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RUCKUS IS AN

INDIANAPOLIS

MAKERSPACE.

 

RUCKUS is a place where inventors, designers, artisans, photographers, craftspeople, and engineers can share equipment, technology, and ideas to help launch their next creation.

 

RUCKUS is for everyone with an idea.

Join us and get dirty. 

Please contact:

Consuelo Poland - RUCKUS Artistic Foreman

CPoland@rileyarea.org

 

 
 

Founded in 2015 by:

 
 
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RUCKUS anchorS the Mass Ave Industrial Corridor, A DESIGNATED AREA FOR MAKERS AND MANUFACTURERS TO LAUNCH AND EXPAND.  RUCKUS IS IN the Circle City Industrial Complex, located NEAR 10th Street at the nexus of the Monon Trail, Cultural Trail, and the Pogues Run Trail. RUCKUS will eventually consist of roughly 20,000 square feet of equipment, studio, and retail space. 

THE BASICS

RUCKUS is part of a national movement toward entrepreneurship, technology, and start-up manufacturing.

Local can now be global, and access to affordable, high-tech equipment, such as 3D printersand laser cutters is making (and accelerating) the prototyping and fabrication of an incredible range of new locally-developed products.

 
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With RUCKUS' connection to the Purdue School of Industrial Design and other strong university programs in art, design, and engineering, Resident Makers and Maker Members get access to the resources to develop their products and business right here in Indianapolis.

 

 

RUCKUS' key components are:

SHARED SPACE High speed internet, comfy chairs, and work tables, as well as all types of woodworking, metalworking, laser-cutting, 3D printing, and sewing equipment.

SHARED SPACE

High speed internet, comfy chairs, and work tables, as well as all types of woodworking, metalworking, laser-cutting, 3D printing, and sewing equipment.

INDIVIDUAL SPACE Tables, shop workpods and office studios for individuals and small businesses.  A place where you can build out your branding in physical space, work privately, store and lock up your things.

INDIVIDUAL SPACE

Tables, shop workpods and office studios for individuals and small businesses.  A place where you can build out your branding in physical space, work privately, store and lock up your things.

WORKSHOPS AND CLASSES Workshops providing practical advice and inspiration to all Indy entrepreneurs.   Resident Makers and Maker Members get in depth access to Indy's top attorneys, marketing experts and business development coaches. 

WORKSHOPS AND CLASSES

Workshops providing practical advice and inspiration to all Indy entrepreneurs.  

Resident Makers and Maker Members get in depth access to Indy's top attorneys, marketing experts and business development coaches. 

PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIO A photography studio with basic lighting equipment for use by Resident Makers and Maker Members. 

PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIO

A photography studio with basic lighting equipment for use by Resident Makers and Maker Members. 

COLLABORATIVE SPACE Meet-up and event space for small inspirational gatherings, education, community groups, product pitches and focal space.

COLLABORATIVE SPACE

Meet-up and event space for small inspirational gatherings, education, community groups, product pitches and focal space.

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HOW IT WORKS

some MAKERSPACES are structured as a membership system, similar to that of a gym... 

NOT RUCKUS

we believe in equity, diversity of people, creation of unique ideas and self empowerment.

We eliminate barriers that stand between you and your idea.  our space and cohort of makers promote and protect an environment of creativity, collaboration, encouragement, personal growth, skills development and entrepreneurship.  

 
     

 

 

 

 

HAVE ANOTHER START UP NEED

or

really unique idea?!

GET IN TOUCH WITH US

 

WE PARTNER WITH MANY ORGANIZATIONS TO DEVELOP: 

SMALL SCALE MANUFACTURING SPACE

 COMMERCIAL KITCHEN SPACE 

POP UP ART GALLERY

SHARED EQUITY HOUSING

RETAIL SPACE

A NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM - SOURCE

 

 

NEW WAYS TO LAUNCH AND GROW YOUR IDEA IN INDIANAPOLIS.

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MEMBERSHIP

recruiting resident and maker members now!

FOR A TOUR PLEASE CONTACT: Consuelo Poland - RUCKUS Artistic Foreman

CPoland@rileyarea.org

 
 

resident maker: 

Artist/ Maker, with limited resources, who's a start up or small business owner that needs some guidance to get their business off the ground

  • limited availability

  • Get's a designated space with 24/7 Access

  • Month Rents Vary - $100-$300

  • Free classes

maker members:

start ups/ small business owners who come to ruckus who will utilize the equipment, communal tables but doesn't have a designated space.

  • Limited access to space - Monday - Wednesday 9am-5pm

  • Get a Locker

  • 50% Discount on all classes

  • $50/ Month - 2 Maker Members only

  • $100/ Month - Group rate - No more than 6 Makers (limited amount of group openings)

Circle city makers:

Start ups/ small business owners who come to RUCKUS just for classes.

  • Access to space for classes/ workshops only

  • $30/ Month - flat rate for all classes

 

GET started

 

 Complete the SURVEY OF INTEREST so we can find the place in RUCKUS that best suited to you.

 
 

RUCKUS is located at the southwest corner of the CIRCLE CITY INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX at 10th and Mass Ave, at the intersection of THE CULTURAL TRAIL, THE MONON TRAIL, and the newly completed POGUES’ RUN TRAIL.

 

Address:

1125 E Brookside Ave, Suite D8, Door G10, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202

 

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