As new touchpoints and degrees of context continue to rise, one trend is clear in this new economy — things are looking good for the Chief Marketing Officer. As Samuel Greengard, contributing writer to CMO.com writes: Digital marketing consumes a growing percentage of IT spending within the enterprise. The figure now stands at about 11 […]
Positioning is one of the hardest things to get right in an early startup. It is more than just getting product-market fit and saying done. It is the embodiment of how you describe yourself to the market. By defining yourself and your offering, you are helping your audience to categorize you and to fit what […]
Move over selfie, it’s time for the shapie. With a new 3-D body scanner from Artec Group, you can get a figurine made in your image in just minute.
Explaining to family and friends that you are taking a train to see a bunch of weird microwave-looking machines print 3-dimensional objects out of what seems like thin air, is a bit like telling them your hopping on a train to Hogwart’s. At least—from the looks on the faces I saw—I imagine the reactions must […]
I’m obsessed with 3D printing. The first time I saw it happening live, I sat there with my mouth agape, finally grasping what the concept meant–I knew immediately that the technique was going to have some really cool applications in the fashion world. While we’re still in the very beginning conceptual stages, there is some […]
Hot off of the Tumblr acquisition, Silicon Alley sees another big deal. Just yesterday it was announced that MakerBot was being acquired by Stratasys, representing some significant consolidation in the red hot 3-D printing space. The deal has an initial value of $403 million with a potential upside of over $600 million based on some […]
EdTech Nonprofit Honors Bre Pettis of MakerBot Industries, NYC entrepreneur Joanne Wilson and Best Buy Children’s Foundation at MOUSE@15 event on May 20th. For those of us who were there when it launched, it’s hard to believe that MOUSE is turning 15. The nonprofit got its start when founder Andrew Rasiej, whose office was […]
Looking for a Super Mario Mobius strip, birds’ nest eggcups, headphone cufflinks or a hyphae lamp? Shapeways has all this and more, at just a click away, and considering that the 6 year old company just announced a whopping $30 million Series C led by Andreessen-Horowitz, expect to see a lot more innovation from these […]