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iGo3D Acquires GetReady43D to Invest in 3D Printing Literacy

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iGo3D, a leading European reseller and distributor of desktop 3D printing equipment, announced today that it has acquired GetReady4 3D, the brand and project co-founded by Diogo Quental and Nadia Yaakoubi with the goal to contribute to 3D printing literacy. Since its start in 2013, iGo3D has focused on identifying, distributing and reselling the best 3D printing hardware, software and materials. In the end of Q2, however, with Diogo Quental taking up the role of CEO at the reseller, the company decided to go a step further and contribute to educate the public on 3D printing technology. As a result Nadia Yaakoubi chosen as a co-coordinator for a newly established Learning Area.

Building on Internal Strength

GetReady43D_vF2“With both co-founders of GetReady4 3D working for iGo3D it seemed natural to merge the efforts of both companies at some point “, said Tobias Redlin, co-founder and managing director of iGo3D. “GetReady4 3D focus was on contributing 3D printing literacy, exactly what we wanted to add. The decision to acquire the project was logical. We expect that we can leverage GetReady4 3D work in two new areas that we are preparing: iBS, the iGo3D area for Business Solutions; and the upcoming Education Programme.” GetReady4 3D activity will mostly continue along the same lines as in recent past: sharing knowledge about 3D printing in their website and social media channels, and promoting the 3D Printing online course created by the company in collaboration with SABE online. The exception is that, gradually, content in German will be added to the website. iGo3D GmbH is a European leading reseller and distributor of desktop 3D printing equipment. The company was founded in 2013 by Michael Sorkin and Tobias Redlin. GetReady4 3D is a brand and project that aims to contribute to 3D printing literacy. The project was owned by Virtuous Wisdom, Lda, a company founded in August 2015 by Diogo Quental and Nadia Yaakoubi.  

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