Puddle Hops: Case Western at CES, building a product in public

Case Western at CES

Case Western University in Cleveland had a big presence at this year’s all-virtual CES. The list of their exhibitions included 3D-printed violins made at one-quarter size for children, a neuro-fitness tool, an AR creator that offers interactive experiences for products and services, and much more.

Estimator tools for 3D printing

PA-based ExOne has launched a new online estimating tool for companies considering moving production of metal parts to high-speed binder jet 3D printing.

Drive Capital drives midwest startups

Columbus-based venture firm Drive Capital now manages $1.2 billion and is receiving interest from 7,000 startups each year. You can read about their road to success here.

Building a product in public

Nebellum, an indoor farming company in Ames, Iowa has begun a Building in Public (BIP) program. Through it startups can build a product or service in public, which allows people to see the development process, management and metrics.