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Owl Works Wins Big at Inside 3D Printing Seoul's Frontier Tech Showdown with Innovative LIPS 3D Printing Technology

Owl Works Wins Big at Inside 3D Printing Seoul's Frontier Tech Showdown with Innovative LIPS 3D Printing Technology

Last week, the highly anticipated Inside 3D Printing Seoul event took place at KINTEX in South Korea. We’d been following the anticipated highlights of the Rising Media event, themed “The New Era of Digital Manufacturing,” which boasted nearly 75 exhibitors, 210 sponsor booths, and over 9,000 visitors from 25 different countries. One of our favorite parts of […]

Last week, the highly anticipated Inside 3D Printing Seoul event took place at KINTEX in South Korea. We’d been following the anticipated highlights of the Rising Media event, themed “The New Era of Digital Manufacturing,” which boasted nearly 75...
Xometry Secures $15 Million in Investment Funding to Drive Its 3D Printing and Manufacturing Platform

Xometry Secures $15 Million in Investment Funding to Drive Its 3D Printing and Manufacturing Platform

On-demand manufacturing and 3D printing service provider Xometry, headquartered in Maryland, got its start back in 2014, and is working to transform manufacturing in the US with its proprietary machine learning-based software platform. This platform offers a range of on-demand manufacturing services, including 3D printing and CNC machining, to a wide variety of customers, ranging […]

On-demand manufacturing and 3D printing service provider Xometry, headquartered in Maryland, got its start back in 2014, and is working to transform manufacturing in the US with its proprietary machine learning-based software platform. This platform offers a range of...
Carmera Officially Launches to Gather Real-Time 3D Mapping Data for Autonomous Vehicle Makers...and Everyone Else

Carmera Officially Launches to Gather Real-Time 3D Mapping Data for Autonomous Vehicle Makers...and Everyone Else

While it’s true that social media connects pretty much everyone these days, on a different level, roads are what physically connect us – to the grocery store, to school and work, and all sorts of other places. There are over four million miles of roads in the US alone, and as readily available autonomous vehicles keep […]

While it’s true that social media connects pretty much everyone these days, on a different level, roads are what physically connect us – to the grocery store, to school and work, and all sorts of other places. There are over four million miles of roads in...
3D Printing News Briefs: May 16, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: May 16, 2017

3D printing, investments, and filaments, oh my! In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, Cytosurge’s FluidFM 3D printer wins an award at the IDTechEX Show!, while Print the Future is the first, and only, 3D printed furniture company to display at the largest furnishings industry trade show in the world. A concrete 3D printer prototype was […]

3D printing, investments, and filaments, oh my! In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, Cytosurge’s FluidFM 3D printer wins an award at the IDTechEX Show!, while Print the Future is the first, and only, 3D printed furniture company to display at the largest...
Safran and Prodways Group Announce Partnership to Develop Additive Manufacturing Processes and Materials

Safran and Prodways Group Announce Partnership to Develop Additive Manufacturing Processes and Materials

International high-technology group Safran, which has core businesses in aerospace, defense, and security, has just announced that it will partner up with French industrial-grade 3D printer manufacturer Prodways Group, in order to develop additive manufacturing processes and materials together. The technology partnership agreement that the two companies signed specifically centers around the development of assembly […]

International high-technology group Safran, which has core businesses in aerospace, defense, and security, has just announced that it will partner up with French industrial-grade 3D printer manufacturer Prodways Group, in order to develop additive manufacturing...
Former 3D Systems President and CEO Avi Reichental Joins Nano Dimension Board of Directors

Former 3D Systems President and CEO Avi Reichental Joins Nano Dimension Board of Directors

If you thought we could make it through the month of April without any more executive-level shakeups being announced in the 3D printing world, you were sorely mistaken. Earlier this month, Organovo CEO Keith Murphy announced his resignation. In February, we saw Carl Bass step down as CEO of Autodesk, and Jonathan Jaglom resigned as MakerBot’s CEO in […]

If you thought we could make it through the month of April without any more executive-level shakeups being announced in the 3D printing world, you were sorely mistaken. Earlier this month, Organovo CEO Keith Murphy announced his resignation. In February, we saw Carl...
3D Printing News Briefs: April 21, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: April 21, 2017

In this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about funding, ISO certification and research, and three 3D printers. Steel service center company Klöckner & Co. invests in technology startup BigRep, while Onkos Surgical closes its round of Series B funding. Proto Labs receives important certification for its facility in Japan, and […]

In this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about funding, ISO certification and research, and three 3D printers. Steel service center company Klöckner & Co. invests in technology startup BigRep, while Onkos Surgical closes...
Funding Hits 3D Printing This Week: $5M VC for Polymaker Materials, $1M Investment in BeeHex 3D Printed Pizza

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 “mo’ money mo’ opportunity.” The past week has been particularly kind, to the tune of several million dollars, for China-based Polymaker and US-based BeeHex, which […]

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 “mo’ money mo’ opportunity.” The past...
Asimov Ventures Announces Close of Venture Fund I to New Investors, Launch of Venture Fund II

