Hackerspaces as Startup Incubators

Mark Cuban expresses the rather novel idea that the best businesses usually start with no money and that sweat equity is the best startup capital there is. I kind of get what he’s saying, but I want to talk about another important requirement for anyone with a game changing idea: a hackerspace; a makerspace. Hackerspace.org [...]

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We Need More Makerspaces

MIT has their Fab Labs, there are Mobile Fab Labs in Cleveland and elsewhere, and then there are the Hackerspaces (subject dear to my heart) where education, invention, creation and sharing happen. Maker spaces to get small businesses off the ground have never been more important, a fact that the people at ActivSpace appreciate. ActivSpace [...]

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