High-Tech Maker Spaces: Helping Little Startups Make It Big #makerbusiness

High-Tech Maker Spaces: Helping Little Startups Make It Big.

Around the country, there are lots of tinkerers working on what they hope will be the next brilliant idea — but who don’t have the tools in their garage to build it. In dozens of cities, those innovators can set up shop in a “maker space” — community workshops where members have access to sophisticated tools and expertise.


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1 Comment

  1. Billy Sidorick

    Thnx. Working on bringing a Maker Space here in Northern New Jersey as we speak.

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