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Wiivv Engineer Plans to Run Boston Marathon in 3D Printed Flip-Flops

Wiivv Engineer Plans to Run Boston Marathon in 3D Printed Flip-Flops

Most people don’t even like to walk very long distances in flip-flops. They’re not exactly meant for it, with their flat beds, zero ankle support, and uncomfortable thong-thing. They’re meant for going to the beach, or kicking around the yard, not for hiking, or walking around cities, and certainly not for running marathons. The very […]

Most people don’t even like to walk very long distances in flip-flops. They’re not exactly meant for it, with their flat beds, zero ankle support, and uncomfortable thong-thing. They’re meant for going to the beach, or kicking around the yard, not...
3D Printing News Briefs: August 15, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: August 15, 2017

For today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re putting our best fashion foot forward as we bring you stories of 3D printed wearables, clothing, and insoles, then move into some software and business news. A Colorado artist is dealing with theft after most of the 3D printed artwork and wearables she was displaying at a gallery […]

For today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re putting our best fashion foot forward as we bring you stories of 3D printed wearables, clothing, and insoles, then move into some software and business news. A Colorado artist is dealing with theft after most of...
Wiivv Donates Custom Fit 3D Printed Insoles to Volunteer Search and Rescue Team, Launches Employee Wellness Program

Wiivv Donates Custom Fit 3D Printed Insoles to Volunteer Search and Rescue Team, Launches Employee Wellness Program

A health and wellness initiative at an old job allowed me to get a FitBit Zip for way less than the retail price, and everyone was encouraged to participate in coworker FitBit challenges, area 5K races, and the newly launched company softball and soccer leagues. I have since upgraded my FitBit, which means that I […]

A health and wellness initiative at an old job allowed me to get a FitBit Zip for way less than the retail price, and everyone was encouraged to participate in coworker FitBit challenges, area 5K races, and the newly launched company softball and soccer leagues. I...
Around the World in 3D Printing: First Half 2017

Around the World in 3D Printing: First Half 2017

As the 3D printing industry heats up, so do the jet and car engines as we continue to travel around the US and the world to check in on the latest developments directly. 2016 kept us busy, from trade shows to site visits, from Barcelona to San Diego, as we went around the world in […]

As the 3D printing industry heats up, so do the jet and car engines as we continue to travel around the US and the world to check in on the latest developments directly. 2016 kept us busy, from trade shows to site visits, from Barcelona to San Diego, as we went around...
Walking with Wiivv: Review of Customized 3D Printed Insoles

Walking with Wiivv: Review of Customized 3D Printed Insoles

And I would walk 500 miles, and I would walk 500 more, to be the gal who walked a thousand miles to review at your door. Disclaimer: I have not walked 1,000 miles. As possibly the last person in the tech world without a FitBit or similar, and relying solely on the really inaccurate guesses of […]

And I would walk 500 miles, and I would walk 500 more, to be the gal who walked a thousand miles to review at your door. Disclaimer: I have not walked 1,000 miles. As possibly the last person in the tech world without a FitBit or similar, and relying solely on the...
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...
A 3D Printed Perfect Fit: Wiivv Returns to Kickstarter with Custom Sandals

A 3D Printed Perfect Fit: Wiivv Returns to Kickstarter with Custom Sandals

Last night over dinner I was talking with my brother-in-law about the ghost economy in apparel, where billions of dollars worth of clothes are returned each year, largely from merchandise returned due to poor fit. He was taken aback at the depth of that pit — in 2015, $62.4 billion in 2015 worth of footwear […]

Last night over dinner I was talking with my brother-in-law about the ghost economy in apparel, where billions of dollars worth of clothes are returned each year, largely from merchandise returned due to poor fit. He was taken aback at the depth of that pit — in...
Wiivv Wearables Announces eSoles Acquisition, $4M in Series A Funding

Wiivv Wearables Announces eSoles Acquisition, $4M in Series A Funding

As soon as bionics company Wiivv Wearables Inc. received important venture capital for its 3D printed insoles and completed a $3.5 million seed round funding, it launched an incredibly successful Kickstarter campaign last year: the company’s customized 3D printed insoles broke a record, as the most funded 3D printed good ever on Kickstarter, achieving an astonishing 470% […]

As soon as bionics company Wiivv Wearables Inc. received important venture capital for its 3D printed insoles and completed a $3.5 million seed round funding, it launched an incredibly successful Kickstarter campaign last year: the company’s customized 3D...
Win Custom-Fit 3D Printed Wiivv Insoles in Our Latest Giveaway!