Asimov Ventures Announces Close of Venture Fund I to New Investors, Launch of Venture Fund II

Founded just last summer, early stage venture capital firm Asimov Ventures has already witnessed an incredible amount of growth. The firm, focusing on early stage investments in 3D printing, robotics, and other frontier technologies, has now announced that it has closed its first fund (Asimov Ventures I) to new investors, following recent investments from limited […]

Founded just last summer, early stage venture capital firm Asimov Ventures has already witnessed an incredible amount of growth. The firm, focusing on early stage investments in 3D printing, robotics, and other frontier technologies, has now announced that it has...
Visually Impaired Extract Text & Visuals: Braigo Labs Releases Beta Version of Integrated Software Platform  

Visually Impaired Extract Text & Visuals: Braigo Labs Releases Beta Version of Integrated Software Platform  

A large part of what continues to feed the 3D printing industry’s momentum is inspiration. It’s hard to imagine an industry that is led more fervently by such energy as we see innovation, startling and often stunning improvement on traditional processes—and yes, the arrival of that fourth industrial revolution everyone is talking about too. It’s […]

A large part of what continues to feed the 3D printing industry’s momentum is inspiration. It’s hard to imagine an industry that is led more fervently by such energy as we see innovation, startling and often stunning improvement on traditional processes—and yes, the...
Desktop Metal Gets Strategic Investment from GE Ventures and Saudi Aramco

Desktop Metal Gets Strategic Investment from GE Ventures and Saudi Aramco

As the hype for desktop FDM 3D printing has slowly dwindled over the past year or so, another, more industrial-driven additive manufacturing process has been gaining some much needed traction. Metal 3D printing has now garnered a generous portion of the industry’s attention, as companies like Lexington, Massachusetts-based startup Desktop Metal have been working to […]

As the hype for desktop FDM 3D printing has slowly dwindled over the past year or so, another, more industrial-driven additive manufacturing process has been gaining some much needed traction. Metal 3D printing has now garnered a generous portion of the industry’s...
A Few Questions For: 3D Hubs

A Few Questions For: 3D Hubs

Here at 3DPrint.com, we love to keep up with the latest buzz in the world of 3D technologies–and that, of course, includes the latest at some of the great trade shows around the world. We’re rolling out a new feature now, A Few Questions For, in which we talk directly with insiders at some of the […]

Here at 3DPrint.com, we love to keep up with the latest buzz in the world of 3D technologies–and that, of course, includes the latest at some of the great trade shows around the world. We’re rolling out a new feature now, A Few Questions For, in which we talk directly...
Asimov Ventures -- First Pure, Early Stage, Venture Capital Fund for 3D Printing to Raise $30 Million

Asimov Ventures -- First Pure, Early Stage, Venture Capital Fund for 3D Printing to Raise $30 Million

It truly amazes me how many incredible startups and individuals behind those startups I have had the pleasure of meeting with or speaking to over the last year and a half within the 3D printing space. From teenagers just getting out of high school to innovative thinkers well into their 60’s and 70’s, ideas are […]

It truly amazes me how many incredible startups and individuals behind those startups I have had the pleasure of meeting with or speaking to over the last year and a half within the 3D printing space. From teenagers just getting out of high school to innovative...
Shapeways Receives $30M in Venture Capital via Netherlands Inkef Capital, HP & Presidio

Shapeways Receives $30M in Venture Capital via Netherlands Inkef Capital, HP & Presidio

Hot off the press comes financial news regarding Shapeways, to the tune of $30 million just received in venture funding. One of the worldwide leaders in 3D printing service bureaus, Shapeways promotes not only a way for 3D printing enthusiasts to upload files and have models 3D printed, but also individual creativity and innovation. They […]

Hot off the press comes financial news regarding Shapeways, to the tune of $30 million just received in venture funding. One of the worldwide leaders in 3D printing service bureaus, Shapeways promotes not only a way for 3D printing enthusiasts to upload files and have...
Wiivv Wearables Receives Venture Capital for 3D Printed Insoles

Wiivv Wearables Receives Venture Capital for 3D Printed Insoles

As the industry of 3D printing grows and indeed begins transforming manufacturing, consumers have a lot to look forward to on the personal front in terms of customized products that are not only more affordable but of even higher quality in many cases. Apparel and footwear are two areas of growing interest, as there are […]

As the industry of 3D printing grows and indeed begins transforming manufacturing, consumers have a lot to look forward to on the personal front in terms of customized products that are not only more affordable but of even higher quality in many cases. Apparel and...
Intel Capital Funds 3D Braille Printer Created by 13-year-old Boy

Intel Capital Funds 3D Braille Printer Created by 13-year-old Boy

Nothing makes a person feel old faster than hearing about the latest child prodigy in technology. Here we have the story of a 13-year-old named Shubham Banerjee who managed to make it through an early-stage funding round with Intel Capital. It’s still not exactly a rags to riches story, but heart warming nonetheless as the […]

Nothing makes a person feel old faster than hearing about the latest child prodigy in technology. Here we have the story of a 13-year-old named Shubham Banerjee who managed to make it through an early-stage funding round with Intel Capital. It’s still not exactly a...

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