SOLS Lays Off 20% of Staff Ahead of New Product Announcement

SOLS Lays Off 20% of Staff Ahead of New Product Announcement

By Tyler Koslow

Since being founded by Kegan Schouwenburg in 2013, the 3D printed insole company SOLS has appeared to be expanding in a strictly positive direction. They’ve successfully introduced their customized 3D printed insoles to over 40,000 physical therapists, and have steadily obtained funding from investors such as Founders Fund, Lux Capital, Melo7 Tech Partnets, and others (including $11.1 million in their 2015 Series B round). So, when it was announced late last week that SOLS was laying off 20% of their staff, I was personally surprised to say the least.…

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SOLS Lays Off 20% of Staff Ahead of New Product Announcement

New Balance Partners with Intel, Starts New Digital Technology Division

New Balance Partners with Intel, Starts New Digital Technology Division

By Tyler Koslow

When it comes to recent trends within the fashion industry, no one field has been as heavily invested in 3D printing as footwear has. From major companies crafting their newest shoes with 3D printed midsoles to orthotic-driven startups such as Wiivv Wearables and SOLS providing custom-designed and printed insoles, the influence of 3D printing has been spreading across footwear design and manufacturing for quite some time now. The sportswear company New Balance is certainly no stranger to this influence, having announced last November that 3D printed midsoles will be implemented into the design of their newest running shoe.…

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New Balance Partners with Intel, Starts New Digital Technology Division