BCN3D, a Barcelona, Spain-based 3D printing technology company, raised $3M in seed funding.
Backers included Accurafy4, JME VC and Victoria.
The company intends to use the funds to ramp-up production.
Led by CEO Xavier Martínez Faneca, BCN3D provides printers used for prototyping, functional validation and manufacturing tooling, jigs, and fixtures. The company recently achieved the 5,000 3D printers sold milestone through a network of 60 active distribution partners operating worldwide. Clients include BMW, Samsung, Louis Vuitton, Nissan, NASA, HTC or ALBA Synchrotron.
After its incubation period, BCN3D has also announced the spin-off from CIM-UPC Center, an Additive Manufacturing center from the South of Europe which is part of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC). Together with the CIM-UPC, the new company is founded by Faneca, supported by an executive team Roger Antunez, Pol Domenech, Marc Felis, Jose Antonio Ortega, Eric Pallares and its technology advisor Roger Uceda.