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This story appears in the December 2015 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

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Earlier this year, Boston-based 3-D printing company Voxel8 raised $12 million in Series A funding. Among the windfall were contributions from Autodesk's Spark Investment Fund -- the software company's $100 million 3-D printing investment initiative -- and In-Q-Tel, the CIA's venture fund for intelligence-related innovations.

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