3D Printing and Technology Fund Changes Name to 3D Printing, Robotics and Technology Fund

3D Printing and Technology Fund (TDPIX, TDPNX) changed its name today to 3D Printing, Robotics and Technology Fund to better reflect that many Fund holdings are in the robotics field, and reflecting an increasingly strong connection between the fields of 3D printing and robotics.

“3D printing continues to be a rapidly growing field as it disrupts traditional manufacturing and aids the growth of new medical, dental and bioprinting horizons,” stated Alan Meckler, Lead Portfolio Manager. “Adding Robotics to our Fund name is logical as the robotics field is growing rapidly too and there are many sectors where the lines are blurred between 3D printers and robots. In fact 3D printers are essentially robots. We are excited to have one of the few investment vehicles in the mutual fund space that targets these two dynamic areas of growth.”

3D Printing, Robotics and Technology Fund is managed by 3D Printing Fund Advisers, LLC, with Alan M. Meckler serving as Lead Portfolio Manager and John M. Meckler as Co-Portfolio Manager and Chief Compliance Officer.

Alan M. Meckler, Lead Portfolio Manager, has 40 years of experience in the media industry and was the lead executive for two initial public offerings and three secondary offerings. He is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Fund's portfolio. Mr. Meckler is currently Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of MecklerMedia Corp., and the founder of the Inside 3D Printing trade shows that take place in the United States and in several countries around the world. Previously, Mr. Meckler had been Chairman and CEO of Mecklermedia Corporation from December 1993 until it was acquired by Penton Media in November 1998. Mr. Meckler also served in the same roles at Jupitermedia and Mediabistro. He has a BA from Columbia College and MA and Ph.D. from Columbia University.

John M. Meckler, Co-Portfolio Manager, since 2010 has been employed by MecklerMedia Corp. as a business development executive with emphasis on the 3D printing industry. Previously he was a creative executive at The Film Department. He has a BS in finance from the McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University.

For more information, visit: www.3dpfund.com

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