London-headquartered VC firm Balderton Capital is betting on popular demand for 3D printing with a seed-stage investment in 3D printing network 3D Hubs.
It’s July 4th, so let’s celebrate America with 3D printed stuff!
There are dozens of companies selling 3D printers and printer supplies now, a sign that the market for home-based object printing is about to take off. Here’s a gallery of some of the contenders.
With a little over 24 hours left on its fundraising campaign on crowdfunding site Indiegogo, Canadian startup Matterform has substantially surpassed its goal for its low cost 3D scanner called the Photon.
As far afield as Japan, disruptive technologies raised multimillions to bring their companies to the next phase of growth.
Editor’s Pick Andreessen Horowitz says that 3D is reaching its tipping point — and the VC firm is putting its money where its mouth is.
Editor’s Pick 3D printing is moving fast, and existing copyright law is having a rough time keeping up.
Like Airbnb for 3D printers, Makexyz links the 3D printer owners of the world with the designers that need them
Lux Ventures III will invest in breakthrough startups working in the energy, technology, and healthcare sectors.
Editor’s Pick 3D printing exploded into the mainstream this year with a bunch of company news and unlikely new applications, from sex toys to guns.
With the announcement of Staple Easy 3D, Staples is introducing the future of 3D printing that we knew was coming.
Check out today’s funding news; there’s a lot of it. A high-brow Airbnb clone snagged $12 million, and 3-D printing received a $6.2 million boost. Take a look at the other companies that VCs are throwing money at today:
After 3-D printing more than one million objects, Shapeways announced the close of a $6.2 million second round of funding, reports the New York Times. Keeping up with the growing interest in three-dimensional printing, the company helps you design and print nearly any object of your dreams.
Is there anything more American than a robot that can create anything you want out of little more than a spool of wire and some electricity? It’s only a slight exaggeration to say that the MakerBot offers levels of Jeffersonian self-reliance that our founding fathers only dreamed of.
3D printing company Shapeways is opening up its own production facility with a new $5.1 follow on of funding from Index Ventures and Union Square Ventures.