Proof Point


There are almost 700 makerspaces that are active, being planned or constructed across the U.S., with California, New York and Texas representing 25% of total

Number of Makerspaces in the U.S. by State

This content is available to Charter and Premium Members only. Gain access to this and other paid content by logging in or signing up below.

click here to become a Charter Member

Proof Point Findings:
  • Makerspaces – Communal workspaces providing access to high-end tools and equipments (e.g. best-in-class computers, 3D printer, synthetic biokits, construction equipments), enabling professionals from various fields to turn ideas into product prototypes; also known as innovation hubs, design labs, or hackerspaces
  • U.S. Makerspaces – Has almost 700 makerspaces across country, with 437 (63%) currently active, 169 (24%) planned, 90 (13%) in construction, and 3 (0.4%) in reconstruction
  • Top States – California (93), New York (42), and Texas (41) top three states with most makerspaces, representing 25% of U.S. total
  • Key Drivers – Include rise of Maker Movement, increasing preference for accessing over ownership, growing demand to collaborate with other professionals having similar interests, and heightening focus on active learning
Market Disruption: Access Over Ownership
Sector: Cross-sector

Date Last Updated: April 25, 2017

What are your thoughts?

AcceleratingBiz® is a trademark of MangoStrategy, LLC


   +1 617-588-3400
Become part of the community!

Receive the latest AcceleratingBiz updates and access member-only content

© 2013-2019 MangoStrategy, LLC   |   Read our Cookie Policy, Privacy Policy and Terms of Service