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TraceParts Inc.: Building a B2B Platform for Delivering 3D Product Models

Published: 29 September 2016

ID: G00317756

Analyst(s): Kristin Moyer , Mary Mesaglio , Hung LeHong , Lee Weldon


The CEO Of TraceParts Inc. capitalized on the opportunity to create a digital platform business that would connect component suppliers with engineers by offering 3D design models. The manufacturer would have greater exposure, and the engineer would have more choices.

Table Of Contents

Case Study

  • A B2B Platform for 3D Modeling
  • The Provider Value Proposition
  • The Revenue Model
  • Critical Success Factors

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