One of the most critical parts of running a startup is getting solid market validation. That was our primary goal in attending the Bay Area Maker Faire in San Mateo, Calif.

We also wanted to show people our Discov3ry extruder, which retrofits most filament style 3-D printers to allow printing with paste materials. By showing people what paste printing looks like, and the range of off-the-shelf or homemade materials they could print, we hoped to remove some of the mystery of 3-D printing and get people thinking about possibilities.

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