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Kickstarter Alum Formlabs Raises $35M Durning Series B Funding Round Led by Foundry Group

This week, Kickstarter success Formlabs announced it had secured $35 million during a Series B Funding Round, which was led by Foundry and Autodesk with participation from existing investors such as DFJ Growth, Pitango Venture Capital, and Pascal Cagni. Formlabs’ total investment to date is… Read More

Formlabs 3D Printer Has Great 2013, Starts 2014 on High Note

  Form 1 Receives Innovation Honor at CES. Form 3D printer from Formlabs had an incredible 2013.  After raising just short of $3 Million on Kickstarter in 2012, the Cambridge, Massachusetts based company went on to raise $19 Million this past October in a funding… Read More

3D Printer Company Formlabs Receives $19 Million in Series A Round

Following a enormously successful crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter last year where Formlabs raised almost $3 Million for their 3D printer, the company has received significant financing from investors. Formlabs, the designers and manufacturers of the Form 1 3D printer, announced $19M in Series A financing.  DFJ Growth… Read More

Can You Really Sue Kickstarter for IP Infringement?

When Formlabs raised $2,945,885 on Kickstarter for its high resolution 3-D printer in October 2012, neither company was expecting a lawsuit. Still, 3D Systems, one of the biggest names in 3-D printing,sued both companies, accusing them of patent infringement. Debate swept the maker community — a 3-D printed Kickstarter project boycotted 3D… Read More

Kickstarting a chain of lawsuits?

There’s no doubt that the rise of crowdfunding has enabled businesses and projects to previously untapped wells of finance, but how well protected are investors? Crowdfunding, in its current guise, ranges from equity investing, to debt provision, to incentive backing. However, the concept is still… Read More

3D Systems Announces Filing of Patent Infringement Suit Against Formlabs and Kickstarter

(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — 3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD) announced today that it has brought suit in the Federal District Court of South Carolina, Rock Hill division, against Formlabs, Inc. of Cambridge, Massachusetts and Kickstarter, Inc. of New York, New York. 3D Systems is seeking injunctive relief and damages… Read More

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