Win Custom-Fit 3D Printed Wiivv Insoles in Our Latest Giveaway!

One of the benefits of 3D printing is the chance to customize products, ensuring the right size, shape, design — and, in some cases, fit and comfort. Wiivv Wearables has taken the customized 3D printing product world by storm since winning the Startup Competition at Inside 3D Printing three years ago, garnering investments and seeing […]

One of the benefits of 3D printing is the chance to customize products, ensuring the right size, shape, design — and, in some cases, fit and comfort. Wiivv Wearables has taken the customized 3D printing product world by storm since winning the Startup...
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...
Smashing Success on Kickstarter: Wiivv Wearables Breaks Crowdfunding Record for 3D Printed Products & Insoles

Smashing Success on Kickstarter: Wiivv Wearables Breaks Crowdfunding Record for 3D Printed Products & Insoles

Wiivv Wearables is a company we’ve followed for quite some time, and while we thought these pretty fancy insoles were going to go far, it is a wonderful surprise to find that not only has their Kickstarter campaign been a smashing success—it’s broken a record! Indeed, the bionics company creating 3D printed custom gear with […]

Wiivv Wearables is a company we’ve followed for quite some time, and while we thought these pretty fancy insoles were going to go far, it is a wonderful surprise to find that not only has their Kickstarter campaign been a smashing success—it’s broken a record! Indeed,...
On Kickstarter Now: Wiivv Customized 3D Printed Insoles Solve Common Foot Pain & Fatigue

On Kickstarter Now: Wiivv Customized 3D Printed Insoles Solve Common Foot Pain & Fatigue

Wiivv is in the business of making 3D printed custom gear with human comfort in mind, starting with the feet. Their custom arches are meant to allow active people to reach their potential without muscle strain. BASE is a 3D printed, customized insole which is made through a user friendly smartphone app. Meant to promote […]

Wiivv is in the business of making 3D printed custom gear with human comfort in mind, starting with the feet. Their custom arches are meant to allow active people to reach their potential without muscle strain. BASE is a 3D printed, customized insole which is made...
Wiivv Wearables Completes $3.5M Seed Round Funding, Looks Toward Kickstarter Campaign

Wiivv Wearables Completes $3.5M Seed Round Funding, Looks Toward Kickstarter Campaign

Bionics company Wiivv Wearables, Inc. has just announced the closing of $3.5M in seed round funding, led by Eclipse VC (formerly Formation 8 Hardware Fund), and Real Ventures, and is also the first investment made by Asimov Ventures, a seed and early stage VC focused on 3D printing and robotics. Evonik Industries, a world leader in specialty chemicals […]

Bionics company Wiivv Wearables, Inc. has just announced the closing of $3.5M in seed round funding, led by Eclipse VC (formerly Formation 8 Hardware Fund), and Real Ventures, and is also the first investment made by Asimov Ventures, a seed and early stage VC focused...
Inside 3D Printing Startup Competition: Details Announced for Santa Clara 2015

Inside 3D Printing Startup Competition: Details Announced for Santa Clara 2015

If there’s one thing I’ve never had any skill for, it’s hiding excitement. In an age where enthusiasm is often met with a too-cool-for-school attitude, this can sometimes be troublesome, but I’d rather approach more days and events like a kid coming downstairs on Christmas morning. The more time I spend writing and reading about […]

If there’s one thing I’ve never had any skill for, it’s hiding excitement. In an age where enthusiasm is often met with a too-cool-for-school attitude, this can sometimes be troublesome, but I’d rather approach more days and events like a kid...
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...
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