Jake R.


Portland, ME

Member since:

May 1, 2014

Are you an Investor or an Entrepreneur? What has your experience been like in either capacity?

I'm an Entrepreneur working hard to be an Investor.

Are you a looking for a co-founder or wanting to become a co-founder? How much time would you be willing/able to devote to the project?

I am currently, meeting people and looking to bring some co-founders into the fold to help us round out our management team.

Are you an Advisor or a Mentor? If so, what industries do you serve or want to work with? Are you looking for mentorship or advisement? If so, in what area or industry?

I am always listening for good advise and willing to ask you the questions you don't want asked. I am fascinated with the process of turning ideas into items.

What is the name of your startup or your company? When did it start or how long have you been there?

Open Bench Project L3C. I started chewing the idea in the spring of 2012 and made it official in Sept of 2013.

How should someone contact you? Do you prefer to be contacted through Meetup or do you have an email address or phone number to share or an URL to a website form?

you can reach me at [masked] Check out our project at www.OBPortland.org


I'm Jake Ryan Founder + Director of the Open Bench Project. We are a startup aiming to help startups. We offer a shared fabrication workshop for people and businesses looking to develop products and explore ideas. I'm in love with granite.

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