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  • CREATE ·2018 Grants Challenge
    🎉 Honorable Mention

    Maker Walk: Behind-the-scenes look at locally-made brands and factories around LA

    We’re expanding Maker Walk around the city—and partnering with Artisanal LA & LA Food Fest—to raise awareness for local brands and manufacturers, and mobilize the creative community to MAKE IT IN LA!

  • CREATE ·2015 Grants Challenge

    Make it in LA – help connect and celebrate LA’s entrepreneurial ecosystem for making things

    Everyone knows LA is a center for design, culture, and tech -- but did you know it’s also the largest manufacturing hub in the country? Preliminary results of a forthcoming study have found that LA manufacturing opportunities are growing, but companies need help connecting to LA’s complex supplier network, accessing capital, and navigating government. Make it in LA is piloting an effort to help startups and growing companies connect and succeed in the design and manufacturing ecosystem of LA.