TechShop in the Media
TechShop gives the Maker Movement a big boost
By creating and certifying mini versions of itself through its Makerspace Academy, TechShop hopes to help midwife thousands of small businesses...
The drop-in centres allowing new US tech firms to grow
President Obama went on to praise the likes of TechShop, and its newer workshop competitors, as being at the forefront of what he sees as the continuing strong recovery of the US's manufacturing sector.
President Obama speaking on the economy at TechShop Pittsburgh. Watch the full video here.
With TechShop, the maker movement begins its rise in Washington
March 6, 2014
The Washington Post
If making things is going to become big business again in Washington, ground zero may be a shop class playground for adults that will open in Crystal City this month ... This is the eighth outpost nationally of TechShop ...
NPR All Things Considered
April 30, 2014
High-Tech Maker Spaces: Helping Little Startups Make It Big
Mark Hatch, CEO of a chain of maker spaces called TechShop, says the old model meant that an entrepreneur had to spend $100,000 or more to produce a prototype for a new product. Now it's a fraction of that.
May 23, 2012
TechShop: Paradise for Tinkerers
At the original TechShop in Menlo Park, Calif., Buckley learned how to slice up large sheets of bamboo into smaller pieces and how to fasten them together and smooth them down to make a retro case for the iPad. The result was the DODOcase.
March 18, 2014
25 Makers Who Are Reinventing the American Dream
#16. Mark Hatch & Jim Newton, TechShop: If you want to see inventors launching companies alongside hobbyists building birthday gifts, step inside one of the eight TechShops that Hatch and Newton have opened so far.
What to Know About the Maker Movement and Why You Should Care
June 20, 2014
Taking TechShop as an example, COO Dan Woods cites that the total valuation of products that have been launched out of TechShop facilities is estimated at $10 billion ... For Woods, the combination of the tools, resources, and – most importantly – connections found at maker spaces is what will enable further innovation.
How One Man Went From Being Homeless To Owning A Small Business
February 27, 2014
After a week in the homeless shelter, Roth found a flier for TechShop ... two years later, Roth lives in an apartment with his family, owns his own successful business and helps his city's mayor tackle San Francisco's monstrous homelessness epidemic.
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