[Discussion] Some 'competition'
jeremy at plt1.com
jeremy at plt1.com
Sun Apr 22 12:46:09 NZST 2012
I think they'll do really well. They aren't just a bit of competition,
they could actually make Tangleball financially unviable.
The startup angle is incredibly powerful since it comes with free
advertising if even one of those startups is successful.
The money side of it isn't actually an issue, see compare their other
business: http://www.bizdojo.com/#!/space , that's pretty reasonable we
were paying 300Kpa for ~20 staff just one street over. There are a lot of
businesses in the area that can plonk down a couple of hundred/week to
have access to the tools, and from a startups perspective it's still
It has the potential to cut off all new memberships.
Off the top of my head we have two market differentiators at the moment
which are 3d printers and the alcohol production. Price is not one of
On Sat, April 21, 2012 7:00 pm, Mr. C K wrote:
> I agree. Sounds more of a business concept incubator start up work space.
> bet it costs. $$$ On Apr 22, 2012 10:50 AM, "Robin Paulson"
> <robin at bumblepuppy.org> wrote:
>> On Sun, Apr 22, 2012 at 10:02:16AM +1200, Vik Olliver wrote:
>>> Also tell their sponsors. Sounds like misleading advertising to me.
>> not to mention a corruption of the concept and ideals of a maker space.
>> from wikipedia:
>> "Hackerspaces[/makerspaces] can be viewed as open community labs
>> incorporating elements of machine shops, workshops and/or studios where
>> hackers can come together to share resources and knowledge to build and
>> make things"
>> bizdojo sounds more business-oriented, i don't think there's much
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