Canada » Bionics startup Wiivv Wearables raises $3.5 mln in seed funding

Vancouver-based Wiivv Wearables Inc, a bionics company that creates custom, 3D printed body gear, has secured $3.5 million in seed-stage financing. The round was led by U.S. venture capital firm Eclipse Ventures, Canadian firmReal Ventures, and is the first investment made by Asimov Ventures, a U.S. investor focused on 3D printing and robotics. Other investors included Evonik Industries, MAS Holdings, Relentless Pursuits Partnersand FIT Technology Group. Founded last year, Wiivv said it is preparing for a Kickstartercampaign in early 2016 to build a community of early adopters for its first product: BASE, a 3D printed comfort-fit insole.

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Wiivv Closes $3.5M Seed Round and Gears Up for Market Entry

World’s Fastest Product Customization Engine to Create 3D Printable Body Gear

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – Dec. 3, 2015) – Wiivv Wearables Inc., a bionics company that creates custom, 3D printed gear, announced today the closing of $3.5M in seed round funding. Wiivv has developed a scalable, enterprise level Adaptive Manufacturing System that features the world’s fastest product customization engine designed to produce custom body gear. The company is preparing to enter the market with a Kickstarter campaign in early 2016 designed to build a community of early adopters for Wiivv’s first product to hit the mass market: BASE – a 3D printed comfort-fit insole with foot digitization done via smart phone.

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