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TechShop 2.0 is now TheShop.build ? @techshop #techshop #techshop20 @ChronicleBenny @sfchronicle (updated)

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A press release/announcement went out from “TechShop 2.0” 6:40pm ET, yesterday (2/16/18) called “TechShop 2.0 San Francisco Press Release.” Additionally, the San Francisco Chronicle has an article titled “TechShop 2.0 opens Monday in San Francisco.” Pictured above the new TheShop.build site –

TechShop 2.0 San Francisco Opening February 19th

We are excited to announce to the following to the maker community in San Francisco. Enclosed below you will find a copy of the press release we published announcing our upcoming opening.

Visit TechShop2.com and check out the membership options. Be one of the first to sign up.

Immediate Release 2/15/2018 TechShop 2.0 to Open in San Francisco

San Francisco, CA— 2/9/2018 — Today, TechShop 2.0 announced the company will be reopening the former SOMA TechShop facility on Howard Street. The company plans on opening the shop on February 19th, 2018.

TechShop 2.0 completed a transaction to purchase the equipment located at the facility and entered into a new lease for the facilities.

Tech Shop 2.0 will be providing access to advanced and basic tools, including milling machines, cnc routers, laser cutters, welders, 3D printers, woodworking machines, vinyl cutting, sewing, injection molding, design software, and is already looking at additional equipment based on community feedback. The company will be creating a class offering to expand and compliment equipment skills from novice to advanced.

“We are excited to join the community makers, hobbyists, students, and entrepreneurs as they bring their ideas and dreams to life,” Dan Rasure, Tech Shop 2.0 CE0.

For more information, press only: PR Contact Name Megan Drew Wieslander Email [email protected] For more information on: TechShop2.0 www.techshop2.com

www.techshop2.com now displays “TheShop.build” on the page and all references to “TechShop 2.0” appear to be removed. TheShop.build was registered yesterday (2/16/2018).

Whois Record for TheShop.build
1 days old
Created on 2018-02-16
Expires on 2019-02-16
Updated on 2018-02-16

From the SFChron article

On Monday, Kansas entrepreneur Dan Rasure plans to reopen the downtown San Francisco workshop as the first step toward rebuilding the chain.

Rasure is CEO of a new company, called TechShop 2.0, that’s leased the workshop on Howard Street from the building’s landlord, 5M Project LLC, owned by The Chronicle’s parent company, Hearst Corp.
Rasure, 35, said he plans to run the company with an eye toward remaining profitable. Part of his business plan includes investing in early stage startups that might use the space and then making a profit if the businesses do well.

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“TECHSHOP 2.0 SAN FRANCISCO LLC” is registered as a Kansas, LLC. as of 1/20/2018.

At the time of this post, I emailed [email protected] asking about the name change as well as Dan Woods the CEO of TechShop, if there is a reply, the post will be updated.

Update 3:01pm 2/17/2018

TechShop, Inc. nor any of it’s wholly-owned LLC’s have a relationship to or agreement with the parties who are apparently opening a makerspace in the former TechShop San Francisco location. What we know is what anyone else who has been reading social media knows.
Dan Woods
CEO
TechShop


Related

  • DECEMBER 18, 2017 AT 11:37 AM, TechShop 2.0 update – Adafruit.
  • DECEMBER 12, 2017 AT 9:03 PM, TechShop “Memorandum of understanding” – canceled? – Adafruit.
  • DECEMBER 5, 2017 AT 12:41 AM, Adafruit interviews Dan Rasure, Managing Partner TechShop 2.0 – Adafruit.


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2 Comments

  1. TechShop 1 owes its employees and contractors $600,000. Some people are owed over $25,000.

    The assets in the San Francisco Techshop were forfeited by TechShop1 to Hearst property Manager and then sold to TechShop2, thus making it impossible to liquidate the assets to repay TechShop Employees and Contractors.

  2. The picture at the top — which also heads the new TheShop website — disturbs me. When I first became a member there were three Jet mills: until they traded one off to I think Santa Clara. That, and the freshly painted wall and the familiar but oddly pristine Lathe/Mill tools cart makes me think this is a picture from five years ago — and thus, not representative of what the shop looks like now.

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