[hackerspaces] looking to start a hardware accelerator?

Chris Weiss cweiss at gmail.com
Mon Oct 27 17:31:44 CET 2014

I know this is pedantic, but "machine shop" refers to metal working
specifically.  from the equipment list, you have a wood shop.

On Mon, Oct 27, 2014 at 11:23 AM, JB Zurn <jbzurn at gmail.com> wrote:
> The Small Business Administration gave my business a grant to help other
> small hardware accelerators get started. So I'm looking for people who are
> trying to do this, since I have some money to try to help them with this.
> If you haven't heard of one already, a hardware accelerator is like a
> hackerspace, but set up so you can actually run/start a business out of it.
> What I'd really like to do is try to get together a group of these in
> various locations, & combine some of the administrative tasks. There's some
> common needs like security systems, payroll & benefits, that seem to be
> simpler and cheaper at a larger scale. So far I've got security and payroll
> set up.
> If this sounds interesting to you, send me an email!
> You can also check out my website to get an idea of what I'm talking about.
> http://www.sunshinelabs.com
> Or even if you just have thoughts about this. I'm going to Washington DC in
> a couple weeks for the awards ceremony and if people have questions/concerns
> I can bring them to the Small Business Administration and try to get some
> input on them.
> -Brooks Zurn
> Sunshine Labs LLC
> http://www.sunshinelabs.com
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