Nvbots, a Boston, MA-based creator of a fully-automated 3D printer, secured $2m in seed funding. Backers included domestic and international investors. In conjunction with the funding, Dr. Michael Foley, manufacturing expert, MIT faculty member and former CEO of Reflexite (sold to Orafol), will be joining the board of directors. The company intends to use the […]

Other Machine Co., a San Francisco, CA-based maker of desktop manufacturing machines, closed a $3m Series A funding. Backers included Broadway Angels‘ Sonja Perkins and Joanna Drake Earl; Jonathan Bachrach (Berkeley, EECS); CrunchFund; Tim O’Reilly (Founder & CEO, O’Reilly Media); Chris Anderson (CEO, 3DRobotics); Tony Hseih‘s VegasTechFund; Core Ventures Group; Dave Morin’s Slow Ventures; Allegro Venture Partners; […]

Mcor Technologies Ltd, a Co Louth, Ireland-based manufacturer of a line of desktop paper-based 3D printers, raised $12m in growth capital. The round was led by Wheb. The company intends to use the funds to expand globally. Established in 2004 by Dr. Conor MacCormack, CEO, Mcor Technologies manufactures affordable, full-colour and eco-friendly 3D printers. They use ordinary business […]

FabZat, a Bègles, France-based in-app shop for 3D printed, personalised gaming products, raised $600k in seed funding. The round was led by Kima Ventures. The company intends to use the funds for its commercial and technological deployment acceleration. Led by Florent Pitoun, CEO & co-founder, FabZat allows players to order 3D printed customized figurines, along […]

Structured Polymers, an Austin, Texas-based producer of specialty polymer powders for sale to the 3D printing industry, raised $1.5m in seed funding. $1.2m was raised in less than a week through equity crowdfunding platform MicroVentures, which also led the funding round involving approximately 65 investors. The company intends to use the funds to advance the […]

Factorli, a Las Vegas-based manufacturing startup, raised $10m in Series A round of funding. Backers included Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos.com, and the VegasTechFund. Founded by Jen McCabe, Factorli provides a channel for companies to manufacture new hardware products in small volumes before commercial mass production. The company will manufacture small-envelope consumer electronic products at […]

SOLS Systems, a New York-based maker of 3D printing technology focused on orthotics, raised a $6.4m round of funding. The round was led by Lux Capital with participation from new investor Founders Fund as well as existing investors RRE Ventures, Rothenberg Ventures, Felicis Ventures, FundersGuild and Grape Arbor VC. The company intends to use the […]

Mixed Dimensions, Inc., an Amman, Jordan-based provider of a browser-based 3D design tool, raised little under $1m in seed funding. Backers included venture funds and angels in the USA, Europe and Middle-East, including the Badia Impact Fund and Ecosystem Ventures, along with the Alchemist Accelerator, which incubated the company in 2013. The company, which has […]

KeyMe, a New York, NY-based provider of an application that copies keys and solves lockouts, secured $7.8m in Series A funding. Backers included White Star Capital, Battery Ventures, 7-Ventures, the investing subsidiary of 7-Eleven, and early investor Ravin Gandhi. Founded in 2012 and launched in mid-2013 by Greg Marsh, CEO, KeyMe leverages patented technology to […]

Fuel 3D Technologies Ltd., an Oxford, UK-and Greenville, NC-based maker of 3D scanning solutions, closed $2.6m (approximately £1.6m) in financing. The round was led by Ben Gill of Chimera Partners. The company intends to use the funds to develop its Fuel3D scanner technology. Led by Stuart Mead, CEO, Fuel 3D Technologies provides Fuel3D, a handheld 3D […]

Fusion Implants (have a look at a presentation of the company here), a Liverpool, UK-based company which has developed a surgical implant to cure lameness and restore mobility in dogs, received a six-figure investment from The North West Fund for Venture Capital, managed by Enterprise Ventures. The exact amount of the transaction was not disclosed. […]

CGTrader, a Vilnius, Lithuania-based marketplace for 3-D models and content, received an investment from Intel Capital. No financial terms were disclosed. Intel Capital’s investment was led by Klaus Konrad and existing backer Practica Capital participated in the round. The company intends to use the funds to accelerate the growth of itd digital library, distribution channels […]

Makoo, an Italian developer of a web application that allows users to materialize their own emotions in a jewel, thanks to their voice and 3D printing, has officially taken off. Founded by Federico De Simone and Giulio Galassi, Makoo is to launch a platform that allows users to choose jewels based on a vocal message. […]