[hackerspaces] Startups from Hackerspaces

James Carlson james at schoolfactory.org
Wed Jun 20 07:03:22 CEST 2012

Bill, please connect me. I can help.

On Jun 19, 2012, at 9:58 PM, William Saturno <wsaturno at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Jerry ,
> I have a friend of mine who is looking to work with his local
> government to help assist him in setting up a hackerspace in his city.
> The mayor supports the hackerspace concept, and they are looking
> possibly incorporate an incubator program with the idea of the space
> under one roof. They are putting together a presentation to the city
> council. Are there any references of success stories you can point to?
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> Also, may I share your email with him?
> Thanks
> Bill
> CT Hackerspace, Connecticut
> On Tue, Jun 19, 2012 at 9:39 AM, maxigas <maxigas at anargeek.net> wrote:
>> From: Jerry Isdale <isdale at gmail.com>
>> Subject: [hackerspaces] Startups from Hackerspaces
>> Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2012 15:21:45 -1000
>>> Part of this is to contrast our spaces with the Startup
>>>  Incubator and Accelerators.  Those places often require
>>>  an application for admission, have month long programs of
>>>  classes and mentorship, and put participants in front of
>>>  Venture Capitalist and other funders.  Many
>>>  incubator/accelerators will take a percentage of
>>>  ownership in the company.
>> i just wrote to the hackerspace-rio list. hackerspace-rio is planned so they have no space. they do events, however, and the next is an arduino hackday. the hackday is hosted by an Accelerator:
>> event site: http://www.arduinrio.cc/2012/06/18/arduinrio-hack-day-21212/
>> host company site: http://21212.com/
>> maxigas, kiberpunk
>> --
>> "The members of the government know our arguments very well,
>> the demands of the Network are clear.  They *know* what we want.
>> The question is how to make them *do* what we want."
>> Magic: http://maxigas.hu/maxigas.gpg
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