3D Printing

Stryker’s Adoption of Robotics and 3D Printing

As the Nanalyze brand continues to grow, so do the number of emails we receive on any given day. From the interesting schizophrenics that email us, to the uninteresting public relations people that think we’ll drop everything and write about their paying clients for free, people email us with all kinds of different questions. One commonly asked […]

Why is Nano Dimension Stock Falling?

Investing your own money successfully isn’t as hard as most people think. Still, it takes some time and effort. Most people would rather pay a competent financial advisor for advice instead, and they will probably tell you about the importance of diversification, why your age has something to do with your tolerance for risk, the usefulness […]

When Will We Start to See 3D Printed Cars?

The real value behind 3D printing is what some refer to as “distributed manufacturing“, the idea that we no longer have to build everything at a single centralized factory but instead we can build at multiple decentralized locations. In addition to saving on transport and shipping costs, another value-add is that of flexibility. Imagine a world someday where […]

8 NewSpace Startups Prove it IS Rocket Science

All this talk about Elon Musk taking everyone to Mars got us to thinking about sci-fi movies that feature cool spaceships. Those of us from a certain generation favor the USS Enterprise. The new movies are a blast, even if Kirk doesn’t get the hook-up with blue-skinned alien babes like in the Shatner days. But […]

3D Printing and Distributed Additive Manufacturing

Last year we took input from 4 key technology thought leaders and created a list of 30 emerging technologies that technology investors should be aware of. One of these emerging technologies was “distributed manufacturing” which Scientific American described as a process where “the raw materials and methods of fabrication are decentralized and the final product is manufactured very close to the […]

3D Printing Software – Who Are the Main Players?

We’ve already written up the top five 3D printing startups of 2016 and the top five 3D modeling companies. To get from a 3D model to a 3D printer, however, usually requires a printer management tool that can prep a file for 3D printing. These tools may simply send a file to the printer and, […]

The Top 5 3D Printer Companies Funded in 2016

After the hype bubble sent 3D printing stocks tumbling in 2014, the industry is starting to recover, shedding much of the fat associated with consumer 3D printing. Instead, industrial 3D printers have become the focus, with even desktop 3D printer manufacturers focusing heavily on the application of affordable 3D printing for prototyping and designing, rather […]

A 3D Printing Metals IPO from Aurora Labs

It couldn’t have been more than 2 years ago when 3D printing was all the rage with investors until about the beginning of Q4-2014 when the bubble decided to burst. Here’s a look at what happened to the 3D printing metals IPO from ExOne (NASDAQ:XONE) right around that time: Notice how ExOne (NASDAQ:XONE) traded on […]

Review of The 3D Printing ETF (PRNT) from Ark Invest

Last week, a firm called Ark Investment Management (Ark Invest) unveiled “The 3D Printing ETF (BATS:PRNT)” which is based on their proprietary “Total 3D-Printing Index”. This index is designed to track the price movements of stocks with exposure to the 3D printing industry. Let’s take a closer look at this new 3D printing ETF by first […]

How Easy is It to Run Scams on Kickstarter?

We’ve written before about crowdfunding and warned our readers about how these platforms should be treated with a great deal of caution because of scams and people with no business acumen. When you crowdfund a business for equity, the only way you are getting paid back (if ever) is through a liquidity event and nothing guarantees […]