D3D Enterprise Development Concept

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D3D and the Universal Axis system for making CNC machines (3D printers, routers, etc) serves as a robust platform for Distributive Enterprise development. To date, the technology has reached a minimum viable product stage, and OSE's Distributive Enterprise program is being developed. Here we go through some enterprise scaling scenarios, exploring possible business models. Prior work on Financial Projections is continued here.

Possible Models


  • Allows for DE replication by any interested party, without restrictions (outside of not using the OSE brand for their activity), with attribution and disclaimer of responsibility.
  • Dedicated training for replication is done through an Internship Program for Distributive Entrepreneurs
  • Internship program promotes OSE Development by a requirement of Green Belt Developer Certification prior to Internship
  • 90 day, 120 hour prerequisite on the OSE Dev Team - and completion of Green Belt - good standing. for all Interns
  • Internship is 2 months, with 2 stints required on site (minimum 2 weeks and 1 week). 2 interns must be on site at all times. Internship cost includes housing. Application video cover letter is required.

Typical Financial Considerations

  • Each cycle according to Requirements is 2 months
  • 24 3D printer build per event baseline ($7200/event)
  • Each Internship Cycle has 4 Interns, running a first event collaboratively in the first month, and then doing their own event the second month
  • Internship has a reasonable cost associated with it
  • Builds would typically be on site at OSE, or in remote locations
  • Remote Collaborator builds have a typical arrangement where OSE is responsible for logistics, with drop ship of 1/2 the materials to the specific location, sollowed by local sourcing for the second half of materials to verify sourcing robustness. Local facility provides space and tools. Financial arrangement includes a public lecture, and effectively training/providing nonexclusive workshop rights to the Remote Collaborator for continuing the XM Workshop enterprise, with OSE XM Certification for a specified period. OSE keeps workshop revenue from the initial workshop, and Collaborator reserves the right to run OSE XM certified workshops in the future. This must be selected for locations that can guarantee an audience of a minimum of 12 participants for a workshop. Remote collaborator shares 10% of the workshop revenue after materials and consumables costs are considered.
  • 4 interns per 2 month period run a single event in the first month, and 4 events in the second month as part of their training. OSE receives the internship tuition and the revenue from workshops.
  • Global registration website features signups in remote locations, followed by hosting an event at a given location once enough interest is shown. Typical schedule includes an OSE lecture at a university, followed by the workshop on the second day.
  • Each Internship Cycle produces 5 surplus 3D printers
  • 3D printed part kits are produced using the D3D Print Cluster

Net Revenue Potential

  • $7200 per XM event
  • 5 events every Cycle in the above scenario
  • $6k internship revenue per cycle
  • $1500 3D printer sales every cycle (5*$300)
  • Kit sales are $50 each (assume 5 per cycle, with PVC frame)

OSE + Intern Net Revenue Potential

  • OSE - $43,750 per Cycle based on 4 interns
  • Intern - a annual $43,200 based on monthly workshops of 12 builds per trainee
  • Annual OSE - $262,500
  • Total Annual Intern potential - $1.04M, based on 12-printer events