3D Print Week California in Santa Clara, California
According to 3D Print Week California,” this is a series of events that will be hosted at Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, California, during the week of October 19-23, 2015. These events are related to 3D printing and include displays, fashion shows, and talks by experts in the field of 3D printing. The events include Inside 3D Printing Conference & Expo 3D Print Design show.
3D printing startup competition, a 3D print vehicle zone, among others”.
Investing in 3D Printing: 3D Printing Robotics and Technology Fund
The first ever mutual fund focused on 3D printing and additive manufacturing was started in January 2014 and called 3D printing and Technology Fund. In June 2015, the fund was renamed to 3D Printing Robotics and Technology Fund. The fund is managed by 3D Printing Fund Advisers, LLC, with Alan M. Meckler as the Lead Portfolio Manager and John M. Meckler as Co-Portfolio Manager. The fund can be bought online from Schwab, Scottrade, Vanguard, or from the fund’s website http://www.3dpfund.com/.
The fund has Institutional Class shares (TDPIX) and Investor Class shares (TDPNX). The top holdings of the fund include Stratasys, Autodesk, Dassault Systemes, Hewlett-Packard Co., General Electric Co., and so on. Some of the larger companies such as General Electric Co. are included since they have been acquiring companies focused on 3D printing technology.
This is not an investment advice. Before investing, please consult the prospectus of the fund. Please visit the fund’s website (www.3dpfund.com) for further details.
California’s 3D Printing Expo October 2015: Startup Competition with $15,000 Award
according to the Inside 3D Printing, “considered one of the largest 3D Printing expo will be in Santa Clara California USA on October 20-22, 2015. The Inside 3D Printing Conference and Expo has sessions for two days for tutorials and new technology information from experts. This year the expo has a startup competition. This year’s winner will get award worth around $15,000”.:)