Posts categorized in:

Licensing

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Follow-Up

Currently on its fourth week at the Box Office, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is estimated to gross over $470m in domestic ticket sales alone. Needless to say, the latest installment of the beloved Star Wars franchise is a massive hit amongst movie goers. Last month, the Source3 data team looked at how the… Read More

Continue Reading

Rogue One and its impact on User-Generated Products

Reminder: A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, the Source3 team explored Star Wars’ ownership history and discovered some amazing Star Wars fan-made goods. With Rogue One: A Star Wars Story making its theatrical debut this week, let’s take a novel approach to “reviewing” the movie. Below, we predict which characters will generate… Read More

Continue Reading

Recognizing Branded IP In Online Marketplaces: A New Offering From Source3

The world is full of creative uses of branded IP. We set out to recognize, organize, and analyze them. There is a vast and fast expanding market in products created not by established brands or their licensees, but by individual sellers and makers.  The exploding handmade/craft market is the most obvious genre of these products… Read More

Continue Reading

User-Generated Content Creates Value for Brands and Content Owners

User-Generated Content (UGC) often acts as social and cultural currency that reflects a loyal fan community and may provide valuable information to brands. Economists have long embraced the Pareto Principle which states that 80% of spending is made by 20% of the consumers. Thus, implying that a brand makes most of their revenue through a devoted… Read More

Continue Reading

Source3 is bringing South Park to 3D Printing!

ATTENTION South Park super fans, technophiles and collectible geeks – For the first time, you will be able to purchase some of your favorite South Park characters previously unavailable in physical form. Source3 has launched a collector-inspired line of South Park characters presented in full-color 3D prints,  featuring year-round introductions of new and old characters…. Read More

Continue Reading

Data Nerds: The New Cool Kids

Data can mean very different things to different companies. Analyzing data may seem dry, but at Source3 data analysis of unique user-created products can find unexpected trends in intellectual property. Thankfully, our very own Andres Palmiter, Director of Operations at Source3, and former Creative Strategist at Youtube, is here to shed some light on the… Read More

Continue Reading

Source3 Joins the Microsoft 3MF Consortium to help create a better 3D printing standard

Over the past couple weeks, we’ve had the chance to join a number of associations that we are deeply passionate about as a company. The Microsoft 3MF Consortium is one in particular that we are particularly excited about engaging over the next couple years as things develop. For those not familiar with the association, “3MF Consortium,… Read More

Continue Reading

TechCrunch Disrupt NY – Here We Come!

TechCrunch and the startup scene are synonymous. I am admittedly a very big fan of their site, and have lost many hours (or gained as well) digging through the site and absorbing as much content as possible. This year, we’re headed to TechCrunch Disrupt NY to be part of that conversation. In 2011, they introduced… Read More

Continue Reading

Source3 is proud to partner with the US Army!

  We are proud to announce our latest partnership with the U.S. Army  to create customizable 3D printed keepsakes. We are excited to be part of a prestigious license program that celebrates the values, history, and spirit of the U.S. Army and its Soldiers. We are also excited to work closely with Beanstalk, a leading… Read More

Continue Reading

Source3: Fundraising Acceleration!

I am humbled to announce that Source3 has recently closed a $4M seed fundraising round, led by Contour Venture Partners and joined by Western Technology Investments, Correlation Ventures, Crosslink Capital, 645 Ventures, many of our friends who joined as angels, as well as  Autodesk, a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software.  The full… Read More

Continue Reading