Rich Wetzel, CEO and Co-Founder of Freshmade 3D, is a result of the 3D Printing entrepreneurial ecosystem currently growing in the Youngstown area. A graduate of Youngstown State University, Rich spent the summer of his senior year interning at MakerBot and soon began working at the Youngstown Business Incubator in 2014 as the Additive Manufacturing Business Coordinator. Read more
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On June 26, 2017, the Youngstown Business Incubator was awarded a grant from Burton D. Morgan Foundation for the development of a commercialization program for additive manufacturing technologies. Through a partnership with America Makes and Team NEO, outreach was conducted to downselect potential assets for commercialization. Once assets were identified, they were put through a 3 phase program; the Deloitte Commercialization Tool, a Path to Market Assessment, and selection of a Student Team. Read more
What makes the utilization of 3D printing on a global scale so exciting is that the technology is being used in nearly every industry in extraordinary ways.
You may be surprised to discover that you may be using or looking right at 3D printed works in your daily life, without even recognizing it. Ponder the fascinating and effective reasons why 3D printing is making a great impact on the world.
Like most millennials, I see an inherent value in two things: technology and diversity.
This is why I believe the I-YBI initiative is a valuable asset to YBI and the entirety of the Youngstown community. Read more
Cloud-based technology in transportation — How one startup is leveraging opportunity.
With issues of poor communication, unrelenting competition, high driver downtime, and capacity growth, the transportation industry is under pressure to increase driver efficiency and satisfaction. For transportation companies, cloud computing and field services software offer potential for disruption in business agility, revenue growth, operations capability, and integration among partner systems. (Just ask IBM.) Read more