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Think Like A Startup: Look for Ideas Everywhere, Be Decisive.
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Think Like A Startup: Look for Ideas Everywhere, Be Decisive.

There is no time for bureaucracy in a young company looking to innovate in a legacy industry. Normal CEO and founder Nikki Kaufman explains her philosophy of accepting ideas from everywhere.
Catherine Clifford
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HP Tries Something New With 3-D Scanning Computer
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HP Tries Something New With 3-D Scanning Computer

The company hopes this new desktop computer, called Sprout, can rekindle industry interest.
Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs Will Lead the Way for 3-D Printing Adoption
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Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs Will Lead the Way for 3-D Printing Adoption

With the devices becoming more accessible and affordable, businesses are being built on the rapid designing, prototyping and manufacturing of products.
Chris Elsworthy
Normal CEO: Culture Isn't Defined by How Much Green Juice You Stock
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Normal CEO: Culture Isn't Defined by How Much Green Juice You Stock

Before launching the 3-D printed earphone startup Normal, Nikki Kaufman was in charge of people and culture at product invention company Quirky. Watch for her best advice on pulling a team together.
Catherine Clifford
Why This Entrepreneur Launched in Record Time, But Kept Her Company a Secret Until Blastoff
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Why This Entrepreneur Launched in Record Time, But Kept Her Company a Secret Until Blastoff

Normal Founder Nikki Kaufman went from having an idea for a 3-D printed earphone company to opening the doors of her flagship store in New York City in less than a year.
Catherine Clifford
UPS Makes 3-D Printers Available in Nearly 100 Stores Nationwide
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UPS Makes 3-D Printers Available in Nearly 100 Stores Nationwide

The shipping giant launched a pilot program a year ago where it put six printers in select UPS stores. Now, the program is expanding.
Catherine Clifford
How This 3-D Printing Startup Is Pushing the Boundaries of the Retail Experience
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How This 3-D Printing Startup Is Pushing the Boundaries of the Retail Experience

Normal, a startup that produces 3-D printed earbuds, merges the online and offline world at its flagship location in Manhattan by providing an innovative retail experience to customers.
Catherine Clifford
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This Sector Will Drive the 3-D Printing Boom
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This Sector Will Drive the 3-D Printing Boom

A new report predicts the dental sector will lead the growth in commercial 3-D printing over the next decade.
Jenny Cosgrave
Customized Ecommerce Meets 3-D Printing in Amazon's New Online Store
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Customized Ecommerce Meets 3-D Printing in Amazon's New Online Store

Customers can design and create their own products in a new online shop announced by the Seattle-based ecommerce giant today.
Catherine Clifford
Hasbro to Let Fans Design 3-D Printed My Little Pony Art
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Hasbro to Let Fans Design 3-D Printed My Little Pony Art

Hasbro and the online marketplace Shapeways said their team-up marks the first time that a major global company has opened up its intellectual property for fan-made products.
Geoff Weiss
This Company Makes 3-D Printed Headphones That Perfectly Fit Your Ears
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This Company Makes 3-D Printed Headphones That Perfectly Fit Your Ears

Nikki Kaufman, one of the founders of Quirky, wants to give customers the best possible headphone experience.
Nina Zipkin
Will.i.am Wants You to Buy This Eco-Friendly 3-D Printer
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Will.i.am Wants You to Buy This Eco-Friendly 3-D Printer

The Ekocycle Cube, priced at $1,199 and shipping later this year, purportedly turns old plastic Coke bottles into ‘beautiful objects,' the artist says.
Geoff Weiss
The Make-It-Yourself Movement Is a New Mecca for Entrepreneurs
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The Make-It-Yourself Movement Is a New Mecca for Entrepreneurs

Along with reductions in cost to developing prototypes, these DIYers may also spur creative new ideas.
Martin Zwilling