That’s not hyperbole from the former Green Beret with an MBA and spiked silver hair. In an exclusive interview with Yahoo! Small Business on Friday in New York, Hatch, who was in town for the World Maker Faire, relayed numerous near-overnight manufacturing success stories that have emerged from TechShop facilities around the country.
Since the company’s founding in 2006 in Menlo Park, Calif., locations have sprung up in San Francisco, San Jose, Detroit, Austin, and Pittsburgh. Members pay around $125 per month to access $1 million worth of advanced machinery and design software, 7 days a week, 9:00 am – midnight.
TechShop’s $60 million investment offering announced today—perhaps the first to leverage new fundraising rules enabled by the JOBS Act—will help expand some existing facilities and establish atRead More »from How TechShop is spawning individual industrial revolutions