Welcoming Identify3D — thoughts on unsexiness, defensibility through experience, and protecting the trillion dollar industrial manufacturing industry (and a brief interlude regarding collaborative partnerships)

Most VC firms talk about how collaboratively their partnership works together — after all, it’s a team effort, right? However (particularly in large firms) it’s easy to take this as nothing more than lip service — you often hear about how each partner acts like her or his own firm, sourcing and closing deals on a strictly individual basis. ..

Inviting the Trojan Horse in Through Your Shipping Bay Doors

A guest post by Ralph Resnick, President and Executive Director, National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) and Founding Director of America Makes looks at cyber security risk in manufacturing. With increased shop floor connectivity, Manufacturing 4.0 and the introduction of Chinese industrial Additive Manufacturing systems coming to the US market, what should we really ..

Identify3D Closes Multi-Million Investment Round Led by SoftTech for Market Expansion, Partner Integration in Digital Manufacturing

Identify3D to Expand Market Growth in Securing of Intellectual Property, Manufacturing Integrity Along the Digital Thread San Francisco, Calif. (March 7, 2017) – Identify3D, Inc., today announced it has completed its multi-million Series Seed investment round led by SoftTech VC. Among other investors participating in the round are the pre-seed lead investor Bee Partners, and ..