3D-printing marketplace Shapeways set for SPAC

Shapeways this morning confirmed earlier reports that it has entered into a deal to go public via SPAC. The model, which has become increasingly popular among tech companies in the past year, has alre

Where top VCs are investing in healthcare B2B and infrastructure

Rising healthcare costs, an aging population, stifling regulations and the complexity of present-day technological offerings make the trillion-dollar healthcare industry ripe for disruption. Not only

3D-printing marketplace Shapeways raises a $30 million Series E

Investors, it seems, aren’t entirely soured on the world of 3D printing. The technology is still making progress in the enterprise sector, and Shapeways is certainly continuing to make a case for it

3D-printing marketplace Shapeways names a new CEO

After months of searching, Shapeways announced today the appointment of Gregory Kress as CEO of the 3D printing marketplace. Kress, the former president and COO of online learning service Open Educati

Beheld is a new startup that lets you scan, send, and print yourself

Kat Kinkead and Peter Weijmarshausen met at their old company, Shapeways. Weijmarshausen recently stepped down as CEO and was looking for something cool to do when he and Kinkead realized that the mos

Is the US Supreme Court decision regarding uniforms worth cheering for?

Imagine a Warhol painting. It’s an original work of art, protected by copyright. Now, imagine the painting printed on a shirt. Is it still a copyrightable work? Absolutely. Now, imagine the shirt ca

Link3D pitches a new platform for industrial additive manufacturing

Link3D is launching a new service to connect industrial businesses with additive manufacturers around the country. Pitching itself as a more professional alternative to 3D Hubs, Formlabs and Shapewa

Evaluating IP infringement risks for designers and consumers of 3D printing services

Incredible design and manufacturing capabilities are available to almost anyone right now, thanks to 3D printing services and the designers/makers who populate those services’ marketplaces with desi

Tech trends that will impact your home

High-tech homes are about to revolutionize the way we live. While interior design once relied on color schemes and playful accents, new tech trends are completely revamping how we design, build and li

Whatever happened to 3D printing?

Sam Cervantes is a quiet-seeming guy who speaks earnestly about his line of work. When I visited his Brooklyn 3D printer factory in 2013, workers in an assembly line were busy putting together Solidoo

Mixed Dimensions retools its 3D printing software to target gamers, b2b

San Francisco-based Mixed Dimensions, which makes software targeting the 3D printing space, has closed a $4 million Series A, with the funding round led by SiliconValley investors Alsop Louie Partners

Join The Giants Of The Maker Movement At TC Disrupt In San Francisco

Makers rule the world. Whether you sling code or craft hardware, the ability to build is of absolute importance in the new economy. That's why I'm pleased to announce that I'll be hanging out with Mak

Shapeways Snags Another $30M In Funding To Expand Its 3D Printing Ecosystem

Shapeways, a 3D printing service and marketplace, announced a $30 million Series D round led by INKEF Capital. The round was supported by new investors like Hewlett Packard Ventures and Presidio Ventu

Zazzy’s New Marketplace Lets You Design And Sell Your Own 3D Printed Jewelry

Zazzy, an Amsterdam-based startup that allows anyone to design and customize their own 3D-printed jewelry is now launching a new marketplace that lets you sell your jewelry to others as well, inste

Shapeways CEO On 3D Printing Gold, Generation Minecraft And Bringing Memes To Life

What's the future of additive manufacturing? In a wide-ranging talk here at TechCrunch Disrupt NY with TC's John Biggs, Shapeways CEO Peter Weijmarshausen, discussed the current state of play for the

Shapeways CEO Peter Weijmarshausen To Talk About The Future Of 3D Printing At Disrupt NY 2014

3D printing is the best kind of printing and Peter Weijmarshausen is one of the biggest names in this emerging market. His company, Shapeways, is the largest 3D-printing marketplace in the world and h

Shapeways Introduces New Squishy 3D Printing Material, Elasto Plastic

While the name "Elasto Plastic" sounds like an 80s punk band, it is, in fact, a new material from <a target="_blank" href="">3D printing company Shapew

TC Makers: 3D Printing Wizards At Shapeways Show Us Their Brand New Queens Factory

It's rare to see a company that is so established yet so cutting edge as Shapeways. The company, founded in 2007 as a spin-off of Royal Philips Electronics, began as a one-off 3D printing service that

Shapeways Rolls Out Developer Portal And New API In A Bid For Better 3D Printing Apps

3D printing company Shapeways had a banner 2012 -- it locked up a <a href="">$6.2 million Series B</a> last year in a round led b

Shapeways Opens Doors To Its NYC 3D Printing, Distribution Center

Some <a href="">one million</a> 3D printed products later, <a href="">Shapeways</a> f
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