Quickie: PTC acquires Onshape

Quickie: PTC acquires Onshape

Day: October 23, 2019 PTC and Onshape just announced that they’re teaming up to, as Onshape founder Jon Hirschtick puts it “broaden the scope of what we deliver to [customers[, and broaden our reach in the market to bring Onshape to more users even...
Quickie: Siemens invests in Built Robotics

Quickie: Siemens invests in Built Robotics

So much news these days: TechCrunch reported yesterday that Siemens AG has participated in a $33 million Series B financing round at Built Robotics via its Next47 investment division, joining other investors Building Ventures, Founders Fund, Presidio Ventures, Lemnos...
Quickie: PTC acquires Onshape

Quickie: ANSYS to acquire LS-DYNA

Technically, ANSYS will acquire Livermore Software Technology Corporation (LSTC), maker of LS-DYNA but, ya know … And it’s a BIG bucks deal: ANSYS will pay a purchase price $775 million, 60% cash and 40% via the issuance of ANSYS common stock to the...
Quickie: PTC acquires Onshape

Quickie: RIB invests in US Autodesk reseller

Now this is interesting: RIB, the German maker of the iTWO/MTWO* BIM-focused solution set for the construction industry, just announced that it has acquired a 60% share of U.S. CAD, an Autodesk reseller based in California and with offices across the Western US....
Autodesk invests in actual construction startup

Autodesk invests in actual construction startup

You know that Autodesk invests in tech startups. Did you know that they also invest in makers of actual, physical things? Apparently, they do! Autodesk just announced that it has increased its investment in Factory_OS, a “volumetric modular construction...
Quickie: PTC acquires Onshape

Hexagon adds to its additive bench

One of the things I learned at Hexagon’s HxGN LIVE conference (but haven’t had time to write about yet, sorry) is that the company is on a mission regarding 3D printing (3DP). Planning, prepping, simulating, doing. Today, Hexagon announced that it is...
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Quickie: DS invests in BioSerenity telehealth startup

Quickie: DS invests in BioSerenity telehealth startup Hot on the heels of its planned acquisition of Medidata, Dassault Systèmes announced that it is the lead investor in a €65 million Series B financing round for BioSerenity, a startup developing telehealth...
Quickie: PTC acquires Onshape

DS + Medidata = PLMish for Life Science

Last week, Dassault Systèmes (DS) announced that it was buying the US firm Medidata for $5.7 billion. It’s a deal that has a lot of people in the automotive and aerospace industries, long DS’ sweet spot, wondering, why? First, though, DS’ why. DS...
Quickie: PTC acquires Onshape

One more: PTC acquires AR agency TWNKLS

When so many conferences happen at the same time, news blizzards also happen. PTC announced today that it has acquired PTC TWNKLS, a European company that creates tailor-made augmented reality (AR) applications and offers related services. PTC says the acquisition...