Who Is Funding 3D Printing Startups?
HP Tech Ventures VC Investing In 3D Printing, Virtual Reality And Internet Of Things
HP Tech Venture’s goal will be to invest in and help nurture tech startups in the most advanced technology and communication fields. It will focus mainly on strategic Series A deals in five key areas: immersive experiences (augmented and virtual reality); smart machines (home and commercial robots); the Internet of Things; and finally 3D printing and the broader 3D ecosystem of hardware, software, and materials.
GE Ventures Investing In 3D Printing Startup
Desktop Metal, a Lexington startup that aims to create an affordable and efficient metal 3D printer, has disclosed that it has landed $52 million in total funding from investors including GE Ventures and Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures.
According to its website, Desktop Metal is “the effortless way to go from 3D (computer-aided design) to robust metal parts.” Its 3D printers claim to build complex parts “beautifully and at a price that makes it attainable by every design and manufacturing team.”
The Top 10 Investors In 3D Printing
Who is funding the startups?
By virtue of being an angel investor Kima Ventures positions itself in such a way that it makes more smaller investments, thereby arguably explaining why it has invested in so many new 3D printing startups. Having said that, if you’re a 3D printing entrepreneur you should probably give them a call.
Why Do Top Funds Choose Proto Labs Over Other 3D Printing Stocks?
When it comes to picking the leaders in the 3D printing industry, see why top-performing fund managers are placing their bets on Proto Labs over 3D Systems, Stratasys, ExOne and even tech giant HP.