The holiday season is in full swing and it’s time for us to deliver a few presents before the year comes to an end.
Over the next few days we’ll roll out a firmware update to all Bridges. Here’s what this update will bring – plus a few other improvements we made in the past month.Continue reading
So, you’ve decided you want to open a makerspace? Great! Thirteen years ago, Karim and I started our first makerspace, which has now grown to more than 2000 members and branched into two other cities!
Over the years, we made a lot of mistakes – but also learned a few things. In this article I’ll try to share what we know to help you kickstart your makerspace, fab lab or hackerspace.Continue reading
Here’s what we’ve added to Fabman since the last announcement:
New filters for the member list
We’ve added a few additional options to filter your member list. You can now filter by permissions (admin, owner, or normal member) and whether they have any active packages:
Paying for other members
There’s also a new option when adding or editing members: Who’s paying for that member?
With this you can set up family packages or company accounts, where one member pays for others.Continue reading
Over the past weeks we invested a lot of time into improving billing and payments in Fabman. Here’s a quick look at some of the features we’ve just launched.
Members: pay invoices & update payment method
From now on, members can pay their invoices directly from the member portal:
They can also update their saved payment method – so they don’t have to bother you every time their credit card expires.
All you need to do is connect your space to a Stripe account and invite your members to your member portal.Continue reading
We’ve just released two major improvements for the member portal. Here’s a quick overview of what’s changed.
Invoices & charges
Members can now see & print their invoices and check recent charges. If they are on a prepaid plan, they can also see their current credit balance.
Head over to your account settings and enable “Billing for members” to add this new section to your member portal:Continue reading