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3D Systems Acquires ZCorp [message #39078] Tue, 22 November 2011 23:30 UTC Go to next message
avatar ana  is currently offline ana
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Have you guys heard about this? 3D Systems gobbled up another one:

http://online.wsj.com/article/BT-CO-20111121-709267.html


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Re: 3D Systems Acquires ZCorp [message #39123 is a reply to message #39078 ] Wed, 23 November 2011 14:08 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Wow... I think that's their biggest one yet. I hope their intentions are spreading the technology, not to make more profit...


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Re: 3D Systems Acquires ZCorp [message #39911 is a reply to message #39078 ] Wed, 07 December 2011 09:54 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Shapeways please don't be bought by 3D Systems?
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Re: 3D Systems Acquires ZCorp [message #39918 is a reply to message #39911 ] Wed, 07 December 2011 13:23 UTC Go to previous message
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VirtualV wrote on Wed, 07 December 2011 09:54

Shapeways please don't be bought by 3D Systems?
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Well...lets think about it...on September 2010 shapeways managed to raise $5 million from investors - last month the same investors poured another $5.1 million for expansion to build a manufacturing facility and also there is that $1.2 million loan from NYC Investment Fund...

A. Shapeways founding partners must have been diluted by the above.. plus now there are more partners to deal with..

B. There are still big plans ahead to "solidify" the big potential..


Conclusion - not likely to be bought. we're safe. Wink




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