venture capital

Interview with Kumovis: “We Expect Our 3D Printing System… in Many Hospitals in a Few Years”

The potential of 3D printing in the medical industry is still immeasurable. Even though, today, 3D printing for medical devices, personalized implants, and rapid medical prototyping is still in the…

Stratodyne: New Space Company Wants to 3D Print Stratospheric Satellites and CubeSats

With a growing directory of space companies gaining momentum, research and development in rocket science, aerospace engineering, and space travel are at an all-time high. After a continuous decrease in…

In-Q-Tel and 3D Printing, Part 2: What Does It Want with 3D Printing?

Knowing some of In-Q-Tel’s backstory, we wondered specifically what the firm was looking for from Voxel8, Arevo and Fuel3D. We have so far received responses amounting to “no comment” from…

In-Q-Tel and 3D Printing, Part 1: What’s In-Q-Tel?

So far, a venture capital company called In-Q-Tel has invested in three startups within the 3D printing and scanning space: Voxel8, Arevo, and Fuel3D. If you don’t recognize the name…

Link3D Completes Funding Round of $7 Million Led by Al Capital

Headquartered in Boulder, CO, Link3D is well-known for their Additive MES workflow software. Now, they have announced the completion of a $7 million round of venture capital funding led by…

Introducing LightForce Orthodontics and Its Customized 3D Printed Bracket System

A dental resident walked into a bar full of Harvard graduate students. No, it’s not the beginning of a bad joke, but actually the genesis of venture-backed startup LightForce Orthodontics, which…

Fortify Closes $10M Series A Funding Led by Accel

Fortify, known for their next-generation composites and Digital Composite Technology (DCM), has just completed a $10M Series A funding led by Accel. The Boston-headquartered additive manufacturing startup also received funding…

Additive Manufacturing Strategies 2020: Sign Up for Our 3D Printing Startup Competition

Coming up in February 2020, the annual Additive Manufacturing Strategies summit, co-hosted by 3DPrint.com and SmarTech Markets Publishing, will be held in Boston for the third year running. This year, the event, titled…

Interview with Len Wanger of Deer Valley Ventures

This is an interview with Len Wagner, the Chief Technology Manager of Impossible Objects. Len has great insight into the world of technology as well as finance and gives some good thoughts on the future of the additive industry.

Interview with Zach Kaplan of Corazon Capital, mHUB and Inventables

This is a short inteview with the Founder and CEO of Inventables, Zach Kaplan. It goes into the thoughts on digital manufacturing as well as the maker movement.

Relativity Partners with mu Space, with Plans to Launch 3D Printed Terran 1 Rocket into Low Earth Orbit

3D printed rocket manufacturer Relativity Space, based in Los Angeles and backed by VC funding, signed its first public, multi-year commercial contract with satellite services vendor Telesat earlier this month. Now…

Desktop Metal Raises $438 Million Total With Additional $160 Million Round – What Does It Mean?

Desktop Metal is becoming quite the VC darling. The Massachusetts based metal printing firm has now raised a total of $438 million by virtue of its latest funding round of…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 16, 2018

We’re starting with some business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, including stories about a new 3D printer, an anniversary, and a 3D printing investment. Cincinnati Incorporated has launched…

Venture Funding for 3D Printing

As a company, we pay attention to venture capital funding for 3D printing and additive manufacturing companies. We do not measure and compare the value of venture funding from one…

3D Printing News Briefs: December 1, 2017

Happy December! Rather than worrying about how much you have left to do in the few short weeks before the holidays, why not use that time in a more productive…

3D Printing Business News: Ultimaker, BeAM, Sharebot Raising Capital and Seeing Growth in Operations

With so much growth across business ventures every day, we do our best to keep you apprised of all the latest business news in the 3D printing industry. For today’s…

Youngstown Business Incubator Partners with The Junction to Bring Israeli 3D Printing Startups to the US

In an effort to help two Israeli technology startups successfully enter the US market, the Youngstown Business Incubator (YBI) has announced a partnership with business accelerator The Junction, located in Israel…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 29, 2017

We’re starting off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with some business stories, then moving on to some new products. Luxexcel has received an equity investment from a venture capital fund,…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 6, 2017

We’ve got a lot of business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by new 3D beta software, 3D printing materials work at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and a…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…