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In the Beginning there was Hacker Lab.

Hacker Lab is a pioneering organization and nonprofit at the forefront of driving Sacramento’s technology ecosystem for over a decade. As an institution renowned for its innovative approach and leadership in the local and national tech scene, Hacker Lab has consistently delivered robust programming that transforms lives. Recognized and celebrated in countless articles and the recipient of numerous prestigious awards, Hacker Lab is a shining example of what can be achieved through passion, hard work and dedication.

Starting as a grassroots movement in a small office in Curtis Park, Hacker Lab quickly evolved into a leader in fostering the local startup and maker community and is now widely recognized as one of the nation’s leading maker spaces. With partnerships in place with organizations such as Maker Mag, California Community Colleges and local governments, as well as major corporations such as HP, Intel, Kaiser, SMUD, AT&T, Toyota and Northrop Grumman, Hacker Lab has a proven track record of success.

Hacker Lab’s mission is building community and creating a space for people to pursue their passions and dreams. For many years, it has been a home for thousands of creators, changemakers, and makers, who have been able to take their projects to the next level thanks to the resources and support offered by Hacker Lab.

A special thank you to our community who helped us build with love such an iconic space as Hacker Lab. You have forever changed the lives of so many. Bravo!

Reopening as a flagship space in Oak Park, Hacker Lab is continuing it’s legacy with it’s newest itteration of a Makerspace. Located behind Made Studio at 3540 Broadway. While the pandemic has presented significant challenges for Hacker Lab, the organization has adapted and evolved, with Hacker Lab now serving as the hub for several programs, including MADE, a creative studio; MAKERHERS, a women’s small business incubator; and Pathways, a workforce development program.

As a 501(c)(3) organization, Hacker Lab is dedicated to providing access and opportunity to as many people as possible, focusing on those who need additional support in technology, making and business. Whether you’re a seasoned maker or just starting, Hacker Lab is here to support you on your journey. Join us as we build, code and unite!

Join us at Hacker Lab Makerspace and MADE Studio, Sacramento's makerspace and creative studio, where your growth is our success.
Together, we'll cultivate a vibrant community of creators and entrepreneurs who will shape the future of innovation in Sacramento and beyond.

The Philosophy Behind Hacker Lab's MADE Studio.

Welcome to Made’s creative studio, where art, innovation, business and collaboration converge. At MADE, we are passionate about nurturing the spirit of entrepreneurship and empowering the Sacramento community with the resources and support needed to bring their visions to life.

As a Sacramento creative workspace and coworking hub, we strive to be the ultimate destination for makers, creatives, and entrepreneurs to thrive

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MADE was born out of of Hacker Lab, an iconic institution that has been a cornerstone of the maker and entrepreneurship community in Sacramento for over a decade.

With the evolution of Hacker Lab, we have expanded on our commitment to innovation and excellence by offering groundbreaking programs like Pathways, Maker to Market, and MAKEHERS.

Nestled in the heart of Oak Park, MADE provides a unique and intimate creative studio and coworking environment, focusing on small business incubation for creative and holistic businesses. We have reimagined the traditional large-scale makerspace by crafting a hyper-focused space that allows our team and community to concentrate on the creator’s journey. We believe in fostering a supportive atmosphere that celebrates your success as our own.

At MADE, we embrace the idea that everyone is a maker, endowed with innate creativity and the potential to forge a path toward personal and financial prosperity. Our mission is to foster education, workforce development, and community engagement, empowering individuals to unlock their full potential and transform their passions into tangible realities.



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