5/18/17 – by Anthony Aguon, Corrine Bona, Howard Hsu, Jordan Raabe I. INTRO Only several years ago in the early 2010’s, additive manufacturing, more commonly known as 3D-printing or AM, became a hotly evangelized technology, propelled by a vanguard of early-adopting consumers who envisioned 3D printers would one day be as common in the home ..
Predicting the future by looking at the past So, where were we in 2011? 3D printing was a concept largely confined to R&D departments. According to the Wohlers report, the market was about $1.6 billion and at that time the prediction for the market was to reach $5.7B in 2017 and about $10B in 2021, ..
Congratulations to Identify3D for winning first place in the 2017 RAPID + TCT Innovation Auditions. There were many great companies involved working in various areas such as simulation & optimization software, materials development, and device manufacturers. Thanks to the entire RAPID team for putting together a great great show this year in Pittsburg. Great work ..
May 5, 2017 Join us at RAPID + TCT 2017, the most influential additive manufacturing event in North America. It is the event to see the latest innovations, network with industry experts, and explore the unlimited possibilities of how 3D manufacturing can advance your business. No other event provides such a comprehensive display of 3D ..
Welcoming Identify3D — thoughts on unsexiness, defensibility through experience, and protecting the trillion dollar industrial manufacturing industry (and a brief interlude regarding collaborative partnerships)Company News
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. ..