ventures has invested in MetShape, a company focused on vat polymerization-based indirect metal manufacturing technology. The startup works with Incus, a spinout of Austrian ceramics…

Parkway VC Launches $60M Fund Targeting Simulation and AI Startups

Emerging New York investment firm Parkway Venture Capital is raising up to $60 million for its second fund aimed at startups pioneering artificial intelligence (AI) and simulation developments to drive…

Brinter Gets $1.2M in Seed Round to Expand Bioprinting

Finnish company Brinter, started in 2019, has just received $1.2 million from Innovestor in order to expand internationally. The company makes modular bioprinters. For example, you can buy a Brinter…

Danish AM Hub gets €5.4M to Invest in 3D Printing Denmark

Germany, Sweden, and the U.S. got an early lead in 3D printing because the first technologies were commercialized and found initial industrial applications in those countries. The Netherlands became a…

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Formlabs Reaches Double Unicorn Status with $150M Series E Round

3D printing unicorn Formlabs has announced yet another funding round, led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2*. The $150 million Series E has brought the startup’s valuation to $2 billion. The…

6K to Develop Battery Materials with $25M Investment

After just a few years in existence, 6K has made itself increasingly well-known in the 3D printing industry with its unique metal materials production technology. The startup suggests that its…

MX3D Receives €2.25M to Commercialize Metal 3D Printing Welding Robots

Perhaps most known for 3D printing a massive steel bridge in the Netherlands, Dutch startup MX3D has recently received a €2.25 million investment. Funding came from DOEN Participaties, PDENH, and…

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…